Development Studies: Development Theory

  • The Politics of Development: A Survey book cover

    The Politics of Development

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heloise Weber

    The Politics of Development: A Survey provides an overview of the intrinsically political relations of development. It brings together essays written by experts in the politics of development and covers a range of significant and topical concerns: gender, race, indigenous development, social…

    Hardback – 2014-08-05
    Routledge
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • Human Rights and the Capabilities Approach: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue book cover

    Human Rights and the Capabilities Approach

    An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diane Elson, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Polly Vizard

    Among several contesting views about the purpose of development and how progress should be evaluated, human rights and capabilities (or human development) stand out as two approaches that are concerned first and foremost with the well-being of individuals, their freedom, dignity and empowerment.…

    Paperback – 2014-07-04
    Routledge

  • Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World book cover

    Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World

    1st Edition

    Edited by United Cities and Local Governments

    UCLG’s Third Global Report on Local Democracy and Decentralization (GOLD III) examines basic service provision and the current state-of-play of the local governance of basic services around the world. Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World examines the enormous challenge of ensuring the…

    Paperback – 2014-06-17
    Routledge

  • Gender, Development and Environmental Governance: Theorizing Connections book cover

    Gender, Development and Environmental Governance

    Theorizing Connections, 1st Edition

    By Seema Arora-Jonsson

    A major challenge in studies of environmental governance is dealing with the diversity of the people involved at multiple levels – villagers, development agents, policy-makers, private resource users and others – and taking seriously their aspirations, conflicts and collaborations. This book…

    Paperback – 2014-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • The Process of Economic Development book cover

    The Process of Economic Development

    4th Edition

    By James Cypher

    The fourth edition of The Process of Economic Development offers a thorough and up-to-date treatment of development economics. This landmark text will continue to be an invaluable resource for students, teachers and researchers in the fields of development economics and development studies. The new…

    Paperback – 2014-04-15
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven J. Gold, Stephanie J. Nawyn

    The current era is marked by an unparalleled level of human migration, the consequence of both recent and long-term political, economic, cultural, social, demographic and technological developments. Despite increased efforts to limit its size and consequences, migration has wide-ranging impacts…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Understanding Development Economics: Its Challenge to Development Studies book cover

    Understanding Development Economics

    Its Challenge to Development Studies, 1st Edition

    By Adam Fforde

    Important parts of development practice, especially in key institutions such as the World Bank, are dominated by economists. In contrast, Development Studies is largely based upon multidisciplinary work in which anthropologists, human geographers, sociologists, and others play important roles.…

    Paperback – 2013-12-13
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • Global Citizenship and the Legacy of Empire: Marketing Development book cover

    Global Citizenship and the Legacy of Empire

    Marketing Development, 1st Edition

    By April Biccum

    This book investigates the parallels between mainstream development discourse and colonial discourse as theorized in the work of Homi Bhabha, Gayatri Spivak and Edward Said. Aiming to repoliticize post-colonial theory by applying its understandings to contemporary political discourses, author April…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Ideology and Social Change in Latin America book cover

    Ideology and Social Change in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by June Nash, Juan Corradi, Hobart Spalding

    First published in 1977, this reissue contains original articles by contemporary leading scholars in the field of Latin American politics on a range of topics including: working class organisation, populism and US labour imperialism. It will be of interest to anthropologists, students of political…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Development

  • A Third World Proletariat? book cover

    A Third World Proletariat?

    1st Edition

    By Peter C. Lloyd

    This reissue, first published in 1982, is concerned with the rapid contemporary metropolitan development in the Third World, at a time when manufacturing and public service sectors were expending at a terrific rate. Nevertheless, the phenomenal growth of the metropolitan cities brings with it an…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Development

  • Human Rights and Development in the new Millennium: Towards a Theory of Change book cover

    Human Rights and Development in the new Millennium

    Towards a Theory of Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Gready, Wouter Vandenhole

    In recent years human rights have assumed a central position in the discourse surrounding international development, while human rights agencies have begun to more systematically address economic and social rights. This edited volume brings together distinguished scholars to explore the merging of…

    Paperback – 2013-10-17
    Routledge

  • Popular Representations of Development: Insights from Novels, Films, Television and Social Media book cover

    Popular Representations of Development

    Insights from Novels, Films, Television and Social Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Lewis, Dennis Rodgers, Michael Woolcock

    Although the academic study of development is well established, as is also its policy implementation, less considered are the broader, more popular understandings of development that often shape agendas and priorities, particularly in representative democracies. Through its accessible and…

    Paperback – 2013-08-21
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

10Series in Development Theory

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