Development Studies

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.

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44Series in Development Studies

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1,228New Products

  • The Principles of Housing

    By Peter King

    The Principles of Housing is an engaging and discursive introduction to the key topics within housing studies. Whereas many books get bogged down in country-specific policy or small innovations, this book argues that the fundamental concepts of what we call housing are relatively stable and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-25

  • Resilience, Development and Global Change

    By Katrina Brown

    Resilience is currently infusing policy debates and public discourses, widely promoted as a normative goal in fields as diverse as the economy, national security, personal development and well-being. Resilience thinking provides a framework for understanding dynamics of complex, inter-connected…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24

  • Tourism and Development in the Developing World

    2nd Edition

    By David J. Telfer, Richard Sharpley

    Tourism is widely considered to be an important factor in socio-economic development, particularly in less developed countries. However, despite almost universal recognition of tourism’s development potential, the extent to which economic and social progress is linked to the growth of a country’s…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

Disaster and Humanitarian Studies Collection

Routledge is pleased to present our Disaster and Humanitarian Studies 2015 collection.

Development Studies


Our latest books, covering a wide range of key areas within Geography for students, instructors, researchers, and professors.

Geography Textbooks

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.

Development Studies Textbooks

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.

Sustainable Development

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.

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Marketing Contacts

Editorial Contacts

  • Rebecca Brennan, Senior Commissioning Editor, Sustainability and Development Studies

    Rebecca Brennan publishes scholarly books, textbooks and reference books for the Environment, Sustainability and Development Studies lists. Her portfolio offers interdisciplinary books drawing from the Social Sciences and Humanities, in particular from Education, Anthropology, Philosophy, Law, Geography, Health and Sociology. Key areas include Sustainable Development, Sustainability Science, Environmental Humanities, Urban Sustainability, Disasters and Hazards, and Humanitarian Studies. Find out more about the Sustainability textbooks she publishes at

  • Andrew Mould, Publisher – Geography

    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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