Interesting Books (30+ Reviews)


In addition to the "essential" development studies books, some other interesting books include (organized chronologically):


1980s

Tanzania: A Political Economy (1982) - Coulson

Rural Vulnerability fo Famine in Ethiopia (1986) - Wolde Mariam


1990s

Domination and The Arts of Resistance (1990) - Scott

From Dictatorship to Democracy (1993) - Sharp

People of the Plow (1995) - McCann

Envisioning Power (1999) – Wolf


2000s

World-systems Analysis (2004) – Wallerstein

The World Bank and Struggles for Social Justice in the Age of Globalization (2005) – Goldman

Polio: An American Story (2005) – Oshinsky

Decent into Chaos (2008) – Rashid

Life After Violence: A People's Story of Burundi (2009) – Uvin


2010s

The Politics of Military and Humanitarian Interventions (2010) - Fassin & Pandolfi

Adventures in Aidland (2011) - Mosse (Ed)

Yemen and the Politics of Permanent Crisis (2011) – Phillips

Pox: An American History (2011) – Willrich

How Migration Shaped Our World and Will Define Our Future (2011) - Goldin, Cameron and Balarajan

Seasonality, Rural Livelihoods and Development (2012) - Devereux, Sabates-Wheeler and Longhurst

Re-defining Food Security for the 21st Century (2012) – Gibson

Q-Squared (2013) - Shaffer

Toxic Aid (2014) - Edwards

American Slavery & Capitalism (2014) - Baptist

Capitalism vs the Climate (2014) - Klein (and How Change Happens)

Anatomy of Giving (2015) – Dwyer

Team of Teams (2015) - McChrystal

There is No Such Thing as a Free Gift (2015) – McGoey

Blinded by Humanity (2015) - Barber

Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few (2015) – Reich

Originals: How Non-conformists Move the World (2016) – Grant

Lessons Learned from Canada's War in Afghanistan (2016) - Saideman

Poverty and the Millennium Development Goals (2016) - Cimadamore, Koehler and Pogge

How Philanthropy Fails to Alleviate Poverty (2016) – Kohl-Arenas

Innovation and its Enemies (2016) - Juma

The Politics of Development in Morocco (2017) - Bergh

Drawdown (2017) - Hawken


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