Textbooks: Development Studies

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Planning Practice: Critical Perspectives from the UK book cover

    Planning Practice

    Critical Perspectives from the UK

    Edited by Jessica Ferm, John Tomaney

    Planning Practice: Critical Perspectives from the UK provides the only comprehensive overview of contemporary planning practice in the UK. Drawing on contributions from leading researchers in the field, it examines the tools, contexts and outcomes of planning practice. Part I examines planning…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Making China Urban: Geographical Aspects of Development and Disparity book cover

    Making China Urban

    Geographical Aspects of Development and Disparity

    By Hyun Bang Shin

    This book provides a comprehensive account of the global, regional and urban dimensions of China’s development, and the resulting socio-economic and political outcomes. Shin begins by documenting and analysing China’s changing position in the world economy before turning to the development…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Green Supply Chain Management book cover

    Green Supply Chain Management

    By Haris Achillas, Dimitris Aidonis, Dionysis Bochtis, Dimitris Folinas

    Today, one of the key priorities in corporate strategic design for an organisation is to emerge as socially responsible and sustainable through environmental protection. As a focal part of sustainability initiatives, green supply chain management has emerged as a key strategy that can provide…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-06-26 
    Routledge

  • A Dictionary of Humanitarianism book cover

    A Dictionary of Humanitarianism

    Edited by Tim Allen, Anna Macdonald, Henry Radice

    A Dictionary of Humanitarianism brings together leading experts, including many of the critical writers whose work led to the establishment of humanitarian studies in the first place. The field of humanitarianism is profoundly characterised by uncertainty, by a constant need to respond with…

    Hardback – 2018-06-20 
    Routledge

  • The New Peasantries: Rural Development in Times of Globalization book cover

    The New Peasantries

    Rural Development in Times of Globalization, 2nd Edition

    By Jan Douwe van der Ploeg

    When first published in 2008, The New Peasantries revolutionized our ways of thinking of what constitutes the peasantry and re-peasantization. It showed how a new era of empire and globalization was creating new forms of peasantry. This new edition is thoroughly revised, with a reorganization of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Urban Management and Economics book cover

    Urban Management and Economics

    By Alexander Otgaar, Erik Braun, Leo van den Berg

    This book, from a team of authors at one of Europe’s leading centres for the study of urban and regional studies in Erasmus University provides a view on the challenges cities are confronted with in the twenty first century. Modern trends that influence the spatial-economic development of urban…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Globalization, Planning and Local Economic Development book cover

    Globalization, Planning and Local Economic Development

    By Terry L. Clower, Andrew Beer

    This textbook is concerned with economic development at the local, community or regional scale. Its aim is to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to contemporary thinking about locally-based economic development, how growth can be planned and how that development can be realised.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Consumption: Key Issues book cover

    Sustainable Consumption

    Key Issues

    By Lucie Middlemiss

    Sustainable Consumption: Key Issues provides a concise introduction to the concept of sustainable consumption, and to the contribution of the key disciplines that are active in this highly interdisciplinary field, including economics, psychology, sociology, cultural studies, and political sciences.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Education and Development book cover

    Education and Development

    By Simon McGrath

    This title explores the place of education in development debates and provides a systematic as well as a theoretical overview of the main approaches to education and development. It emphases the fact that education is profoundly shaped by national and local cultures even if many issues are shared…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Sustainable Business: Key Issues book cover

    Sustainable Business

    Key Issues, 2nd Edition

    By Helen Kopnina, John Blewitt

    Sustainable Business: Key Issues is the first comprehensive introductory-level textbook to address the interface between environmental challenges and business solutions to provide an overview of the basic concepts of sustainability, sustainable business, and business ethics. The book introduces…

    Paperback – 2018-05-03 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

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