Textbooks: Development Studies

  • Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making book cover

    Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making

    By Alex Schwartz, Rachel Meltzer

    Drawing extensively from actual cases, Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. The book provides succinct but thorough discussions of the key…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    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, Richard Sir 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 – 2018-11-28 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • 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 – 2018-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Green Supply Chain Management book cover

    Green Supply Chain Management

    By Haris Achillas, Dimitris Aidonis, Dionysis Bochtis, 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 – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Contemporary Brazil book cover

    Understanding Contemporary Brazil

    By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

    Brazil has famously been dubbed a country of contradictions, or even of bipolarity. To people on the outside looking in, it can be puzzling that a country can champion freedom so fiercely in an environment of political repression and mass incarceration, emphasise national unity despite massive…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better book cover

    Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better

    By Sandeeka Vamudi Mannakkara, Suzanne Wilkinson, Regan Potangaroa

    "Building Back Better" (BBB) has been a popular slogan in disaster recovery efforts around the world including the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the 2009 Samoan Tsunami, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake, and the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. BBB has recently been identified as one of four priorities of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Engendered Development: Capitalism and Inequality in the Global Economy book cover

    Engendered Development

    Capitalism and Inequality in the Global Economy

    By Amy Trauger, Jennifer Fluri

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Planning for Climate Change: A Reader in Green Infrastructure and Sustainable Design for Resilient Cities book cover

    Planning for Climate Change

    A Reader in Green Infrastructure and Sustainable Design for Resilient Cities

    Edited by Elisabeth M. Hamin, Yaser Abunnasr, Robert L. Ryan

    This book provides an overview of the large and interdisciplinary literature on the substance and process of urban climate change planning and design, using the most important articles from the last 15 years to engage readers in understanding problems and finding solutions to this increasingly…

    Paperback – 2018-10-05 
    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 – 2018-10-01 
    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 – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Forced Migration: Current Issues and Debates book cover

    Forced Migration

    Current Issues and Debates

    Edited by Alice Bloch, Giorgia Dona

    Forced Migration: Current Issues and Debates provides a critical engagement with and analysis of contemporary issues in the field using inter-disciplinary perspectives, through different geographical case studies and by employing varying methodologies. The combination of authors reviewing both the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge

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