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Development Studies Textbooks New textbooks for the 2019-2020 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.

Development Economics and Finance

  • The Rise and Fall of Global Microcredit

    Development, debt and disillusion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Milford Bateman, Stephanie Blankenburg, Richard Kozul-Wright

    In the mid-1980s the international development community helped launch what was to quickly become one of the most popular poverty reduction and local economic development policies of all time. Microcredit, the system of disbursing tiny micro-loans to the poor to help them to establish their own…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Financial Inclusion for Poverty Alleviation

    Issues and Case Studies for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Essam Yassin Mohammed, Zenebe Bashaw Uraguchi

    More than one billion people still live below the poverty line – most of them in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Financial inclusion is a major issue, as more than three-quarters of the numbers of poor and disadvantaged women and men do not have access to financial products and services, such as…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Managing in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Betty Jane Punnett

    This book considers management theories and approaches specifically in the context of developing countries. In recent years, international business scholarship has increased its focus on the developing world, which represents 80 percent of the global population and has doubled its share of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • Economic Development for Everyone

    Creating Jobs, Growing Businesses, and Building Resilience in Low-Income Communities, 1st Edition

    By Mark M. Miller

    How do we create employment, grow businesses, and build greater economic resilience in our low-income communities? How do we create economic development for everyone, everywhere – including rural towns, inner-city neighborhoods, aging suburbs, and regions such as Appalachia, American Indian…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge

  • Social Entrepreneurship for Development

    A business model, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Brindle, Ron Layton

    This book presents a fresh approach to poverty alleviation by bridging the fields of international development and social entrepreneurship. The authors present a six-step model for developing an IP business positioning strategy that allows developing country producers to position themselves better…

    Paperback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge

  • Social Innovation In Africa

    A practical guide for scaling impact, 1st Edition

    By Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli

    Encouraged by the emergence and early impact of social innovators on the African Continent, but frustrated by the slow pace of large scale change, this book is focused on filling the knowledge gap for those tackling Africa’s serious social problems. It lays out the required building blocks for…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Development Economics

    Theory and practice, 1st Edition

    By Alain de Janvry, Elisabeth Sadoulet

    Development Economics: theory and Practice provides students and practitioners with the perspectives and the tools they need to think analytically and critically about the current major economic development issues in the world. Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet identify seven key dimensions…

    Paperback – 2016-06-17
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Global Finance and Development

    1st Edition

    By David Hudson

    The question of money, how to provide it, and how to acquire it where needed is axiomatic to development. The realities of global poverty and the inequalities between the ‘haves’ and the ‘have-nots’ are clear and well documented, and the gaps between world’s richest and the world’s poorest are…

    Paperback – 2014-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Empirical Development Economics

    1st Edition

    By Måns Söderbom, Francis Teal, Markus Eberhardt, Simon Quinn, Andrew Zeitlin

    Understanding why so many people across the world are so poor is one of the central intellectual challenges of our time. This book provides the tools and data that will enable students, researchers and professionals to address that issue. Empirical Development Economics has been designed as a…

    Paperback – 2014-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advanced Texts in Economics and Finance

  • The Process of Economic Development

    4th Edition

    By James Cypher

    The fourth edition of The Process of Economic Development offers a thorough and up-to-date treatment of development economics. This landmark text will continue to be an invaluable resource for students, teachers and researchers in the fields of development economics and development studies. The new…

    Paperback – 2014-04-15
    Routledge

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