Development Studies: Featured Books

10Featured Books

  • Communication in International Development: Doing Good or Looking Good? book cover

    Communication in International Development

    Doing Good or Looking Good?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Florencia Enghel, Jessica Noske-Turner

    International development stakeholders harness communication with two broad purposes: to do good, via communication for development and media assistance, and to communicate do-gooding, via public relations and information. This book unpacks various ways in which different efforts to do good are…

    Paperback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Education and Development book cover

    Education and Development

    1st Edition

    By Simon McGrath

    This title explores the place of education in development debates and provides a systematic as well as a theoretical overview of the main approaches to education and development. It emphasises the fact that education is profoundly shaped by national and local cultures even if many issues are shared…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Disability and International Development: A Guide for Students and Practitioners book cover

    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

  • The Development Trap: How Thinking Big Fails the Poor book cover

    The Development Trap

    How Thinking Big Fails the Poor, 1st Edition

    By Adam D. Kiš

    A wave of optimism is sweeping through the international aid and development industry, championed by leaders such as Jeffrey Sachs and Jim Yong Kim, who believe that poverty eradication could be within our grasp. Yet in stark opposition come those who believe that all international development…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries: Gender Justice and Norm Change book cover

    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

  • Routledge Handbook of Queer Development Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Queer Development Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Corinne L. Mason

    Around the world lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer individuals are subjected to violence and intimidation based on their real or perceived sexuality, gender identity or expression. With those most at risk of human rights violations often living in areas of low economic development,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Media and Development book cover

    Media and Development

    1st Edition

    By Richard Vokes

    At the start of the 21st century, the relationship between media and development has never felt more important. Following a series of ‘media revolutions’ throughout the developing world – beginning with the advent of cheap transistor radio sets in the late-1960s, followed by the rapid expansion of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Understanding Global Poverty: Causes, Capabilities and Human Development book cover

    Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development, 1st Edition

    By Serena Cosgrove, Benjamin Curtis

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge

  • The Essential Guide to Critical Development Studies book cover

    The Essential Guide to Critical Development Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henry Veltmeyer, Paul Bowles

    In recent years, much mainstream development discourse has sought to co-opt and neutralize key concepts relating to empowerment, participation, gender, sustainability and inclusivity in order to serve a market-driven, neoliberal agenda. Critical development studies now play a crucial role in…

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

  • Multipolar Globalization: Emerging Economies and Development book cover

    Multipolar Globalization

    Emerging Economies and Development, 1st Edition

    By Jan Nederveen Pieterse

    Like a giant oil tanker, the world is slowly turning. The rapid growth of economies in Asia and the global South has led to a momentous shift in the world order, leaving much of the traditional literature on globalization behind. Multipolar Globalization: Emerging Economies and Development is the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development