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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.

Mobilities, Migration and Development

  • Refugees, Migration and Global Governance

    Negotiating the Global Compacts, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth G. Ferris, Katharine M. Donato

    As debates about migrants and refugees reverberate around the world, this book offers an important first-hand account of how migration is being approached at the highest levels of international governance. Whereas refugees have long been protected by international law, migrants have been treated…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Migration

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Adam Hosein

    In The Ethics of Migration: An Introduction Adam Hosein systematically and comprehensively examines the ethical issues surrounding the concept of immigration. The book addresses important questions such as: Can states claim a right to control their borders and if so to what extent? Is detention…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge
    The Ethics of ...

  • The Atlas of Migration in Europe

    A Critical Geography of Migration Policies, 1st Edition

    By Migreurop

    This book follows the journeys of those fleeing war, poverty or political crises, risking their lives as they attempt to find sanctuary in Europe. Over the past 25 years, almost 40,000 migrants have been reported missing or died due to drowning or exhaustion on the borders of Europe. 6,000 migrants…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge

  • Forced Migration

    Current Issues and Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alice Bloch, Giorgia Dona

    Forced Migration: Current Issues and Debates provides a critical engagement with and analysis of contemporary issues in the field using inter-disciplinary perspectives, through different geographical case studies and by employing varying methodologies. The combination of authors reviewing both the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge

  • Challenging the Prevailing Paradigm of Displacement and Resettlement

    Risks, Impoverishment, Legacies, Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael M. Cernea, Julie K. Maldonado

    Development-caused forced displacement and resettlement (DFDR) is a critical problem on the international development agenda. The frequency of forced displacements is rapidly increasing, the sheer numbers of uprooted and impoverished people reveal fast accelerating trends, whilst government…

    Paperback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge

  • International Migration and International Security

    Why Prejudice Is a Global Security Threat, 1st Edition

    By Valeria Bello

    Through an interdisciplinary analytic lens that combines debates emerged in the fields of international relations, political science and sociology, Valeria Bello reveals how transnational dynamics have increased extremism, prejudiced attitudes towards others and international xenophobia. Bello…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12
    Routledge

  • Migration

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Samers, Michael Collyer

    While the subject of migration has received enormous attention in academic journals and books across the social sciences, introductory texts on the matter are few and far between. Even fewer books have explored migration through a critical and explicit engagement with spatial concepts. Now in its…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • Global Migration

    Patterns, processes, and politics, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Mavroudi, Caroline Nagel

    Global Migration provides a clear, concise, and well-organized discussion of historical patterns and contemporary trends of migration, while guiding the readers through an often difficult and politicised topic. Aimed primarily at undergraduate and Master’s students, the text encourages the readers…

    Paperback – 2016-05-27
    Routledge

  • Asian Migrations

    Social and Geographical Mobilities in Southeast, East, and Northeast Asia, 1st Edition

    By Tony Fielding

    This textbook describes and explains the complex reality of contemporary internal and international migrations in East Asia. Taking an interdisciplinary approach; Tony Fielding combines theoretical debate and detailed empirical analysis to provide students with an understanding of the causes and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge

  • Population and Development

    2nd Edition

    By W.T.S. Gould

    The new edition of Population and Development offers an up-to-date perspective on one of the critical issues at the heart of the problems of development for all countries, and especially those that seek to implement major economic and social change: the reflexive relationships between a country’s…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

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