NoNonsense International Development : Illusions and Realities, Paperback Book

NoNonsense International Development : Illusions and Realities Paperback


'Development' is often misunderstood and can embrace everything from building a large dam to planting trees.

The idea can often mask confusion, contradiction, deceit and corruption.

This book is essential reading for anyone wanting to know what development actually is.

It covers all the key themes and critically suggests ways to bring the poor and marginalized into the process.

Part of four-title relaunch of the NoNonsense series with new cover designs, layout and logo.

Completely revised and updated edition of the No-Nonsense Guide to International Development which have, for a number of years, consistently ranked in the most accessible and useful titles in their subject category.

Each book combines thorough research with excellent writing and critical analysis to provide an incisive, compelling introduction for students and general readers alike.

Sales of previous editions total over 50,000. Previous editions have been widely course adopted across a range of subjects and departments - International Development, Women's studies, Environmental studies, Political Science are some examples.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144 pages
  • Publisher: New Internationalist Publications Ltd
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  • Category: Development studies
  • ISBN: 9781780262390

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