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Development & social change

Paperback, 19/02/2004, £19.99
£17.99
Intended to be used in an undergraduate or beginning graduate curriculum that focuses on globalization, this book gives an explanation for how 'globalization' took root in the public discourse and how 'globalization' represents a shift away from 'development' as a way to think about non-western societies. It also includes case studies.

Geographies of Development in the 21st Century: An Introduction to the Global South

Paperback, 01/12/2008, £25.00
£22.50
Presents an informative introduction to development in the contemporary Global South. Incorporating field research from Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Colombia, El Salvador, the Philippines, Botswana and The Gambia, this book brings subject matter extending across gender, family, poverty, employment, household livelihoods and the informal economy.

Children's Participation in Sustainable Development

7, 01/01/1997, £27.99
£25.19
Suitable for planners, educationalists and environmentalists, this book introduces the theory and the practice of children's participation, and its importance for developing democracy and sustainable communities.

Key Concepts in Urban Studies 2ed

Paperback, 07/12/2015, £19.99
£17.99
A long awaited, fully-revised edition of this popular, inter-disciplinary student guide to urban studies.

Geographies of Globalisation

7, 16/04/2008, £24.99
£22.49
Vivid and accesible introduction to the geographical exploration of globalisation.

Geographies of Global Change

Paperback, 09/08/2002, £22.99
£20.69
This text aims to provides students with a series of challenging and revealing perspectives on the trends, trajectories and ideas of geographical thought leading into the new millennium.

Fistful of Rice: My Unexpected Quest to End Poverty Through Profitabil

Hardback, 01/10/2010, £17.99
£16.19
Though early microfinance firms attracted widespread attention, these initial attempts failed to achieve the profitability necessary to substantially combat poverty. But that changed with the creation of SKS Microfinance. This title tells the story of the company's creation.

Environment Development & Rural Livelihoods

7, 01/09/2004, £22.95
£20.66
The relationship between humans and the environment has taken centre stage in the quest for development that supports both ecological integrity and sustainable livelihoods. This Reader covers the ways in which the environment and environmental change have been conceptualized or (mis)understood. It is suitable for students and academics.

Development Studies A Reader

Paperback, 17/05/1995, £29.99
£26.99
Provides a set of readings on the nature of contemporary development issues. This reader focuses on 6 areas which are: theories and models of development, agricultural change and rural development, survival strategies and the weapons of the weak, industrialization and urbanization, the global political economy, and various directions in this area.

Making Development Geography

Paperback, 26/01/2007, £24.99
£22.49

Women and development in the third world

Paperback, 07/03/1991, £24.99
£22.49
This review of policy and practice in relation to women's lives in social and economic terms in America, Africa and Asia raises questions about planning and the empowerment of women. It presents ten case studies of women's lives and coping strategies in the Third World.

Rethinking development geographies

Paperback, 01/03/2003, £29.99
£26.99
Moving away from the traditional approach of providing descriptive accounts of Third World geographical issues, this book offers a stimulating critical introduction to the changing geographies of global development.

At Risk

Paperback, 13/11/2003, £30.99
£27.89
The new edition of At Risk confronts a further ten years of ever more expensive and deadly disasters since it was first published and argues that extreme natural events are not disasters until a vulnerable group of people is exposed.

Fifty key thinkers on development

7, 10/11/2005, £14.99
£13.49
A guide to the world's most influential development thinkers, this text presents a guide to the lives and ideas of leading contributors to the contested terrain of development studies.

Introduction to Sustainable Development

Paperback, 07/08/2012, £27.99
£25.19

Development Geography

Paperback, 03/08/2000, £22.99
£20.69
Written to stimulate critical thought and discussion about development, this is an informative and vibrant introductory level text, with a wealth of contrasting case studies and illustrations.

Introduction to Sustainable Development

Paperback, 29/10/2007, £23.99
£21.59
Dealing with sustainable development, this book covers topics such as: the background to sustainable development and global environmental issues; measurement and sustainability indicators; environmental assessment, management and policy; approaches and linkages to poverty reduction; and, impacts and infrastructure development.

Population and Development

7, 09/08/1997, £15.99
£14.39
aeo Offers a lively introduction to world population growth and the debates which surround it. aeo Original and provocative argument -- Furedi argues thatt he changing character of the population agenda is itself a problem worthy of investigation. aeo It challenges the basic assumptions of mainstream demographers and population professionals.

Capability Approach: From Theory to Practice

Hardback, 22/07/2014, £65.00
£58.50
How can human capabilities be articulated and promoted in practice? How can the challenges encountered in its application be addressed? This volume answers these research questions through nine country case studies from the Global North and the Global South.

Global Sustainable Development in the 21st Century

7, 13/06/2000, £26.99
£24.29
This book addresses the theme of global sustainable development across two dimensions.

Discourses of Development

7, 01/10/1997, £23.99
£21.59
Taking an ethnographic approach, this work offers a critical assessment of the "development encounter", emphasizing that "development" is a multi-faceted process, and a complex site of contestation.

Rebooting India: Realizing a Billion Aspirations

Paperback, 04/02/2016, £20.00
£18.00
For many aspects of how our countries are run - from social security and fair elections to communication, and the rule of law - technology can play an increasingly positive, revolutionary role. In this book, the authors argue that technology can reshape our lives, in both the developing and developed world, and shows how this can be achieved.

 

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