Visit our Christmas Gift Finder
Click & Collect from 2 Hours*
Free Delivery to UK Shops
Free UK Standard Delivery On all orders £20 and over Free Delivery to UK Shops Local shops and expert booksellers nationwide Free Click & Collect to UK shops From 2 hours of your order*
From the Local to the Global: Key Issues in Development Studies (Paperback)
  • From the Local to the Global: Key Issues in Development Studies (Paperback)
zoom

From the Local to the Global: Key Issues in Development Studies (Paperback)

(editor), (editor)
£21.99
Paperback 368 Pages / Published: 20/05/2015
  • In stock online
  • Free UK delivery

Usually dispatched within 24 hours

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect
The international development sector has found itself confronting new challenges to poverty eradication and the promotion of human rights. Climate change has loomed large as a crisis for development practitioners and environmentalists, affecting the most vulnerable in the Global South. The ongoing financial crisis has created recurrent recessions in the global North, while causing budget lines to be reduced for development aid.

This textbook highlights the extent to which the local and global are interconnected in today's globalised economy. It questions the legitimacy of the neoliberal model of development which propelled us into the crisis.

Including chapters on Latin America, China and sub-Saharan Africa, and topics such as debt injustice, gender and migration, this completely revised third edition takes stock of the international development environment as it embarks on new policy frameworks to confront new challenges.

Publisher: Pluto Press
ISBN: 9780745334738
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 215 x 135 x 23 mm
Edition: 3rd Revised edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
'An ideal lift off point for anyone interested in the issues that underpin poverty and injustice at local and global levels. It combines accessible, informative writing on the most essential international development issues' -- Marina Sitrin, author of They Can't Represent Us: Reinventing Democracy from Greece to Occupy (with Dario Azzellini, Verso, 2014) and Everyday Revolutions: Horizontalism and Autonomy in Argentina (Zed Books, 2012).
'Of global value to a radically changing world. It is essentially a survey of all the issues that affect the global South and shape the global North' -- Hector Maldonado Felix, Faculty of Social Sciences, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Peru, and founder of the NGO Asociacion Gestion Salud y Poblacion.

You may also be interested in...

Development as Freedom
Added to basket
Into the Unknown
Added to basket
£14.95
Paperback
Global Governance and the New Wars
Added to basket
The Companion to Development Studies
Added to basket
Half The Sky
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Geopolitics: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
North of South
Added to basket
£11.99
Paperback
Emerging Africa
Added to basket
Theories and Practices of Development
Added to basket
The Challenge for Africa
Added to basket
Sustainability: The Basics
Added to basket
Anti-Politics Machine
Added to basket
Wars, Guns and Votes
Added to basket
The Bright Continent
Added to basket
Sustainable Development
Added to basket
Complex Emergencies
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.