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Author Sumner, Andrew, 1973-

Title International development studies : theories and methods in research and practice / Andy Sumner and Michael Tribe
Published London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 176 pages) : illustrations
Contents Acknowledgements; List of boxes, tables and fi gures; List of acronyms; INTRODUCTION; 1 WHAT IS 'DEVELOPMENT'?; 2 WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES?; 3 WHAT CAN WE 'KNOW' IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES?; 4 WHAT IS THE 'BIG PICTURE' IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES?; 5 WHAT IS 'RIGOUR' IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES?; 6 HOW ARE RESEARCH AND PRACTICE LINKED IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES?; 7 WHAT IS THE FUTURE FOR DEVELOPMENT STUDIES?; Author Index; Subject Index
Summary A sure-footed and self-confident book, ambitious in scope, authoritative in execution and practical in its implications' - Simon Maxwell, Director, Overseas Development Institute, London. 'At last, a development studies text that encourages self-reflection from within the discipline. Highly recommended' - Professor Ray Kiely, Chair in International Politics, Queen Mary University of London. 'This is the book that academics, development researchers and practitioners have been seeking for a long time. [It] addresses the most important issues which development researchers and practitioners cope w
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Economic development -- Research -- Evaluation.
Economic development -- Research -- Methodology.
Form Electronic book
Author Tribe, Michael A., 1943-
ISBN 1446279391 (ebook)
1849206392 (electronic bk.)
9781446279397 (ebook)
9781849206396 (electronic bk.)