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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.

Asian Development

  • New Directions in Africa–China Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Alden, Daniel Large

    Interest in China and Africa is growing exponentially. Taking a step back from the
‘events-driven’ reactions characterizing much coverage, this timely book reflects more deeply on questions concerning how this subject has been, is being and can be
studied. It offers a comprehensive,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge

  • Dynamics of Change in East Asia

    Historical Trajectories and Contemporary Development, 1st Edition

    By P.W. Preston

    Over the past forty years, East Asia has been radically transformed from a war-damaged sub-continent to a region of global pre-eminence. With new, highly developed scientific resources, great economic strengths, significant global trading links and equally powerful financial resources, East Asia is…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge

  • China Steps Out

    Beijing's Major Power Engagement with the Developing World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua Eisenman, Eric Heginbotham

    What are Beijing’s objectives towards the developing world and how they have evolved and been pursued over time? Featuring contributions by recognized experts, China Steps Out analyzes and explains China’s strategies in Southeast Asia, Central Asia, South Asia, Africa, Middle East, and Latin…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31
    Routledge

  • Modernization and Revolution in China

    5th Edition

    By June Grasso, Jay P. Corrin, Michael Kort

    Extensively revised and fully updated in this fifth edition, this popular textbook conveys the drama of China's struggle to modernize against the backdrop of a proud and difficult history. It features new analysis of the issues facing China’s fifth generation of leaders, including the current…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • Challenging Southeast Asian Development

    The shadows of success, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Rigg

    Over the course of the last half century, the growth economies of Southeast Asia – Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam – have transformed themselves into middle income countries. This book looks at how the very success of these economies has bred new challenges,…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10
    Routledge

  • Japanese Economic Development

    Theory and practice, 3rd Edition

    By Penny Francks

    This fully revised and updated third edition of Japanese Economic Development looks at Japan's economic history from the nineteenth century through to World War II, recasting analysis of Japan’s economic past in the light fresh theoretical perspectives in the study of economic history and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-15
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

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