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For most assignments, our Discovery Service will give you enough articles to work with.
Sometimes you may want to try specific databases or journals - perhaps your lecturer has recommended particular names as a good way of finding articles. This section lists key sources for International Development:
• Development and Change
One of the leading international journals in the field of development studies and social change. Development and Change is devoted to the critical analysis and discussion of the complete spectrum of development issues.
• Development Policy Review
A top, peer-reviewed journal that makes crucial links between research and policy in international development. Edited by staff of the Overseas Development Institute, the London-based think-tank on international development and humanitarian issues, it publishes single articles and theme issues on topics at the forefront of current development policy debate.
• Gender and Development
An Oxfam journal which in each issue focuses on a topic of key interest to all involved in promoting gender equality through development. An up-to-the minute overview of the topic is followed by a range of articles from researchers, policy makers, and practitioners. Insights from development initiatives across the world are shared and analysed, and lessons identified.
• Journal of Development Studies
One of the best known international, peer-reviewed journals in the area of development studies.
• Journal of International Development
This journal aims to publish the best research on international development issues in a form that is accessible to practitioners and policy-makers as well as to an academic audience.
• Oxford Development Studies
A multidisciplinary academic journal aimed at the student, research and policy-making community, which provides a forum for critical analysis of conventional theories and policy issues in all aspects of development, and aims to contribute to new approaches.
• Sustainable Development
This peer-reviewed journal covers topics such as corporate social responsibility, poverty, fair trade, environmental policy and environmental impact, as well as sustainable development.
• Third World Quarterly
The leading peer-reviewed journal covering issues affecting the emerging worlds
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