The Companion to Development Studies, 2nd Edition

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Routledge, Jan 22, 2013 - Science - 608 pages
The Companion to Development Studies is an essential one-stop reference for anyone with an interest in development studies. Over 100 international experts have been brought together to present a comprehensive overview of the key theoretical and practical issues dominating contemporary development studies.

Building on the success of the first edition, the second edition of the Companion has been thoroughly revised and updated and includes new chapters on a range of topics, including ageing, culture and development, corruption and development and global terrorism. Each chapter summarises current debates and provides guidance for further reading and research.
The Companion to Development Studies is indispensable for students of development studies at all levels, from undergraduate to postgraduate and beyond, in departments of development studies, geography, politics, international relations, sociology, social anthropology and economics.

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Vandana Desai, Senior Lecturer in Development Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Robert B. Potter, Professor of Human Geography and Head of the School of Human and Environmental Sciences, University of Reading.

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