Development Studies: Collections

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, Culture and Society

  • Engendering Development

    Capitalism and Inequality in the Global Economy, 1st Edition

    By Amy Trauger, Jennifer L. Fluri

    Engendering Development demonstrates how gender is a form of inequality that is used to generate global capitalist development. It charts the histories of gender, race, class, sexuality and nationality as categories of inequality under imperialism, which continue to support the accumulation of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Cheryl McEwan

    Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development is a comprehensive revision of Postcolonialism and Development (2009) that explains, reviews and critically evaluates recent debates about postcolonial and decolonial approaches and their implications for development studies. By outlining contemporary…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • The Ethics of Development

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By David Ingram, Thomas J Derdak

    The Ethics of Development: An Introduction systematically and comprehensively examines the ethical issues surrounding the concept of development. The book addresses important questions such as: What does development mean? Is there a human right to development? If we aim for sustainable…

    Paperback – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    The Ethics of ...

  • Feminist Advocacy, Family Law and Violence against Women

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mahnaz Akhami, Yakın Ertürk, Ann Elizabeth Mayer

    Around the world, discriminatory legislation prevents women from accessing their human rights. It can affect almost every aspect of a woman's life, including the right to choose a partner, inherit property, hold a job, and obtain child custody. Often referred to as family law, these laws have…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Disability and International Development

    A Guide for Students and Practitioners, 1st Edition

    By David Cobley

    Despite growing evidence of a close and complex relationship between disability and poverty, development policy, planning and programming has often failed to take full account of the concerns of disabled people. However, following the 2006 UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries

    Gender Justice and Norm Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Harper, Nicola Jones, Anita Ghimire, Rachel Marcus, Grace Kyomuhendo Bantebya

    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/doi/view/10.4324/9781315180250, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license Adolescence is a pivotal time in a girl's life. The development of educational,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-22
    Routledge

  • Anthropology for Development

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    By Robyn Eversole

    Anthropology for Development: From Theory to Practice connects cross-cultural social theory with the concerns of development policy and practice. It introduces the reader to a set of key ideas from the field of anthropology of  development, and shows how these insights can be…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25
    Routledge

  • Global Health

    An Introduction to Current and Future Trends, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin McCracken, David R. Phillips

    Global Health continues to provide readers with a comprehensive, up-to-date and thought-provoking outline and understanding of the constantly evolving global health landscape. In this new edition the authors have maintained the successful structure and organisation of the previous edition to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-19
    Routledge

  • Tourism and Sustainability

    Development, globalisation and new tourism in the Third World, 4th Edition

    By Martin Mowforth, Ian Munt

    By January 2015 the world’s richest 80 people had as much wealth as the poorest 50 per cent of the world’s population. It is a global unevenness through which the barriers to in-migration of Third World migrants to wealthy First World nations go ever higher, while the barriers to travel in the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Development in Crisis

    Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rae Lesser Blumberg, Samuel Cohn

    Development in Crisis: Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North, is a provocative, engaging and interesting collection of real-world case studies in development and globalization focusing on under-emphasized threats to growth and human welfare worldwide. Created by two of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20
    Routledge

  • Gender Equality and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Leach

    For pathways to be truly sustainable and advance gender equality and the rights and capabilities of women and girls, those whose lives and well-being are at stake must be involved in leading the way. Gender Equality and Sustainable Development calls for policies, investments and initiatives in…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Gender, Development and Globalization

    Economics as if All People Mattered, 2nd Edition

    By Lourdes Beneria, Günseli Berik, Maria Floro

    Gender, Development, and Globalization is the leading primer on global feminist economics and development. Lourdes Benería, a pioneer in the field of feminist economics, is joined in this second edition by Gunseli Berik and Maria Floro to update the text to reflect the major theoretical, empirical,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Religions and Development

    1st Edition

    By Emma Tomalin

    Religion has been excluded from development studies for decades. Religious traditions have contributed greatly towards development work, yet major international players have tended to ignore its role. Recent years have shown a noticeable shift in development policy, practice and research to…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

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