Development Studies

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.

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81Series in Development Studies

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1,830New Products

  • The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society book cover

    The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society

    2nd Edition

    By Arjen Y. Hoekstra

    Using the water footprint concept, this impactful book aids our understanding of how we can reduce water consumption and pollution to sustainable levels. Since the publication of the first edition, the question of how to reduce our water footprint has become even more urgent. Freshwater scarcity…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • The Geography of Energy book cover

    The Geography of Energy

    1st Edition

    By Gerald Manners

    Originally published in 1964 and revised in 1971. This is an examination of the three principal factors which influence energy production and consumption, and the associated trade in fuel and power: market, transport and politics. Topics discussed include the economics of oil pipelines and tankers;…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

  • Energy Guide: A Directory of Information Resources book cover

    Energy Guide

    A Directory of Information Resources, 1st Edition

    By Virginia Bemis

    Originally published in 1977. This annotated guide to sources of information on the social science aspects of energy and energy alternatives describes materials and sources of interest to users at all levels. The chapters separate information according to the type of material or the issuing…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

Geography Textbooks

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.

Development Studies Textbooks

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.

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  • Rebecca Brennan, Publisher, UK

    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, Editor
    Development Studies

    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, Editor

    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, Publisher – Geography

    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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