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Published: 01 December 2016

592 Pages | 111 photos; 34 figures; 28 tables

ISBN: 9780199018901

Bookseller Code (06)

Introduction to International Development

Approaches, Actors, Issues, and Practice

Third Edition

Paul Haslam, Jessica Shafer, and Pierre Beaudet

  • Written by experts. Twenty-nine contributions from development experts with a variety of backgrounds give students an understanding of the breadth and interdisciplinary nature of the field.
  • Practical pedagogical tools. Lists of learning objectives, chapter summaries, questions for critical thought, and an expanded glossary encourage students to identify and synthesize key points in each chapter.
  • Ten new chapters. New chapters in the third edition expose students to the latest theories and practices, such as alternatives to development, gender and development, China and emerging economies, climate change, measuring poverty, planning and appraising development projects, and ethics.
  • Thought-provoking boxes. Themed boxes explore major concepts, issues, and events, helping students make connections between developmental theories and real-world situations.
  • Extensive online support. A companion website featuring case studies, podcasts, a test generator, PowerPoint slides, and other informative resources gives instructors and students an array of tools to enhance the learning experience.
  • Full colour design. Brand new design helps visual learners connect with the material.

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