International Development Studies: Theories and Methods in Research and Practice

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This book is an exploration of what it is to ′do′ development studies as a distinct discipline. It introduces and addresses the fundamental questions that everyone engaged with development - whether student, researcher, or practitioner. Accessibly written, with extensive use of case study material, this book is an essential primer for students of development studies who require a concise, penetrating overview of its foundations.

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