Textbooks: Development Studies

  • Sustainable Design for the Built Environment book cover

    Sustainable Design for the Built Environment

    By Robert Fleming, Saglinda Roberts

    Sustainable Design for the Built Environment marks the transition of sustainable design from a specialty service to the mainstream approach for creating a healthy and resilient built environment. This ground-breaking and transformative approach introduces sustainable design in a clear, concise,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge

  • Geopolitics and Development book cover

    Geopolitics and Development

    By Marcus Power

    The focus of the book is both historical and contemporary, exploring the geopolitical enframing and imagination of development in key historical junctures such as the Cold War, the end of empire and the War on Terror but also examining what the rise of new state donors such as China, Brazil and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • India’s Economy: An Introduction book cover

    India’s Economy

    An Introduction

    By R. Nagaraj

    Written by an experienced teacher and scholar, this comprehensive textbook provides an analytical overview of the main trends, policies, performance, advances, and debates around India’s post independence economy. Each chapter provides a thorough examination of a key issue that has impacted the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Politics in Developing Countries book cover

    Politics in Developing Countries

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and user-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Contemporary Brazil book cover

    Understanding Contemporary Brazil

    By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

    Brazil has famously been called a country of contradictions. A place where narratives of "racial democracy" exist in the face of stark inequalities, and where the natural environment is celebrated as a point of national pride, but at the same time is exploited at alarming rates. To people on the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Policy Analysis as Problem Solving: A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework book cover

    Policy Analysis as Problem Solving

    A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework

    By Alex Schwartz, Rachel Meltzer

    Drawing extensively from real-life cases, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and non-profit executives on a wide range of policy issues. The book provides succinct but thorough discussions of the key elements of the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-12-03 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability and Design Ethics, Second Edition book cover

    Sustainability and Design Ethics, Second Edition

    By Jean Russ

    From the general introduction to the more sophisticated theories, followed by the practices of design professionals and organizations that embody these theories, and, the detailed measures and actions to achieve sustainability and a flourishing future, this book unveils a broad understanding of the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-27 
    CRC Press

  • Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development book cover

    Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Cheryl McEwan

    Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development is a comprehensive revision of Postcolonialism and Development (2009) that explains, reviews and critically evaluates recent debates about postcolonial and decolonial approaches and their implications for development studies. By outlining contemporary…

    Paperback – 2018-11-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • 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 – 2018-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Green Supply Chain Management book cover

    Green Supply Chain Management

    By Charisios Achillas, Dionysis D. Bochtis, Dimitris Aidonis, Dimitris Folinas

    Today, one of the top priorities of an organization’s modern corporate strategy is to portray itself as socially responsible and environmentally sustainable. As a focal point of sustainability initiatives, green supply chain management has emerged as a key strategy that can provide competitive…

    Paperback – 2018-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics: Water, Sanitation and Disease Control book cover

    Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics

    Water, Sanitation and Disease Control, 3rd Edition

    By Sandy Cairncross, Sir Richard Feachem

    This fully updated third edition of this classic text, widely cited as the most important and useful book for health engineering and disease prevention, describes infectious diseases in tropical and developing countries, and the measures that may be used effectively against them.  The…

    Paperback – 2018-11-08 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

Product Search