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Major Works: Forthcoming Development Studies

You are currently browsing 1–4 of 4 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.

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

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  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 June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Local and Regional Development

    Edited by Andy Pike, Andres Rodriguez, John Tomaney

    Series: Critical Concepts in Geography

    Geographers (and other social scientists) working in local and regional development ultimately seek to understand how—and to what extent—local and regional policy can positively affect economic growth and progress. This area of research and study throws up difficult and challenging questions, such...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Communications and the 'Third World'

    By Geoffrey Reeves

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1971. An introduction to the rapidly-changing field of modern communications at the time, this book brings together a wide range of literature from Africa, Asia and Latin America. It presents a critical revaluation of the dominant theoretical perspectives which informed...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Water

    Edited by Peter P. Mollinga, Frances Cleaver

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Water is the main constituent of the human body; it permeates all realms of human life, and its cyclical behaviour shapes both society and ecology. And now more than ever water is the subject of intense academic and policy interest, due not least to increasingly urgent concerns about scarcity,...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

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