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Development Studies

This guide gives an overview of recommended sources for development studies.

Introduction

Reference works provide academically sound background information on a topic. They present summaries of facts, definitions, historical overviews, statistics, and other types of information on large subject areas, organized for quick lookup. Often they also give referrals to more detailed sources (like books and articles).Reference works include encyclopedias, (subject) dictionaries, thesauri, and handbooks.

Next to reference works on specific Development Studies related topics, we also have reference works that provide information on the process of research.

 

Encyclopedias

Dictionaries

Country profiles