International Development: A Global Perspective on Theory and Practice

How can we lay the foundation for a more just and peaceful world? How can we prevent communications from fracturing and societies from tearing themselves apart? How should we prioritize economic, social, and cultural demands for resources and opportunities? International Development answers these questions and presents a view of development “in practice.” Written by experts in the field, this book covers a range of contemporary developments, as well as providingcoverage of the theory and practice of international development. The book: • Covers a range of contemporary topics such as global security, new technologies, ethics and learning, and participation • Has chapters on Global Health and Development in Practice, Environmentally Sustainable Development in Practice and Corruption and Development • Features learning objectives, summaries, reading lists and questions for discussion • Works as a practice-driven text packed with case studies Global in perspective, this is your go-to book for your studies in international development.

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