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Gender and Development

Gender and Development

3rd Edition

Forthcoming

Janet Momsen
October 18, 2019

This revised and updated third edition of Gender and Development provides a concise, accessible introduction to gender and development issues in the developing world and in the transition countries of Eastern and Central Europe. The nine chapters include discussions on: changes in theoretical...

South-South Development

South-South Development

1st Edition

Peter Kragelund
January 29, 2019

South-South Development examines the historical background for the current situation: why it suddenly took off again approximately a decade ago; the various vectors of engagement and how they are interrelated; the actors involved; how the revitalisation of South-South development has affected...

Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development

Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development

2nd Edition

Cheryl McEwan
November 16, 2018

Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development is a comprehensive revision of Postcolonialism and Development (2009) that explains, reviews and critically evaluates recent debates about postcolonial and decolonial approaches and their implications for development studies. By outlining contemporary...

Education and Development

Education and Development

1st Edition

Simon McGrath
May 01, 2018

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 emphasises the fact that education is profoundly shaped by national and local cultures even if many issues are shared...

Media and Development

Media and Development

1st Edition

Richard Vokes
November 20, 2017

At the start of the 21st 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 expansion of...

Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D)

Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D)

1st Edition

Richard Heeks
November 20, 2017

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...

Children, Youth and Development

Children, Youth and Development

2nd Edition

Nicola Ansell
August 08, 2016

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...

Conflict and Development

Conflict and Development

2nd Edition

Roger Mac Ginty, Andrew Williams
February 19, 2016

In the five years since the first edition of Conflict and Development was published the awareness of the relationship between conflicts and development has grown exponentially. Developmental factors can act as a trigger for violence, as well as for ending violence and for triggering post-conflict...

Cities and Development

Cities and Development

2nd Edition

Sean Fox, Tom Goodfellow
February 11, 2016

For the first time in human history more people now live and towns and cities than in rural areas. In the wealthier countries of the world, the transition from predominantly rural to urban habitation is more or less complete. But in many parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America, urban populations...

Conservation and Development

Conservation and Development

1st Edition

Andrew Newsham, Shonil Bhagwat
November 26, 2015

Conservation and development share an intertwined history dating back to at least the 1700s. But what are the prospects for reconciling the two, and how far have we come with this project? This book explores these questions through a detailed consideration of the past, present and future of the...

Tourism and Development in the Developing World

Tourism and Development in the Developing World

2nd Edition

David J. Telfer, Richard Sharpley
November 24, 2015

Tourism is widely considered to be an important factor in socio-economic development, particularly in less developed countries. However, despite almost universal recognition of tourism’s development potential, the extent to which economic and social progress is linked to the growth of a country’s...

Population and Development

Population and Development

2nd Edition

W.T.S. Gould
May 08, 2015

The new edition of Population and Development offers an up-to-date perspective on one of the critical issues at the heart of the problems of development for all countries, and especially those that seek to implement major economic and social change: the reflexive relationships between a country’s...

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