Textbooks: Development Studies

  • Technology, Globalization and Sustainable Development: Transforming the Industrial State book cover

    Technology, Globalization and Sustainable Development

    Transforming the Industrial State

    By Nicholas A Ashford, Ralph P Hall

    Technology, Globalization and Sustainable Development offers a unified, trans-disciplinary approach for transforming the industrial state in order to promote sustainable development. The authors present a deep analysis of the ways that industrial states – both developed and developing – are…

    Paperback – 2018-09-03 

  • Sustainable Construction book cover

    Sustainable Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Sandy Halliday

    The second edition of Sustainable Construction provides an accessible primer to the principles and techniques involved in the design and construction of sustainable buildings. It presents examples of current best practice with numerous case studies to highlight current experiences, improve…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 

  • Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better book cover

    Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better

    By Sandeeka Vamudi Mannakkara, Suzanne Wilkinson, Regan Potangaroa

    "Building Back Better" (BBB) has been a popular slogan in disaster recovery efforts around the world including the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the 2009 Samoan Tsunami, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake, and the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. BBB has recently been identified as one of four priorities of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

  • Changing Contexts in Spatial Planning: New Directions in Policies and Practices book cover

    Changing Contexts in Spatial Planning

    New Directions in Policies and Practices

    By Janice Morphet

    This book will consider the major forces that have emerged to reshape planning following 2010 including national infrastructure project delivery, the Localism Act 2011 including neighbourhood planning and the replacement of regional plans by new strategic sub-regional approaches in combined local…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

  • Building Democracy and International Governance book cover

    Building Democracy and International Governance

    By George M. Guess

    Efforts by governments to promote sustained domestic economic development have been mixed.  Success depends on many factors including location, geography, climate, external competition, human resources, natural resources, timing, political and governmental institutions, government capacity,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25 

  • The Europa International Foundation Directory 2018 book cover

    The Europa International Foundation Directory 2018

    27th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Now in its 27th edition, the Europa International Foundation Directory 2018 provides an unparalleled guide to the foundations, trusts, charitable and grantmaking NGOs, and other similar not-for-profit organizations of the world. It provides a comprehensive picture of third sector activity on a…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19 
    The Europa International Foundation Directory

  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development: An Introduction book cover

    Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Jay Mitra

    The fields of entrepreneurship, innovation and regional development are inextricably linked. This textbook draws on the diversity of approaches in these areas to produce a unified understanding of this important area. The author integrates theory and practice with reference to academic studies as…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 

  • Remaking Housing Policy: An International Study book cover

    Remaking Housing Policy

    An International Study

    By David Clapham

    Breaking the country specific boundaries of traditional housing policy books, Remaking Housing Policy is the first introductory housing policy textbook designed to be used by students all around the world. Starting from first principles, readers are guided through the objectives behind government…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11 

  • Humanitarianism: A Dictionary of Concepts book cover


    A Dictionary of Concepts

    Edited by Tim Allen, Anna Macdonald, Henry Radice

    The field of humanitarianism is characterised by profound uncertainty, by a constant need to respond to the unpredictable, and by concepts and practices that often defy simple or straightforward explanation. Humanitarians often find themselves not just engaged in the pursuit of effective action,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03 

  • Business and Environmental Sustainability book cover

    Business and Environmental Sustainability

    By Sigrun M. Wagner

    Environmental sustainability is increasingly important to organisations, whether for regulatory, financial or ethical reasons. Business and Environmental Sustainability looks at the environmental aspect of sustainability for all organisations pursuing competitive advantage. This textbook provides…

    Paperback – 2018-07-02 

  • Organizational Change for Corporate Sustainability book cover

    Organizational Change for Corporate Sustainability

    4th Edition

    By Suzanne Benn, Melissa Edwards, Tim Williams

    Since this classic book was first published in 2003, sustainability has increasingly accepted as standard business practice for leading corporations, whilst the science itself has revealed how human activity has become the dominant force influencing irreversible changes in the planetary systems.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-25 

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