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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.

Latin American Development

  • Understanding Contemporary Brazil

    1st Edition

    By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

    Brazil has famously been called a country of contradictions. It is a place where narratives of "racial democracy" exist in the face of stark inequalities, and where the natural environment is celebrated as a point of national pride, but at the same time is exploited at alarming rates. To people on…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Latin America

    Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development after the Commodity Boom, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Kingstone

    This brief text offers an unbiased reflection on debates about neoliberalism and its alternatives in Latin America with an emphasis on the institutional puzzle that underlies the region’s difficulties with democratization and development. In addition to providing an overview of this key element of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • Democratic Latin America

    2nd Edition

    By Craig L. Arceneaux

    This much-expanded and updated second edition of Democratic Latin America takes an institutional approach to Latin American politics to discuss contemporary politics and to highlight how past politics have shaped current institutional designs. It draws explicit connections between certain political…

    Paperback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge

  • The Class Struggle in Latin America

    Making History Today, 1st Edition

    By James Petras, Henry Veltmeyer

    The Class Struggle in Latin America: Making History Today analyses the political and economic dynamics of development in Latin America through the lens of class struggle. Focusing in particular on Peru, Paraguay, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil and Venezuela, the book identifies how the shifts…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Latin American Politics and Development

    9th Edition

    By Harvey F. Kline, Christine J. Wade, Howard J. Wiarda

    For over thirty years, Latin American Politics and Development has kept instructors and students abreast of current affairs and changes in Latin America. Now in its ninth edition, this definitive text has been updated throughout and features contributions from experts in the field, including twenty…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18
    Routledge

  • Latin American Economic Development

    2nd Edition

    By Javier A. Reyes, W. Charles Sawyer

    Latin America is one of the most intriguing parts of the world. The region’s illustrious history, culture, and geography are famous internationally, but in terms of economics, Latin America has been generally associated with problems. For many, the combination of a resource rich region and poor…

    Paperback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Development Economics

  • Latin American Development

    1st Edition

    By Julie Cupples

    Latin America’s diverse political and economic struggles and triumphs have captured the global imagination. The region has been a site of brutal dictators, revolutionary heroes, the Cold War struggle and as a place in which the global debt crisis has had some of its most lasting and…

    Paperback – 2013-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

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