Routledge provides high quality books, journals, eProducts, and other resources for both student and professional markets in Development Studies.
Here you can explore the breadth and depth of our publishing program, which offers books for researchers, professionals, lecturers, and students.
You can also browse our latest Development Studies catalogs to select books by subject area that meet your research or teaching needs.
Offering insights from pioneering new perspectives in addition to well-established traditions of research, this Handbook considers the activities not only of advocacy groups in the environmental, feminist, human rights, humanitarian, and peace sectors, but also the array of religious, professional,…
Hardback – 2019-04-18
Since its publication in 2006 as Fifty Key Thinkers on Development, this invaluable reference has established itself as the leading biographical handbook in its field, providing a concise and accessible introduction to the lives and key contributions of development thinkers from across the…
Paperback – 2019-04-18
Routledge Key Guides
The world of development thinkers and practitioners is abuzz with a new lexicon: the idea of "the nexus" between water, food, and energy which is intuitively compelling. It promises better integration of multiple sectoral elements, a better transition to greener economies, and sustainable…
Paperback – 2019-04-17
Pathways to Sustainability
Linje Manyozo's new book, Communicating Development With Communities has just been published by Routledge. In this short video, Linje introduces the book and why we need to think carefully about the central tenets of development practice - listening, humility, tolerance and understanding. For Linje, to communicate development with communities is not about following templates and strategies that are usually developed off-site; rather it is about building relationships with people. It is about celebrating the virtue of collaborative speaking and contestation as we formulate, implement and evaluate interventions with and alongside people. Professor Robin Mansell has written a Foreword in which she emphasizes the significant role of reflexivity as we think about and do development alongside communities no matter where we come from.
This collection includes a wide range of textbooks covering the areas of Human Geography and Physical Geography along with Development Studies, Urban Studies, Environmental Studies and Tourism.
We are proud to present our Development Studies textbook collection, which allows you to browse our selection of titles focusing on a wide range of key areas in this important field.
Rebecca Brennan is responsible for commissioning books on the Environment and Sustainability list as well as having overall responsibility for the Environment and Development Studies team. Her areas of focus include Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Environmental Justice, Environmental Humanities and Anticipation/Future Studies as well interdisciplinary sustainability topics across the humanities and sciences. She commissions research monographs (edited, co-authored or single authored), textbooks, supplementary reading and handbooks (reference books) for a global readership.
Helena Hurd commissions books for the Development Studies list across all levels, from textbooks and research monographs, to handbooks and books aimed at policy makers. In addition to core Development Studies titles, this rapidly expanding portfolio includes a range of interdisciplinary books drawn from Geography, Politics, Area Studies, Philosophy, Health, Humanities, Sociology and Education. Helena is keen to hear from any potential authors looking to publish within development studies, particularly in the key areas of humanitarian studies, development policy, development governance, inequality, regional development, religion and development, migration and displacement studies.
Faye Leerink commissions books in the areas of geography, environmental studies, urban studies, and in tourism, hospitality and events. She has been working on these subject areas at Routledge since 2009. She particularly enjoys building long term partnerships with authors and strives to publish high quality and original work in our well-established sub-disciplines. Faye also has an eager eye for future market trends and is particularly keen to publish research from emerging, cutting edge and interdisciplinary areas, such as human-animal studies, the more than human, the Anthropocene, critical food studies, nature, cultural and heritage tourism, ethics and tourism, and tourism anthropology. She is always happy to discuss book ideas or long term writing plans, particularly for monographs, edited collections, handbooks and supplementary texts. She can be found on LinkedIn.
Andrew Mould has been commissioning books in the discipline of geography and the allied fields of urban, environmental, and development studies for well over a decade. He is always happy to discuss writing plans and is particularly interested in titles that will complement or enhance Routledge’s existing suite of textbooks, handbooks, and research-level publications. His overall goal is to publish high-quality, innovative publications that meet their commercial potential. Andrew is able to draw upon a wealth of experience and expertise to guide prospective authors through the publishing process and is particularly keen to build long-term partnerships with authors.
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