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Development Studies

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About the Development Studies Collection

The Library develops and maintains collections Development Studies relating to Asia, Africa and the Middle East as well as general, cross-regional or global aspects.  The main subject areas of collecting are:

  • Aid
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Diasporas, Migration, Ethnic Minority Studies
  • Environment/Natural Resources
  • Famine & Food Security
  • Gender Studies
  • Globalisation
  • Health Issues [also includes HIV/AIDS]
  • Industrialisation
  • Non-Governmental Organisations
  • Statistical Data
  • Urbanization

For details on the following subject areas see the relevant Subject Guides:

  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Politics

For more information on the collection see:

Collection Development Policy: Development Studies Subject Statement

Contact information

Helen Porter
+44 (0) 20 7898 4153
E-mail: hp7@soas.ac.uk

Other Libraries

For other relevant libraries containing relevant materials see: