Companion to Development Studies

Vandana Desai, Emil Dauncey (Editor)

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The Companion to Development Studies contains over a hundred chapters written by leading international experts within the field to provide a concise and authoritative overview of the key theoretical and practical issues dominating contemporary development studies. Covering a wide range of disciplines the book is divided into ten sections, each prefaced by a section introduction written by the editors.
This fourth edition has been extensively updated and contains 45 new contributions from leading authorities, dealing with pressing contemporary issues Existing chapters have been thoroughly revised to include cutting-edge developments, and to present updated further reading and websites.
The Companion to Development Studies presents concise overviews providing a gateway to further reading and a flexible resource for teaching and learning. It has established a role as essential reading for all students of development studies, as well as those in cognate areas of geography, international relations, politics, sociology, anthropology and economics.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Publication statusPublished - 2023


  • Development Studies

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