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  1. Do you want to win £50 OR $75 worth of books?

    Routledge would like to offer our loyal social media members the chance to win £50 worth of books.

    All you have to do is simply retweet our ‘£50 OR $75 worth of free books’ post and you will automatically be entered into our prize draw. The winners will be announced on April 21st 2014 so please keep checking our pages.

  2. Praise for “Urban Poverty in the Global South” from the IJURR Journal

    "The work is ambitious — few authors could so compellingly carry off such a sweeping title — but Mitlin and Satterthwaite manage to comprehensively and sensitively cover many different topics and situate the work using case studies from across the global South. The authors provide a focused assessment of progress (as well as the limitations) of scholarly knowledge." International Journal of Urban and Regional Research (IJURR). Read more about this title here...

  3. 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...

  4. Author Interview with Anita Breuer

    Read our interview with Anita Breuer, co-editor of Digital Technologies for Democratic Governance in Latin America: Opportunities and Risks, edited by Anita Breuer and Yanina Welp.

    Anita is Senior Researcher at the German Development Institute, Bonn, Germany, where her research focuses on the role of the Internet and social media in democracy promotion.

  5. 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.

  6. 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 >>>

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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!

     

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