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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49Series in Development Studies

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1,279New Products

  • An Introduction to African Politics

    4th Edition

    By Alex Thomson

    The fourth edition of An Introduction to African Politics is an ideal textbook for those new to the study of this fascinating continent. It gets to the heart of the politics of this part of the world. How is modern Africa still influenced by its colonial past? How do strong ethnic and religious…

    Paperback – 2016-04-22
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  • Economic Growth and Sustainable Development

    2nd Edition

    By Peter N. Hess

    Economic growth, reflected in increases in national output per capita, makes possible an improved material standard of living and the alleviation of poverty. Sustainable development, popularly and concisely defined as ‘meeting the needs of the present generations without compromising the ability of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
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  • Gender and Forests

    Climate Change, Tenure, Value Chains and Emerging Issues

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, Marlène Elias

    This enlightening book brings together the work of gender and forestry specialists from various backgrounds and fields of research and action to analyse global gender conditions as related to forests. Using a variety of methods and approaches, they build on a spectrum of theoretical perspectives to…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
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    The Earthscan Forest Library

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.

  • 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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