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Major Works: Forthcoming Development Studies

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 20 forthcoming major works in the subject of Development Studies — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

Forthcoming Books

  1. Gender and the Environment

    Edited by Susan Buckingham

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Campaigns to redress gender inequities and injustices have resulted in significant achievements towards equality, especially for well-educated, career-orientated, white women in the West. However, such campaigns have primarily been conducted in the male-dominated arenas of public politics, paid...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Disasters

    Edited by Ben Wisner, J. C. Gaillard, Ilan Kelman

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    A new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in the Environment, this is a four-volume collection of cutting-edge and canonical research on disasters....

    To Be Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Urbanization in China

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti, Jiong Wu

    Series: Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Poverty, Progress and Development

    Edited by Paul-Marc Henry

    The studies of poverty, progress and development in this volume, first published in 1991, by a distinguished international roster of authors and researchers, aim to increase knowledge of the social mechanisms of pauperization, marginalization, and the exclusion of certain categories of society; to...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Rural Planning in Developing Countries

    Report on the Second Rehovoth Conference Israel, August 1963

    Edited by Raanan Weitz

    First published in 1965, this reissue is a report on the Second Rehovoth Conference of August 1963, convened by the then Deputy Prime Minister of Israel, Mr Abba Eban, in order to enable the scientists and political leaders of developing countries to establish meaningful communication on the...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Development Theory

    Four Critical Studies

    Edited by David Lehmann

    The studies in this book, first published in 1979, offer an all-encompassing contemporary critique of the sociology, politics and economics of development as they are ‘conventionally’ taught and disseminated. They also seek to outline the beginnings of a new approach, while not sparing from...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Rural World

    Education and Development

    By Louis Malassis

    First published in 1976, this book examines the issue of rural education, an all-important problem for the less developed countries in the world. Louis Malassis proposes that all citizens should be made aware of the role of agriculture in the economy and that, instead of placing rural education in...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Growing-Up Modern

    The Western State Builds Third-World Schools

    By Bruce Fuller

    The modern state – First and Third Worlds alike – pushes tirelessly to expand mass education and to deepen the schools’ effect upon children. First published in 1991, Growing-Up Modern explores why, how, and with what actual effects state actors so vehemently pursue this dual political agenda....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Infant Mortality, Population Growth and Family Planning in India

    An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions

    Edited by S. Chandrasekhar

    First published in 1972, this reissue deals with the crucial issue of population explosion, one of the most crucial problems facing the contemporary developing world. Written by a world-renowned demographer and family planning specialist, the book deals specifically with the Indian experience....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Economic Planning and Social Justice in Developing Countries

    By Ozay Mehmet

    First published in 1978, this book was written at a time when belief was high in Western-guided economic development of the emerging countries. The success of Marshall Plan in war-torn Europe generated a US-led optimism that, with generous inflows of aid and technical assistance, the Third World...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge