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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. 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

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

  6. 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

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

  8. 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)

  9. Cohn, Theodore H., Global Political Economy: Theory and Practice, New York: Longman, 2016. Call number: HF1359 .C654 2010  (NGL-Reserve)

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

  11. 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)

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

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

  14. 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)

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

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

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

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

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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

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

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

  25. 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)

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

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

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




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

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

  3. 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

  4. 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)

  5. Oatley Thomas, International Political Economy, New York, Abingdon: Routledge, 2016. Call number: HF1359 .O248 2010 (NGL-General)

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

  7.  _____, Development as Freedom, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Call number: HD75 .S455 1999 (NGL-General; AJL-General)

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

  9. 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)

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

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