Research Methods in Development Studies Products

  • 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 – 2017-07-09 
    Routledge

  • Presenting Your Data with SPSS Explained

    By Perry R. Hinton, Isabella McMurray

    Perry Hinton is a psychologist and has taught the use of SPSS to a wide range of students from disciplines including communication and media, education, linguistics, nursing, psychology and social work. He is joint author of SPSS Explained, also published by Routledge. His own research is on…

    Paperback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge

  • 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

    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

    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

    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, 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

    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

    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

  • New Models of Inclusive Innovation for Development

    Edited by Richard Heeks, Christopher Foster, Yanuar Nugroho

    Inequality and innovation are both rising issues on the international development agenda. Their intersection is inclusive innovation; defined as the inclusion within some aspect of innovation of groups who are currently marginalised. This is a topic of increasing interest and activity. Large firms…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge

  • Social Science Research Ethics for a Globalizing World

    Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Keerty Nakray, Margaret Alston, Kerri Whittenbury

    Research in the humanities and social sciences thrives on critical reflections that unfold with each research project, not only in terms of knowledge created, but in whether chosen methodologies served their purpose.  Ethics forms the bulwark of any social science research methodology and it…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-10-16
    Routledge

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