Development Studies: Collections

Disaster and Humanitarian Studies Collection Reference Books 2015

Routledge is pleased to present our Disaster and Humanitarian Studies 2015 collection.

We've arranged our new titles and key backlist into 3 main sections. Just click on the links on the left hand-side to view the books in each area.

• Protection
• International Law
• Human Principles and Standards
• Conflict Management and Peace Building
• Sexual Exploitation and Abuse/Sexual & Gender Based Violence (SEA/SGBV)
• Diversity Mainstreaming

Disaster Management & Leadership
• Coordination and Disaster Management

Disaster Programs & Operations
• Disaster Risk Reduction
• Health, Water/Sanitation/Hygiene
• Shelter, Food Security & Nutrition
• Education in Emergencies
• Results-Based Program Management
• Psychosocial Support

Highlights include:

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies

    Second edition

    Edited by Bryan S. Turner, Robert J. Holton

    The second edition of the Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies offers students clear and informed chapters on the history of globalization and key theories that have considered the causes and consequences of the globalization process. There are substantive sections looking at…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The New Humanitarians in International Practice

    Emerging actors and contested principles

    Edited by Zeynep Sezgin, Dennis Dijkzeul

    As humanitarian needs continue to grow rapidly, humanitarian action has become more contested, with new actors entering the field to address unmet needs, but also challenging long-held principles and precepts. This volume provides detailed empirical comparisons between emerging and traditional…

    Hardback – 2015-11-20
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Celebrity Humanitarianism and North-South Relations

    Politics, place and power

    Edited by Lisa Ann Richey

    Discussion over celebrity engagement is often limited to theoretical critique or normative name-calling, without much grounded research into what it is that celebrities are doing, the same or differently throughout the world. Crucially, little attention has been paid to the Global South, either as…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Rethinking Development

  • The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action

    By Roger Mac Ginty, Jenny H Peterson

    The Companion on Humanitarian Action addresses the political, ethical, legal and practical issues which influence reactions to humanitarian crisis. It does so by exploring the daily dilemmas faced by a range of actors, including policy makers, aid workers, the private sector and the beneficiaries…

    Hardback – 2015-03-23

  • Global Poverty

    Global governance and poor people in the Post-2015 Era, 2nd Edition

    By David Hulme

    Around 1.4 billion people presently live in extreme poverty, and yet despite this vast scale, the issue of global poverty had a relatively low international profile until the end of the 20th century. In this important new work, Hulme charts the rise of global poverty as a priority global issue, and…

    Paperback – 2015-02-10
    Global Institutions

  • Displaced by Disaster

    Recovery and Resilience in a Globalizing World

    By Ann-Margaret Esnard, Alka Sapat

    Displacement has traditionally been conceptualized as a phenomenon that results from conflict or other disruptions in developing or unstable countries. Hurricane Katrina shattered this notion and highlighted the various dilemmas of population displacement in the United States. The dilemmas stem…

    Paperback – 2014-06-26
    Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience