Development Studies Textbooks New textbooks for the 2018-2019 academic year

We are proud to present our Development Studies textbook catalogue! Browse our selection of titles designed for the classroom and focusing on a wide range of key areas in these important and expanding fields.

Click through the list of section headings to see the books we have available in these areas. Instructors who are interested in a text are invited to request a complimentary exam copy. Just click on the 'Request Inspection Copy' link and fill in our simple, pre-set form with the requisite information.

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  • Understanding Contemporary Brazil

    1st Edition

    By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

    Brazil has famously been called a country of contradictions. A place where narratives of "racial democracy" exist in the face of stark inequalities, and where the natural environment is celebrated as a point of national pride, but at the same time is exploited at alarming rates. To people on the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18 
    Routledge

  • Conflict, Security and Development

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Paul Jackson, Danielle Beswick

    This textbook draws on academic theory, field research and policy developments to provide an overview of the connections between security and development, before, during and after conflict. This third edition is revised and updated to take account of changes that have occurred in both policy and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge

  • International Humanitarian NGOs and State Relations

    Politics, Principles and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Andrew J. Cunningham

    International Humanitarian NGOs and State Relations: Politics, Principles and Identity examines the often discordant relationship between states and international non-governmental organisations working in the humanitarian sector. INGOs aiming to provide assistance to populations suffering from the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Education and Development

    1st Edition

    By Simon McGrath

    This title explores the place of education in development debates and provides a systematic as well as a theoretical overview of the main approaches to education and development. It emphasises the fact that education is profoundly shaped by national and local cultures even if many issues are shared…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • The Political Economy of Latin America

    Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development after the Commodity Boom, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Kingstone

    This brief text offers an unbiased reflection on debates about neoliberalism and its alternatives in Latin America with an emphasis on the institutional puzzle that underlies the region’s difficulties with democratization and development. In addition to providing an overview of this key element of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development, 1st Edition

    By Serena Cosgrove, Benjamin Curtis

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge

  • The Essential Guide to Critical Development Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henry Veltmeyer, Paul Bowles

    In recent years, much mainstream development discourse has sought to co-opt and neutralize key concepts relating to empowerment, participation, gender, sustainability and inclusivity in order to serve a market-driven, neoliberal agenda. Critical development studies now play a crucial role in…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

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