INRL 5005

Political Economy of Development and International Organisation

Dr. Annita Montoute



Readings/Learning Resources


  1. Adam Christopher and Stefan Dercon. The political economy of development: an assessment, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2009, pp.173–189. Click here

  2. Banks Nicola and David Hulme. The Role of NGOs and Civil Society in Development and Poverty Reduction. BWPI Working Paper 171, 2012. Click here

  3. Banks Nicola, David Hulme and M. Edwards, NGOs, States, and Donors Revisited: Still Too Close for Comfort?, World Development, Vol.  66, 2015, pp. 707–718.  Click here

  4. Bardouille Nand, The Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Caribbean: Economic, Governance and Political Contexts, Sir Shridath Ramphal Centre Working Paper, 2020.

  5. Bebbington A. D., Mitlin J. Mogaladi, M. Scurrah, and C. Bielich, Decentering poverty, reworking government: social movements and states in the government of poverty, Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 46, No. 7, 2010, pp. 1304-1326. Click here

  6. Bigsten Arne (ed), Globalization and Development Rethinking Interventions and Governance, London: Routledge, 2013. Call number: HC59.7 .G56386 2013 (AJL-General)

  7. Broad, Robin, Research, knowledge, and the art of ‘paradigm maintenance’: the World Bank's Development Economics Vice-Presidency (DEC), Vol. 13, Issue 3, 2006, pp. 387 – 419. Click here

  8. Cammack Paul, ‘Making the Poor Work for Globalisation’, New Political Economy, 6, 3, October 2001, pp. 397-408. Click here

  9. Carroll, T. and D.S.L. Jarvies, Markets and Development: Civil Society, Citizens, and the Politics of Neoliberalism. Globalizations, Vol.12, No. 3, 2015, pp. 277–280. Available- EbscoHost (ask Library Staff how to access it)

  10. Cohn, Theodore H., Global Political Economy: Theory and Practice, New York: Longman, 2016. View online: Click here; Call number: HF1359 .C654 2010  (NGL-Reserve)

  11. Currie-Alder Bruce and Ravi Kanbur, David M. Malone, and Rohinton Medhora. International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.Online: Click here Call number: HD75 .I5845 2014 (NGL-Reserve)

  12. Crawford Gordon Eliminating World Poverty: Is Neo-Liberal Globalisation the Answer? A Challenge to the UK Government's White Paper, Review of African Political Economy, Vol. 28, No. 88, Africa's Future: That Sinking Feeling,  2001), pp. 261-266. Available- EbscoHost/ Jstor (ask Library Staff how to access it)

  13. Dasandi Niheer, Ed Laws, Heather Marquette, and Mark Robinson, What Does the Evidence Tell Us about ‘Thinking and Working Politically’ in Development Assistance? Politics and Governance, Vol. 7, Issue 2, 2019, pp. 155–168 Click here

  14. David N. Balaam and Bradford Dillman.  Introduction to International Political Economy, New York: Routledge, 2015. View online: Click here Call number: HF1359 .B33 2007 (NGL-Reserve)

  15. Dieleman Joseph L., Cowling Krycia, Agyepong, Irene A, et al, The G20 and development assistance for health: historical trends and crucial questions to inform a new era Lancet (British edition),  Vol. 394, Issue 10193, 2019 pp. 173 -183

  16. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)/Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Emerging challenges and shifting paradigms: new perspectives on international cooperation for development (LC/PUB.2018/16), Santiago: ECLAC, 2018.

  17. Frieden Jeffry, David Lake, and J. Lawrence Broz (eds.), International Political Economy: Perspectives on Global Power and Wealth, New York: W.W. Norton, 2017. View Online: Click here; Call number: HF1411 .I51757 2000 (NGL-Reserve; AJL-General)

  18. Khan Habibullah, Measurement and Determinants of Socioeconomic Development: A Critical Conspectus, Social Indicators Research, Vol. 24, No. 2, 1991, pp. 153-175. Available- EbscoHost/ Jstor (ask Library Staff how to access it)

  19. Klak Thomas, Globalization and Neoliberalism: The Caribbean Context. Lanham, New York, Boulder, Oxford: Rowman and Littlefield, 1998. Call number: HC151 .G58 1998 (NGL-Reserve; AJL-General)

  20. Lancaster, Carol, Foreign Aid: Diplomacy, Development, Domestic Politics, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007.   Click here  Call number: HC60 .L294 2007 (AJL-General)

  21. Lewis David and Nazneen Kanji, Non-governmental Organizations and Development. London and New York: Routledge, 2009. View online: Click here; Available- eBook (Ask Library Staff how to access it)

  22. Lim Timothy C., International Political Economy – An Introduction to Approaches, Regimes, and Issues, Washington DC: Saylor Foundation, 2014.  Click here

  23. Lundsgaarde Erik, The Domestic Politics of Foreign Aid, London and New York: Routledge, 2013. Call number: HC60 .L864 2013 (AJL-General)

  24. McEwan Cheryl and Emma Mawdsley, Trilateral Development Cooperation: Power and Politics in Emerging Aid Relationships. Development & Change, Vol.43 Issue 6, 2012, pp. 1185-1209.Click here

  25. Marlin-Bennett, Renée, International Political Economy: Overview and Conceptualization, Oxford Research Encyclopaedias, 2010.   Click here

  26. Melber, H., Whose World? Development, civil society, development studies, and (not only) scholar activists, Third World Quarterly, Vol. 35, No. 6, 2014, pp. 1082-1097. Click here

  27. Mitlin D., S. Hickey and Bebbington, A., ‘Reclaiming Development? NGOs and the Challenge of Alternatives’, World Development, Vol. 35, No.10, 2007, pp.1699-1720. Click here

  28. Ocampo, José Antonio, Anis Chowdhury, and Diana Alarcón, The World Economy through the Lens of the United Nations, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. Click here

  29. OECD, The impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis on development finance, June 2020.

  30. Ram Justin, Resilience Impact Securities with Equity (RISE): How to Finance and Democratise Resilience-Building in the Post-COVID-19 Era, Small States Matters, The Commonwealth, No, 2, 2020. Click here

  31. Ravenhill John, (ed.), Global Political Economy, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Call number : HF1359 .G577 2014  (NGL-Reserve)

  32. Rodrik Dani, The Global Governance of Trade: As if Development Really Mattered. New York: UNDP, 2001. Click here

  33. Making Openness Work: The New Global Economy and the Developing Countries. Washington, DC: Overseas Development Council; 1999. Call number: HF1413 .R62 1999 (NGL-Reserve; AJL-General)

  34. Sen Amartya, Development as Freedom. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. Call number: HB95 .S45 1999 (NGL-Reserve); Call number: HD75 .S455 1999 (AJL-General)

  35. Stokke Olav. International development assistance: Policy drivers and performance, Cham: Palgrave McMillan, 2019 View online: Click here

  36. UNCTAD, Rethinking Development Strategies after the Financial Crisis Volume I: Making the Case for Policy Space, New York and Geneva: UNCTAD, 2015. Click here

  37. United Nations Development Programme, Covid-19 and Human Development: Assessing the Crisis, Envisioning the Recovery. New York: UNDP, 2020. Click here

  38. Zhang Denghua  and  Laura Trajber Waisbich, Trilateral development cooperation: the cases of China and Brazil, Devpolicy Blog,  Crawford School of Public PolicyANU College of Asia and the Pacific,

  39. Zhang Denghua, Why cooperate with others? Demystifying China's trilateral aid cooperation, The Pacific Review, Vol 30, Issue 5, 2017, pp. 750 – 768 Available- EbscoHost (ask Library Staff how to access it)

  40. Zondi Siphamandla, Trilateral Development Cooperation: How Do Poor Countries Experience It?, Institute for Global Dialogue,  Issue 116, August 2015,




  1. Arnold, Steven, H. Implementing Development Assistance, European Approaches to Basic Needs, New York: Routledge, 2018.

  2. Fayos-Solà , Eduardo,  Laura Fuentes Moraleda, Ana Isabel Muñoz Mazón , The Political Economy of Development: Tourism as an Instrument for Development: A Theoretical and Practical Study (Bridging Tourism Theory and Practice), Vol. 5, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 3-27. Click here

  3. Hooijmaaijers Bas, China’s rise in Africa and the response of the EU: a theoretical analysis of the EU-China-Africa trilateral cooperation policy initiative, Journal of European Integration, Vol 40, Issue 4, 2018, pp. 443 – 460.

  4. IDS, Understanding China’s Approaches to International Development,  Policy Briefing, Issue 75,  October, 2014. Click here

  5. IDS, The rise of rights-based approaches to international development, Policy Briefing, Issue 17 May 2003.

  6. Iorio Mariarosaria, Global governance, international global governance, international development discourses development discourses and national policy-making: Highlights of critical issues. Geneva: International Trade and Gender Network. Click here

  7. Matthews Sally, Post-development theory and the question of alternatives: a view from Africa, Third World Quarterly, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2004, pp. 373-384. Available-EbscoHost/ Jstor ( Ask Library Staff how to access it)

  8. Oatley Thomas, International Political Economy, New York, Abingdon: Routledge, 2016. View Online: Click here Call number: HF1359 .O248 2010 (NGL-General)

  9. Sen Amartya, More Than 100 Million Women Are Missing, The New York Review of Books, Volume 37, Number 20 · December 20, 1990. Click here

  10.  _____, Development as Freedom, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. View Online: Click here Call number: HD75 .S455 1999 (NGL-General; AJL-General)

  11. Wade Robert, Showdown at the World Bank, New Left Review, 2001, no.7, pp.124-137.Click here

  12. Wallerstein Immanuel, ‘After Developmentalism and Globalisation, What?’, Keynote Address at the conference ‘Development Challenges for the 21st Century’ Cornell University, 1 October, 2004. Available-EbscoHost/ Jstor ( Ask Library Staff how to access it)

  13. Blog: Development as Happiness: A New Approach to International Development?

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