Routledge provides high quality books, journals, eProducts, and other resources for both student and professional markets in Development Studies.
Here you can explore the breadth and depth of our publishing program, which offers books for researchers, professionals, lecturers, and students.
You can also browse our latest Development Studies catalogs to select books by subject area that meet your research or teaching needs.
This book makes the case for a critical turn in development thinking around universities and their contributions in making a more equal post-2015 world. It puts forward a normative approach based on human development and the capability approach, one which can gain a hearing from policy, scholarship…
Hardback – 2016-04-15
Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development
In the five years since the first edition of Conflict and Development was published the awareness of the relationship between conflicts and development has grown exponentially. Developmental factors can act as a trigger for violence, as well as for ending violence and for triggering post-conflict…
Paperback – 2016-02-19
Routledge Perspectives on Development
What were new ideas 30 years ago, such as the concepts of participatory development and systems thinking, are now accepted norms in international development circles. The majority of professionals engaged in rural development accept the proposition that the people who participate in development…
Paperback – 2016-02-19
For the first time in human history more people now live and towns and cities than in rural areas. In the wealthier countries of the world, the transition from predominantly rural to urban habitation is more or less complete. But in many parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America, urban populations…
Paperback – 2016-02-11
Routledge Perspectives on Development
The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation aims to provide an overview and critique of the current state of knowledge, policy, and practice, encouraging engagement, and reflection on bringing the two sectors together. This long-awaited and welcomed volume…
Hardback – 2017-04-25
Routledge International Handbooks
The richer countries spend about US$165 billion yearly on overseas aid, mainly to keep human development going. These efforts are undermined by climate change, water-catchment damage, biodiversity loss, and desertification, and their interactions with social systems at all scales, which few aid…
Paperback – 2017-04-24
Cash Transfers, for all their notable successes, have been criticised for their limited ability to move poor households to provide sustainable routes out of poverty. This book draws on original qualitative research by leading scholars and development policy experts from a range of disciplines to…
Hardback – 2017-04-20
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Zeynep Sezgin and Dennis Dijkzeul, authors of The New Humanitarians in International Practice, discuss their newly published book.
Hanne Kirstine Adriansen, co-editor of Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa, discusses his experience writing the book.
Routledge is pleased to present our Disaster and Humanitarian Studies 2015 collection.
Our latest books, covering a wide range of key areas within Geography for students, instructors, researchers, and professors.
This collection includes a wide range of textbooks covering the areas of Human Geography and Physical Geography along with Development Studies, Urban Studies, Environmental Studies and Tourism.
We are proud to present our Development Studies texbook collection, which allows you to browse our selection of titles focusing on a wide range of key areas in this important field.
Routledge is pleased to publish an extensive range of books on the rapidly growing and evolving field of sustainable development. This collection brings together our recently published title in this fascinating area of study.
Helena Hurd commissions books for the Development Studies list across all levels, from textbooks and research monographs, to handbooks and books aimed at policy makers. In addition to core Development Studies titles, this rapidly expanding portfolio includes a range of interdisciplinary books drawn from Geography, Politics, Area Studies, Philosophy, Health, Humanities, Sociology and Education. Helena is keen to hear from any potential authors looking to publish within development studies, particularly in the key areas of humanitarian studies, development policy, development governance, inequality, regional development, religion and development, migration and displacement studies.
Faye Leerink commissions books in the areas of geography, environmental studies, urban studies, and in tourism, hospitality and events. She has been working on these subject areas at Routledge since 2009. She particularly enjoys building long term partnerships with authors and strives to publish high quality and original work in our well-established sub-disciplines. Faye also has an eager eye for future market trends and is particularly keen to publish research from emerging, cutting edge and interdisciplinary areas, such as human-animal studies, the more than human, the Anthropocene, critical food studies, nature, cultural and heritage tourism, ethics and tourism, and tourism anthropology. She is always happy to discuss book ideas or long term writing plans, particularly for monographs, edited collections, handbooks and supplementary texts. She can be found on LinkedIn.
Andrew Mould has been commissioning books in the discipline of geography and the allied fields of urban, environmental, and development studies for well over a decade. He is always happy to discuss writing plans and is particularly interested in titles that will complement or enhance Routledge’s existing suite of textbooks, handbooks, and research-level publications. His overall goal is to publish high-quality, innovative publications that meet their commercial potential. Andrew is able to draw upon a wealth of experience and expertise to guide prospective authors through the publishing process and is particularly keen to build long-term partnerships with authors.
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