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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62Series in Development Studies

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1,588New Products

  • Semi-Detached London: Suburban Development, Life and Transport, 1900-39 book cover

    Semi-Detached London

    Suburban Development, Life and Transport, 1900-39

    By Alan A Jackson

    Originally published in 1973, Semi-Detached London looks at the great suburban expansion of London between the two world wars. The book covers all aspects of urban history, presenting an authoritative and balanced account of the Great Suburban Age, and the final uninhibited forty years before the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Housing in Developing Cities: Experience and Lessons book cover

    Housing in Developing Cities

    Experience and Lessons

    By Patrick Wakely

    Universally, the production, maintenance and management of housing have been, and continue to be, market-based activities. Nevertheless, since the mid-twentieth century virtually all governments, socialist and liberal alike, have perceived the need to intervene in urban housing markets in support…

    Hardback – 2018-01-11
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  • Public Participation, Science and Society: Tools for Dynamic and Responsible Governance of Research and Innovation book cover

    Public Participation, Science and Society

    Tools for Dynamic and Responsible Governance of Research and Innovation

    By Mikko Rask, Saulė Mačiukaitė-Žvinienė, Loreta Tauginienė, Vytautas Dikčius, Kaisa Matschoss, Timo Aarrevaara, Luciano d’Andrea

    The field of public participation is developing fast, with phenomena such as citizen science and crowdsourcing extending the resource base of research, stimulating innovation and making science more accessible to the general population. Promoting public participation means giving more weight to…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09
    Routledge

Disaster and Humanitarian Studies Collection

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

Development Studies

Geography

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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Editorial Contacts

  • Helena Hurd, Editor
    Development Studies

    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, Editor

    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, 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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​Discover our Development Collection

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