Development Studies: Economics and Development

  • Latin American Economic Development book cover

    Latin American Economic Development

    3rd Edition

    By Javier A. Reyes, W. Charles Sawyer

    Latin America is one of the most intriguing parts of the world. The region’s illustrious history, culture, and geography are famous internationally, but in terms of  economics, Latin America has been generally associated with problems. For many, the combination of a resource-rich region and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Development Economics

  • Understanding Contemporary Brazil book cover

    Understanding Contemporary Brazil

    1st Edition

    By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

    Brazil has famously been called a country of contradictions. It is a place where narratives of "racial democracy" exist in the face of stark inequalities, and where the natural environment is celebrated as a point of national pride, but at the same time is exploited at alarming rates. To people on…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • African Economic Development book cover

    African Economic Development

    1st Edition

    By Steven Langdon, Archibald R.M. Ritter, Yiagadeesen Samy

    Sub-Saharan Africa is at a turning point. The barriers to economic growth seen in the 1980-2000 era are disappearing and new optimism is spreading. However, difficult goals of eliminating poverty, achieving equity and overcoming environmental threats continue. This much-needed and insightful…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Development Economics

  • The Political Economy of Latin America: Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development after the Commodity Boom book cover

    The Political Economy of Latin America

    Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development after the Commodity Boom, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Kingstone

    This brief text offers an unbiased reflection on debates about neoliberalism and its alternatives in Latin America with an emphasis on the institutional puzzle that underlies the region’s difficulties with democratization and development. In addition to providing an overview of this key element of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • International Development: Socio-Economic Theories, Legacies, and Strategies book cover

    International Development

    Socio-Economic Theories, Legacies, and Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Anna Lanoszka

    International Development is a comprehensive inquiry into the field of socio-economic development founded on an understanding that economic advancement involves transformation of society. It explores successful developmental strategies but also tries to identify factors behind failed endeavours and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

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

    Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Curtis, Serena Cosgrove

    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

  • Fundamentals of Sustainable Development book cover

    Fundamentals of Sustainable Development

    2nd Edition

    By Niko Roorda

    The impact of development needs to be considered beyond the narrow focus of economic, ecological or social concerns. This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s accessible and comprehensive overview of the challenges linked to striving for a sustainable, holistic approach to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Agriculture and Rural Development in a Globalizing World: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Agriculture and Rural Development in a Globalizing World

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Prabhu Pingali, Gershon Feder

    Rapid structural transformation and urbanization are transforming agriculture and food production in rural areas across the world. This textbook provides a comprehensive review and assessment of the multi-faceted nature of  agriculture and rural development, particularly in the developing…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Development Economics: Theory and practice book cover

    Development Economics

    Theory and practice, 1st Edition

    By Alain de Janvry, Elisabeth Sadoulet

    Development Economics: Theory and Practice provides students and practitioners with the perspectives and the tools they need to think analytically and critically about the current major economic development issues in the world. Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet identify seven key dimensions…

    Paperback – 2016-06-17
    Routledge

  • Economic Growth and Sustainable Development book cover

    Economic Growth and Sustainable Development

    2nd Edition

    By Peter N. Hess

    Economic growth, reflected in increases in national output per capita, makes possible an improved material standard of living and the alleviation of poverty. Sustainable development, popularly and concisely defined as ‘meeting the needs of the present generations without compromising the ability of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Climate Change Economics and Policy book cover

    An Introduction to Climate Change Economics and Policy

    2nd Edition

    By Felix R. FitzRoy, Elissaios Papyrakis

    The 2nd edition of An Introduction to Climate Change Economics and Policy explains the key scientific, economic and policy issues related to climate change in a completely up-to-date introduction for anyone interested, and students at all levels in various related courses, including environmental…

    Paperback – 2016-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

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