Development Studies: Featured Books

4Featured Books

  • Universities and Global Human Development: Theoretical and empirical insights for social change book cover

    Universities and Global Human Development

    Theoretical and empirical insights for social change

    By Alejandra Boni, Melanie Walker

    This book makes the case for a critical turn in development thinking around universities and their contributions in making a more equal post-2015 world. It puts forward a normative approach based on human development and the capability approach, one which can gain a hearing from policy, scholarship…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Conflict and Development book cover

    Conflict and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Roger Mac Ginty, Andrew Williams

    In the five years since the first edition of Conflict and Development was published the awareness of the relationship between conflicts and development has grown exponentially. Developmental factors can act as a trigger for violence, as well as for ending violence and for triggering post-conflict…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Harnessing the Power of Collective Learning: Feedback, accountability and constituent voice in rural development book cover

    Harnessing the Power of Collective Learning

    Feedback, accountability and constituent voice in rural development

    Edited by Roy Steiner, Duncan Hanks

    What were new ideas 30 years ago, such as the concepts of participatory development and systems thinking, are now accepted norms in international development circles. The majority of professionals engaged in rural development accept the proposition that the people who participate in development…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge

  • Cities and Development book cover

    Cities and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Sean Fox, Tom Goodfellow

    For the first time in human history more people now live and towns and cities than in rural areas. In the wealthier countries of the world, the transition from predominantly rural to urban habitation is more or less complete. But in many parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America, urban populations…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development