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Routledge has an illustrious history in research and reference publishing. You can explore this area of the site to learn more about our featured research, reference, monographs, handbooks and major works in Development Studies. In addition, you can visit one of following areas for broad representation of our reference publishing program:

Recent Research & Reference Articles

  1. Disaster and Humanitarian Studies Catalog

    Routledge is pleased to present our Disaster and Humanitarian Studies 2015 catalog.  We've arranged our new titles and key backlist into 3 main sections Humanitarianism, Disaster Management & Leadership and Disaster Programs & Operations.

    A few of the highlights include:

    Click here to view the full range of books in the catalog.

  2. New Major Work from Routledge - City Resilience

    Edited by Michael Burayidi

    Resilience is the ability of a city to bounce back from an unforeseen catastrophe. Resilient cities are able to snap back to their previous state after a disaster and even develop the capacity to withstand future shocks. Knowing what to do prior to, during and after a disaster is critical to the recovery and resilience of a city. Read more here ...

    Click here to recommend to your library today!

    This collection is part of the Critical Concepts in Built Environment series. Other Major Work collections publishing in this series include: Planning Theory, Mobilities, Public Space, Urban Landscape and Healthy Cities

  3. Interview with Roger Mac Ginty, joint author of ‘The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action.’

    Click here to read a fascinating interview with Roger Mac Ginty, the joint author of The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action. He reveals the reasons why he decided to write this book, how this book is different than other books in the field and what he found surprising when researching the book. Roger Mac Ginty's new book The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action is out in March and  Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding is out in paperback in April.

    (There are more books on humanitarian issues in the Routledge Humanitarian Studies Series, edited by Alex de Waal and Thea Hilhorst)
     

  4. NEW! The Routledge Handbook of Religions and Global Development

    "Comprehensive, clear and cutting-edge, this volume offers the first truly global survey of the intertwining of religions with development. All the contributions are authoritative, up-to-date and firmly rooted in command of theoretical ideas and case studies. It should be essential reading for researchers, policy makers and practitioners concerned with development." James A. Beckford, University of Warwick, UK

    Read more about the Routledge Handbook of Religions and Global Development here

    Order your copy now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125/ $205 (RRP £140 / $225. Valid until 29th April 2015)

  5. Gabriele Koehler and Deepta Chopra discuss ‘Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia’

    Gabriele Koehler and Deepta Chopra discuss their book, Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia. This book sheds light on social policies in six South Asian countries introduced between 2003 and 2013, examining the ways in which these policies have come about, and what this reflects about the nature of the state in each of these countries.

  6. Emerging Economies and the Oxymoron of Sustainable Development

    Arve Hansen and Ulrikke Wethal, editors of Emerging Economies and Challenges to Sustainability, discuss the inherent conflicts of sustainable development and how their new book examines some of the questions surrounding the field.

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on our Facebook page. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts! You can view all of our past blog posts there as well.

  7. NEW! - Sustainable Consumption and the Good Life by Karen Lykke Syse and Martin Lee Mueller

    "Unlimited growth has not only damaged the biosphere, but also disrupted solidarity and cohesion within and between human groups. Sustainability Consumption and the Good Life presents and questions various adaptations to the environmental crises. The book is timely as it challenges and reframes issues of consumption and well-being to meet the demands of an overheating planet." –Peder Anker, New York University, USA

    To read more about Sustainable Consumption and the Good Life click here

    View all the books in the Routledge Environmental Humanities series here

  8. NEW!  - Eruptions, Initiatives and Evolution in Citizen Activism

    Eruptions, Initiatives and Evolution in Citizen Activism is the result of a collaborative research project spanning Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe. The book analyses internal and external challenges to civil society in more than twenty countries. The studies identify changing roles, capacities, contributions and limitations of civil society in response to changing political, economic and social contexts. This book was published as a special double issue of Development in Practice. Read more ....

    For more books in the Development in Practice Books Series click here

  9. Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    Edited by Alex de Waal and Thea Hilhorst

    The Routledge Humanitarian Studies series in collaboration with the International Humanitarian Studies Association (IHSA) takes a comprehensive approach to the growing field of expertise that is humanitarian studies. This field is concerned with humanitarian crises caused by natural disaster, conflict or political instability and deals with the study of how humanitarian crises evolve, how they affect people and their institutions and societies, and the responses they trigger.

    This interdisciplinary series draws on and is relevant to a range of disciplines, including development studies, international relations, international law, anthropology, peace and conflict studies, public health and migration studies.

    For a list of the latest titles, click here

  10. Development Studies Handbooks

    With hundreds of handbooks to choose from from our Development Studies list you will be hard pressed not to find something suitable for your area of study.
    We are proud to announce there are over 6 new handbooks publishing this quarter. This collection continues to provide a wealth of important reference sources in one place, from a wide range of experts in the field.

    Why not recommend our Development Studies Handbooks to your library today


     

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