Critical Concepts in Development Studies

Designed with students and scholars of Development Studies in mind, this series covers a number of sub-areas within this popular area of study. Including titles on Agricultural Development, Gender and Development and Development Economics, the series brings together the best possible research within the field.

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    Low Carbon Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frauke Urban, Johan Nordensvard

    If—as many environmental experts maintain—global climate change is the greatest challenge of our times, the need for a serious, and universal, commitment to low-carbon development is more urgent than ever. Low-carbon development might be described as climate-friendly growth that enables humanity to…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31
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    Critical Concepts in Development Studies

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    Gender, Poverty, and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sylvia Chant, Gwendolyn Beetham

    Serious research into the problematic and contested relationship between notions of gender, poverty, and development continues to blossom. Indeed, the work of scholars in this cross-disciplinary field supports numerous international journals, regional organizations, and global conferences. Moreover…

    Hardback – 2014-09-15
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    Critical Concepts in Development Studies

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    Energy, Poverty, and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin K. Sovacool

    Incredibly, close to one-quarter of humanity lives without electricity or other modern forms of energy, while as many as one-third of the world’s population relies (at least in part) on traditional biofuels, such as cow dung or firewood, at great cost to its health, security, and economic welfare.…

    Hardback – 2014-06-27
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    Critical Concepts in Development Studies

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    Agricultural Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher B. Barrett

    Virtually all national cases of rapid, widespread progress from poverty to wealth have been causally associated with the transformation of agricultural systems. From eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Europe and North America to late twentieth-century East Asia, striking increases in agricultural…

    Hardback – 2011-12-15
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    Critical Concepts in Development Studies

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    Gender and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Momsen

    It is increasingly apparent that the growing challenges facing development scholars, policy-makers, and practitioners in the twenty-first century require a more sophisticated understanding of the importance of gender than has hitherto been the case. At a time when the forces of globalization are…

    Hardback – 2008-06-19
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    Critical Concepts in Development Studies

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    Development Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher B. Barrett

    Development economics is in many senses the most fundamental field within the discipline of economics, focused on understanding how resource allocation, human behaviour, institutional arrangements, and private and public policy jointly influence the evolution of the human condition. As the opening…

    Hardback – 2007-08-23
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    Critical Concepts in Development Studies