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  • Geographies of Development: An Introduction to Development Studies book cover

    Geographies of Development

    An Introduction to Development Studies, 4th Edition

    By Robert Potter, Tony Binns, Jennifer A. Elliott, Etienne Nel, David W. Smith

    Now in its fourth edition, Geographies of Development: An Introduction to Development Studies remains a core, balanced and comprehensive introductory textbook for students of Development Studies, Development Geography and related fields. This clear and concise text encourages critical engagement by…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Urban Disaster Resilience: New Dimensions from International Practice in the Built Environment book cover

    Urban Disaster Resilience

    New Dimensions from International Practice in the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Sanderson, Jerold S. Kayden, Julia Leis

    Accelerating urbanization worldwide means more urban-centered disasters. Floods, earthquakes, storms and conflicts affecting densely populated areas produce significant losses in lives, livelihoods and the built environment, especially in comparison to rural areas. Poor urban dwellers, almost…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Development: An Introduction to Development Studies book cover

    Geographies of Development

    An Introduction to Development Studies, 3rd Edition

    By Robert Potter, Tony Binns, Jennifer A. Elliott, David W. Smith

    Geographies of Development: an Introduction to Development Studies remains a core, balanced and comprehensive introductory textbook for students of Development Studies, Development Geography and related fields. This clear and concise text encourages critical engagement by integrating…

    Hardback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Developing Areas: The Global South in a Changing World book cover

    Geographies of Developing Areas

    The Global South in a Changing World, 2nd Edition

    By Glyn Williams, Paula Meth, Katie Willis

    Geographies of Developing Areas is a thought provoking and accessible introductory text, presenting a fresh view of the Global South that challenges students' pre-conceptions and promotes lively debate. Rather than presenting the Global South as a set of problems, from rapid urbanization to poverty…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge

  • The Companion to Development Studies book cover

    The Companion to Development Studies

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Vandana Desai, Vandana Desai, Rob Potter

    The Companion to Development Studies contains over a hundred chapters written by leading international experts within the field to provide a concise and authoritative overview of the key theoretical and practical issues dominating contemporary development studies. Covering a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge

  • Development Economics book cover

    Development Economics

    1st Edition

    By Gerard Roland

    Gerard Roland's new text, Development Economics, is the first undergraduate text to recognize the role of institutions in understanding development and growth. Through a series of chapters devoted to specific sets of institutions, Roland examines the effects of institutions on growth, property…

    Hardback – 2013-07-24
    Routledge

  • Theories and Practices of Development book cover

    Theories and Practices of Development

    2nd Edition

    By Katie Willis

    Global economic crisis and the implications of global environmental change have led academics and policy-makers to consider how ‘development’ in all parts of the world should be achieved. However, ‘development’ has always been a contested idea. While often presented as a positive process to improve…

    Paperback – 2011-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • An Introduction to African Politics book cover

    An Introduction to African Politics

    2nd Edition

    By Alex Thomson

    An Introduction to African Politics provides an ideal gateway for individuals seeking to learn more about the African continent. Using accessible terms and concepts, the book seeks to make sense of the dynamic and diverse political systems that are a feature of this fascinating part of the world.…

    Hardback – 2004-08-26
    Routledge

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