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International Development (3rd Edition)

Issues and Challenges

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This comprehensive and broad-ranging introductory textbook examines the key aspects of contemporary international development from both a practical and theoretical perspective. It addresses the fundamental question of what...

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This comprehensive and broad-ranging introductory textbook examines the key aspects of contemporary international development from both a practical and theoretical perspective. It addresses the fundamental question of what 'development' actually is and examines social, economic and environmental developments around the world. Written by experts with extensive field experience, this text introduces key issues in the development debate from how the developing world is changing global order to discussions on gender and development as well as security and development.

International Development is a critical and interdisciplinary introduction to the contested field of development that is the ideal companion for both undergraduate and postgraduate students studying modules in development on degrees in International Politics, International Relations and Development Studies. This title will also appeal to policy-makers working in areas of development and professionals working in the area. 

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Comprehensive account of the global reach of development in securing material advantage for all

Each chapter in this fully revised and updated third edition is written by leading figures in development

A broad-ranging introduction to theory, practice and the study of development

Offers a critical understanding of the subject, questioning the sometimes-imposed austerity of development and key contemporary challenges

Introduction
1. What is Development: Mark McGillivray
2. Reassessing Development Theory: John McKay
3. The Economics of Development: John McKay
4. The Developing World in a Changing Global Order: John McKay
5. Politics, Governance and Development: Damien Kingsbury
6. Aid and Development: Janet Hunt
7. Poverty Alleviation: Matthew Clarke
8. Community Development: Damien Kingsbury
9. Gender and Development: Janet Hunt
10. Environment and Development: Damien Kingsbury
11. Security and Development: John McKay.

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Damien Kingsbury is a Professor of International Politics and holds a Personal Chair in the Humanities and Social Sciences at Deakin University, Australia.

John McKay is a Partner with Analysis International in Melbourne and an Honorary Professor of the School of Humanities and Social Science at Deakin University, Australia.

Janet Hunt is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research at the Australian National University, Australia.

Mark McGillivray is Research Professor of International Development at the Alfred Deakin Research Institute, Deakin University, Australia.

Matthew Clarke is Head of School, School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Deakin University, Australia.

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Damien Kingsbury is a Professor of International Politics and holds a Personal Chair in the Humanities and Social Sciences at Deakin University, Australia.

John McKay is a Partner with Analysis International in Melbourne and an Honorary Professor of the School of Humanities and Social Science at Deakin University, Australia.

Janet Hunt is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research at the Australian National University, Australia.

Mark McGillivray is Research Professor of International Development at the Alfred Deakin Research Institute, Deakin University, Australia.

Matthew Clarke is Head of School, School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Deakin University, Australia.

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