Textbooks: Development Studies

  • The Other World: Issues and Politics in the Developing World book cover

    The Other World

    Issues and Politics in the Developing World, 10th Edition

    By Joseph N. Weatherby, Craig Arceneaux, Anika Leithner, Ira Reed, Benjamin F. Timms, Shanruo Ning Zhang

    The Other World combines a thematic and area studies approach to explore contemporary global issues in the developing world. Accessible and interdisciplinary, this text offers political, economic, social, and historical analysis plus case studies on Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Global Poverty: Causes, Capabilities and Human Development book cover

    Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development

    By Serena Cosgrove, Benjamin Curtis

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Fundamentals of Sustainable Development book cover

    Fundamentals of Sustainable Development

    2nd Edition

    By Niko Roorda

    The impact of development needs to be considered beyond the narrow focus of economic, ecological or social concerns. This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s accessible and comprehensive overview of the challenges linked to striving for a sustainable, holistic approach to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Multipolar Globalization: Emerging Economies and Development book cover

    Multipolar Globalization

    Emerging Economies and Development

    By Jan Nederveen Pieterse

    Like a giant oil tanker, the world is slowly turning. The rapid growth of economies in Asia and the global South has led to a momentous shift in the world order, leaving much of the traditional literature on globalization behind. Multipolar Globalization: Emerging Economies and Development is the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests book cover

    The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Marlène Elias, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, Susan Stevens Hummel

    There is currently much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. This reader provides a collection of key articles on gender and forests published over the last 30 years. Including an editorial introduction and overview, it provides an accessible…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Earthscan Reader Series

  • Presenting Your Data with SPSS Explained book cover

    Presenting Your Data with SPSS Explained

    By Perry R. Hinton, Isabella McMurray

    Data Presentation with SPSS Explained provides students with all the information they need to conduct small scale analysis of research projects using SPSS and present their results appropriately in their reports. Quantitative data can be collected in the form of a questionnaire, survey or…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge

  • Agriculture and Rural Development in a Globalizing World: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Agriculture and Rural Development in a Globalizing World

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Prabhu Pingali, Gershon Feder

    Rapid structural transformation and urbanization are transforming agriculture and food production in rural areas across the world. This textbook provides a comprehensive review and assessment of the multi-faceted nature of  agriculture and rural development, particularly in the developing…

    Paperback – 2017-05-05
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Sustainability Principles and Practice book cover

    Sustainability Principles and Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Margaret Robertson

    This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • Environmental Economics book cover

    Environmental Economics

    By Shunsuke Managi, Koichi Kuriyama

    This book aids those concerned about environmental issues to firmly grasp relevant analytical methods and to comprehend the thought process behind environmental economics. It does so by drawing from specific environmental issues and at the same time providing commentary that facilitates…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

  • Cross-Cultural Psychology: Critical Thinking and Contemporary Applications, Sixth Edition book cover

    Cross-Cultural Psychology

    Critical Thinking and Contemporary Applications, Sixth Edition

    By Eric B. Shiraev, David A. Levy

    Written in a conversational style that transforms complex ideas into accessible ones, this international best-seller provides an interdisciplinary review of the theories and research in cross‐cultural psychology. The book’s unique critical thinking framework, including Critical Thinking boxes,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • Children, Youth and Development book cover

    Children, Youth and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Nicola Ansell

    The new updated edition of Children, Youth and Development explores the varied ways in which global processes in the form of development policies, economic and cultural globalisation, and international agreements interact with more locally specific practices to shape the lives of young people…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Introducing Property Valuation book cover

    Introducing Property Valuation

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Blackledge

    This new edition of bestselling textbook Introducing Property Valuation provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the concepts and methods of valuing real estate, helping them to progress successfully from basic principles to a more sophisticated understanding. Taking a practically…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

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