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Recent General Interest Articles

  1. Learn more about Deepta Chopra’s new book, ‘Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia’...

    Deepta Chopra, co-author of Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia, edited by Gabriele Koehler and Deepta Chopra, Preface by Naila Kabeer, has put together a great article, talking about her new book which publishes this month. Read the full article here...

  2. The Routledge Human Development and Capability Debates

    This series, edited by Séverine Deneulin, Ortrud Lessmann and Krushil Watene, aims to foster multi-disciplinary discussions of contemporary issues, using the normative framework of the ‘capability approach’ and human development paradigm. It considers the extent to which the capability approach, and its perspective of human freedom, provides useful and innovative ways of interpreting and analyzing various social realities, such as wellbeing and justice; land conflict; indigenous rights; and technological innovation.  Read more.

  3. UN Book Launch for ‘Searching for Resilience in Sustainable Development’

    Last month saw the official launch of Searching for Resilience in Sustainable Development: Learning Journeys in Conservation, by John Blewitt and Daniella Tilbury. It was a formal yet colorful event, at the UN in Nairobi, with Maasai dancers, traditional African celebrations and valuable endorsements from the UN agencies... Read more >>>

  4. More great savings!!!

    For the second installment of our December savings, we are excited to announce that you can now also SAVE 20% on all titles from the Routledge Explorations in Development Studies series.

    For a limited time only, you can save 20% on as many books from the series as you would like. Just enter discount code RED13 when you checkout. For the full range of titles in the series, please click here.

  5. Reflections on ‘Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development’

    Franklin Obeng-Odoom, author of Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development, has recently shared his reflections of the book with Urbani izziv ("Urban Challenge"). Franklin discusses the global interest in cities and governance and how his book contributes to the conversation. Read the full article here.

  6. Routledge Perspectives on Development Series - SAVE 20% TODAY

    To kick off our December savings, and celebrate the vacation season, Routledge are very excited to be able to offer you 20% off all titles from the Routledge Perspectives on Development Series.

    For a limited time only, you can save 20% on as many books from the series as you would like. Just enter discount code PER13 when you checkout. For the full range of titles in the series, please click here.

  7. December Discounts

    To celebrate the vacation season, Routledge are very excited to be able to offer you some fantastic special offers on our Development Studies titles this December!

    Keep an eye on the Routledge Development Studies page over the next few weeks for these super savings!

     

  8. Author Video

    Franklin Obeng-Odoom has put together his very own video, to tell you more about his most recent book, Governance for Pro-poor Urban Development: Lessons from Ghana.

    Click here to view online!

    Franklin's upcoming book, Oiling the Urban Economy: Land, Labour, Capital, and the State in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana, is scheduled to publish in June 2014.

  9. Development Studies Association (DSA) 2013 Conference

    The DSA Annual Conference 2013 is taking place on Saturday 16th November 2013, at the University of Birmingham, UK.

    Visit the Routledge stand to browse our latest publications, and save 20% on all exhibited titles.

    For more details on this year's conference, please visit www.devstud.org.uk/index.html

  10. Learn more about our authors: Dr. Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    Franklin Obeng-Odoom is the Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the School of the Built Environment and a member of the Asia Pacific Centre for Complex Real Property Rights at the University of Technology, Sydney. His research interests are centered on the political economy of development, cities and natural resources (especifically water, oil, and land). Franklin's research has appeared in numerous publications, including Review of African Political Economy and The Review of Black Political Economy (to name just a few). Learn more by having a browse through Franklin's website at www.obeng-odoom.com.

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