Portfolio by the numbers
Covering topics such as Rural Development, Development Policy, Gender & Development, Research Methods and Sustainable Development, our Global Development portfolio contains a wide range of bestselling books, and a collection of over 81 journals across a plethora of subfields.
Australian Geographer reflects and celebrates Geography’s diversity of philosophical and methodological approaches, encompassing the physical and social sciences and humanities. With efficient and rigorous peer-review, and typically rapid path to publication, articles in Australian Geographer report on timely empirical research, advance new concepts, intervene in current debates, and/or encourage readers to rethink social, environmental, economic and political issues through analysis of new evidence.
ity is a journal of provocative, cutting-edge and committed insights into, analysis of, and commentary on the contemporary urban world. We record and analyse ’the city’, cities and their futures, and urbanization from multiple perspectives including: the information and digital revolutions, war and imperialism, neoliberalism and gentrification, environment and sustainability, resistance and social movements, regeneration, resurgence and revanchism, race, class and gender, multi-culturalism and post-colonialism.
Conflict, Security & Development
Conflict, Security and Development provides an analytical and empirically informed treatment of the linkages between issues of security and development in contemporary international relations. It places emphasis on the need to examine issues of security and development in their mutual interaction rather than as separate areas of academic enquiry and policy-making.
Understanding Global Poverty
Causes, Solutions, and Capabilities
Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. The book uses the capabilities and human development approach to foreground the human aspects of poverty, keeping the voices, experiences, and needs of the world’s poor central to the analysis.
Theories and Practices of Development
The newly updated third edition provides a clear and user-friendly introduction to the complex debates around how development has been understood and achieved. It has been fully updated and expanded to reflect global political and economic shifts, as well as new approaches to development.
The Essential Guide to Critical Development Studies
The Essential Guide to Critical Development Studies provides an up-to-date and authoritative introduction to the field, challenging mainstream development discourse and the assumptions that underlie it. Critical development studies lays bare the economic, political, social and environmental crises that characterize the current global capitalist system, proposing instead systemic change and different pathways for moving beyond capitalism into a new world of genuine progress where economic and social justice and ecological integrity prevail.