Textbooks: Development Studies

  • 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 – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • The Europa International Foundation Directory 2019 book cover

    The Europa International Foundation Directory 2019

    28th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Now in its 28th edition, the Europa International Foundation Directory 2019 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 – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    The Europa International Foundation Directory

  • Rural Development book cover

    Rural Development

    1st Edition

    By Adam Pain, Kjell Hansen

    Rural Development is a textbook that offers a comparative and critical examination of economic, social and cultural aspects of rural development efforts in the global north and south. By consistently using examples from these two settings the book highlights similarities of processes as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge

  • Nature's Matrix: Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty book cover

    Nature's Matrix

    Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty, 2nd Edition

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Angus Wright

    When first published in 2009, Nature’s Matrix set out a radical new approach to the conservation of biodiversity. This new edition pushes the frontier of the biodiversity/agriculture debate further, making an even stronger case for the need to transform agriculture and support small and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    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 – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Cross-Cultural Explorations: Activities in Culture and Psychology book cover

    Cross-Cultural Explorations

    Activities in Culture and Psychology, 3rd Edition

    By Susan B. Goldstein

    This comprehensive workbook is designed to facilitate students' understanding and application of major concepts and principles of culture and psychology. This fully updated new edition features over 100 case studies, self-administered scales, mini-experiments, and library research projects,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-28 
    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 – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge

  • Natural Resource Conflicts and Sustainable Development book cover

    Natural Resource Conflicts and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by E. Gunilla Almered Olsson, Pernille Gooch

    Providing both a theoretical background and practical examples of natural resource conflict, this volume explores the pressures on natural resources leading to scarcity and conflict.  It is shown that the causes and driving forces behind natural resource conflicts are diverse, complex and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World book cover

    Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World

    1st Edition

    By Pádraig Carmody

    Taking a critical and historical view, this text explores the theory and changing practice of international development. It provides an overview of how the field has evolved and the concrete impacts of this on the ground on the lives of people in the Global South. Development Theory and Practice…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Key Thinkers on Development book cover

    Key Thinkers on Development

    2nd Edition

    Edited by David Simon

    Since its publication in 2006 as Fifty Key Thinkers on Development, this invaluable reference has established itself as the leading biographical handbook in its field, providing a concise and accessible introduction to the lives and key contributions of development thinkers from across the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Understanding Global Politics: Actors and Themes in International Affairs book cover

    Understanding Global Politics

    Actors and Themes in International Affairs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus Larres, Ruth Wittlinger

    Contemporary international affairs are largely shaped by widely differing thematic issues and actors, such as nation states, international institutions, NGOs and multinational companies. Obtaining a deeper understanding of these multifaceted themes and actors is crucial for developing a genuine…

    Paperback – 2019-04-20 
    Routledge

  • Waste to Sustainable Energy: MFCs – Prospects through Prognosis book cover

    Waste to Sustainable Energy

    MFCs – Prospects through Prognosis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lakhveer Singh, Durga Madhab Mahapatra

    With no emissions and water as a byproduct, the globe could imagine a sustainable and resilient human kind that obliterates any possible chances of future climate change. With increased globalization, there has been an unprecedented escalation in production processes thus generating valued products…

    Hardback – 2019-03-06
    CRC Press

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