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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75Series in Development Studies

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1,764New Products

  • Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector book cover

    Energy Fables

    Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Rinkinen, Elizabeth Shove, Jacopo Torriti

    Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector takes a fresh look at key terms and concepts around which energy research and policy are organised. Drawing on recent research in energy and transport studies, and combining this with concepts from sociology, economics, social theory and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Engendering Development: Capitalism and Inequality in the Global Economy book cover

    Engendering Development

    Capitalism and Inequality in the Global Economy, 1st Edition

    By Amy Trauger, Jennifer L. Fluri

    Engendering Development demonstrates how gender is a form of inequality that is used to generate global capitalist development. It charts the histories of gender, race, class, sexuality and nationality as categories of inequality under imperialism, which continue to support the accumulation of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-22
    Routledge

  • Societal Problems as Public Bads book cover

    Societal Problems as Public Bads

    1st Edition

    By Nan Dirk de Graaf, Dingeman Wiertz

    Corruption, crime, economic inequality, religious fundamentalism, financial crises, environmental degradation, population ageing, gender inequality, large-scale migration… This book tackles many of the most pressing problems facing societies today. The authors demonstrate that similar social…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

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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Editorial Contacts

  • 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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