Development Reader – An Introduction to International Development Issues


ISSN:: 1748-135X
Edited by:: Stephen McCloskey
Published in:: August 2008
Published by:: Centre for Global Education
Pages:: 200
Format:: Paperback

The Development Reader provides an introduction to key international development issues and the main trends in development policy and practice.

The book provides expert analysis on a range of global issues including debt, trade, HIV, gender, child labour, migration and asylum. The contributors are a mix of academics, development non-governmental organisation (NGO) staff and development education practitioners representing a rich and diverse range of perspectives on global issues.he book is aimed at learners and academic staff at third level, particularly in areas related to development issues such as Geography, Sociology, Politics, Human Rights and International Relations.
Students taking modules or courses on development will find the book a useful introduction to key global issues while development NGO personnel can use the text to support their practice.