Textbooks: Development Studies

  • International Development: Socio-Economic Theories, Legacies and Strategies book cover

    International Development

    Socio-Economic Theories, Legacies and Strategies

    By Anna Lanoszka

    International Development is a comprehensive inquiry into the field of socio-economic development founded on an understanding that economic advancement involves transformation of society. It explores successful developmental strategies but also tries to identify factors behind failed endeavours and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Multicultural Psychology: Third Edition book cover

    Multicultural Psychology

    Third Edition

    By Gordon C. Nagayama Hall

    Multicultural Psychology introduces students to the myriad ways in which multicultural issues affect our understanding of, and research in, a wide range of domains including biological, developmental, social, and clinical psychological science. It provides in-depth coverage of the largest groups of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Development: An Introduction to Development Studies book cover

    Geographies of Development

    An Introduction to Development Studies, 4th Edition

    By Robert Potter, Tony Binns, Jennifer A. Elliott, Etienne Nel, David W. Smith

    Now in its fourth edition, Geographies of Development: An Introduction to Development Studies remains a core, balanced and comprehensive introductory textbook for students of Development Studies, Development Geography and related fields. This clear and concise text encourages critical engagement by…

    Paperback – 2018-01-05 
    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 – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Sustainable Development book cover

    Understanding Sustainable Development

    3rd Edition

    By John Blewitt

    A truly comprehensive introduction to the topic, Understanding Sustainable Development is designed to give students on a wide range of courses an appreciation of the key concepts and theories of sustainable development. Fully updated, the third edition includes detailed coverage of the Sustainable…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Science: Key Issues book cover

    Sustainability Science

    Key Issues

    Edited by Ariane König, Jerome Ravetz

    Sustainability Science: Key Issues is a comprehensive textbook for undergraduates, postgraduates, and participants in executive trainings from any disciplinary background studying the theory and practice of sustainability science. Each chapter takes a critical and reflective stance on a key issue…

    Paperback – 2017-11-29 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Media and Development book cover

    Media and Development

    By Richard Vokes

    At the start of the twenty-first century, the relationship between media and development has never felt more important. Following a series of ‘media revolutions’ throughout the developing world – beginning with the advent of cheap transistor radio sets in the late 1960s, followed by the rapid…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) book cover

    Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D)

    By Richard Heeks

    Mobile phones are close to ubiquitous in developing countries; Internet and broadband access are becoming commonplace. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) thus represent the fastest, broadest and deepest technical change experienced in international development. They now affect every…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Anthropology for Development: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Anthropology for Development

    From Theory to Practice

    By Robyn Eversole

    Anthropology for Development: From Theory to Practice connects cross-cultural social theory with the concerns of development policy and practice. It introduces the reader to a set of key ideas from the field of anthropology for development, and showing how these insights can be applied to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Sustainability: Environmental, Social and Personal Perspectives book cover

    An Introduction to Sustainability

    Environmental, Social and Personal Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Martin Mulligan

    An Introduction to Sustainability provides students with a comprehensive overview of the key concepts and ideas which are encompassed within the growing field of sustainability. The fully updated second edition, including new figures and images, teases out the diverse but intersecting domains…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge

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