Development Studies: Research Methods in Development Studies

  • Big Data for Regional Science book cover

    Big Data for Regional Science

    Edited by Laurie A Schintler, Zhenhua Chen

    Recent technological advancements and other related factors and trends are contributing to the production of an astoundingly large and rapidly accelerating collection of data, or ‘Big Data’. This data now allows us to examine urban and regional phenomena in ways that were previously not possible.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Statistical Tragedy in Africa?: Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development book cover

    Statistical Tragedy in Africa?

    Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development

    Edited by Morten Jerven, Deborah Johnston

    What do we know about economic development in Africa? The answer is that we know much less than we would like to think. This collection assesses the knowledge problem present in statistics on poverty, agriculture, labour, education, health, and economic growth. While diverse in origin, the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Innovative Measurement and Evaluation of Community Development Practices book cover

    Innovative Measurement and Evaluation of Community Development Practices

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Jane Leonard, Mary Emery

    Finding innovative and useful measurement practices for community development projects is gaining in importance as policymakers increase the demands for accountability. This book examines some of the latest efforts to document the effectiveness of local development efforts. The types of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Presenting Your Data with SPSS Explained book cover

    Presenting Your Data with SPSS Explained

    By Perry R. Hinton, Isabella McMurray

    Data Presentation with SPSS Explained provides students with all the information they need to conduct small scale analysis of research projects using SPSS and present their results appropriately in their reports. Quantitative data can be collected in the form of a questionnaire, survey or…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge

  • Measuring African Development: Past and Present book cover

    Measuring African Development

    Past and Present

    Edited by Morten Jerven

    The chief economist for the World Bank's Africa region, Shanta Devarajan, delivered a devastating assessment of the capacity of African states to measure development in his 2013 article "Africa's Statistical Tragedy". Is there a "statistical tragedy" unfolding in Africa now? If so, it becomes…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Religions and Global Development book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Religions and Global Development

    Edited by Emma Tomalin

    This Handbook provides a cutting-edge survey of the state of research on religions and global development. Part one highlights critical debates that have emerged within research on religions and development, particularly with respect to theoretical, conceptual and methodological considerations,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development book cover

    Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological…

    Paperback – 2017-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization: Employment, politics, and prospects for change book cover

    African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization

    Employment, politics, and prospects for change

    Edited by Danielle Resnick, James Thurlow

    The much heralded growth and transformation of many economies in sub-Saharan Africa over the last decade continues to receive prominent attention in academic scholarship and among policy practitioners. An apparent feature about this transformation, however, is that Africa’s youth appear to have…

    Paperback – 2017-02-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • India Migration Report 2016: Gulf migration book cover

    India Migration Report 2016

    Gulf migration

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    India Migration Report 2016 discusses migration to the Persian Gulf region. This volume: looks at contemporary labour recruitment and policy, both in India and in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries; explores gender issues in migration to Gulf countries; and brings together the latest…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04
    Routledge India

  • The Research Companion: A practical guide for those in the social sciences, health and development book cover

    The Research Companion

    A practical guide for those in the social sciences, health and development, 2nd Edition

    By Petra M. Boynton

    Have you ever wanted to know an effective and ethical way to: Design a study? Recruit participants? Report findings? And improve the quality and output of your research? The Research Companion focuses on the practical skills needed to complete research in the social or health sciences and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-27
    Routledge

  • Transformative Sustainable Development: Participation, reflection and change book cover

    Transformative Sustainable Development

    Participation, reflection and change

    By Kei Otsuki

    Recent debates about sustainable development have shifted their focus from fixing environmental problems in a technocratic and economic way to more fundamental changes in social-political processes and relations. In this context, participation is a genuinely transformative approach to sustainable…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Colonialism and Foreign Ownership of Capital (Routledge Revivals): A Trade Theorist's View book cover

    Colonialism and Foreign Ownership of Capital (Routledge Revivals)

    A Trade Theorist's View

    By Bharat Hazari

    First published in 1982. Foreign control of capital is a major problem for many developing countries and can lead to the exercise of a form of colonial control whereby capital is provided for political rather than economic reasons. This book discusses the implications of this phenomenon for trade…

    Hardback – 2016-01-05
    Routledge

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