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Development Studies Association conference 2021 series highlights

Below we have highlighted a selection of active book series. See here for a full list of all our series.

All our series represent the best in international research in their area. They provide fresh insights into a diverse list of subjects across International Studies and Development.

Don’t forget you can use code PODSA21 to get 50% off all books in the below series until 2 July.  

If you’re interested in writing for one of our series, you can find out more about how to submit a proposal on each individual series page. Click on the ‘find out more’ links below.



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Bristol Studies in Comparative and International Education

Series Editors: Michael Crossley, University of Bristol, UK, Leon Tikly, University of Bristol, UK, Angeline M. Barrett, University of Bristol, UK, Julia Paulson, University of Bristol, UK

We are delighted to announce that Professor Michael Crossley’s highly successful Symposium series Bristol Papers in Education: Comparative and International Studies, established in the 1990s, will now be published by Bristol University Press.

The series aims to critically engage with education and international development from a comparative and interdisciplinary perspective. Find out more.



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Business, Finance and International Development

Series Editors: Catherine Dolan, SOAS, University of London, UK, Paul Gilbert, University of Sussex, UK, Lena Lavinas, The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,  Emma Mawdsley, University of Cambridge, UK, Dinah Rajak, University of Sussex, UK, Farwa Sial, Eurodad and University of Manchester, UK, Jessica Sklair, University of Cambridge, UK

We are excited to announce the launch of a new series dedicated to interdisciplinary work on business, finance and international development. 

As private sector actors become increasingly central to the design and delivery of international development, this series provides the first specialized, interdisciplinary publishing venue for critical work on business, finance and international development. Find out more.



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Spaces of Peace, Security and Development 

Series editors: John Heathershaw, University of Exeter, UK, Shahar Hameiri, University of Queensland, Australia, Jana Hönke, University of Bayreuth, Germany and Sara Koopman, Kent State University, USA

Spaces of Peace, Security and Development provides an interdisciplinary home for spatially based studies from scholars from a range of backgrounds, but in particular those who engage with one or more of: Area Studies, International Relations, Human Geography and Political Anthropology. Find out more.

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