Development Studies

Full list of databases for Development Studies.

To begin your research, use these introductions to development studies topics. Some include bibliographies for further reading.

History and theory | Gender | International organisations | Human rights | Social science research methods

History and theory

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International organisations

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Human rights

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Social science research methods

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Publications, data and statistics, conventions, and reports are available for these IGOs (Inter-Governmental Organisations) and NGOs (Non-Governmental Organisations).

United Nations | United Nations bodies | European Union | IGOs | Development banks | Watch groups | NGOs

United Nations

The UN's goals include sustainable development and poverty alleviation.

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United Nations bodies

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European Union

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Development banks

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Watch groups

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Articles and more

A quick way to search for book reviews across a number of databases is to use the Catalogue Articles and more: Advanced Search.

  1. Do an exact phrase search for the book title in the title field.
  2. Include the name of the author in the title field.
  3. Once you have your list of results, use Refine my results to limit the format to Reviews.
  4. You can further refine your results by Peer reviewed journals.


Use Academic search premier database to search for book reviews across these and other journal titles.

The preferred style for Development Studies is the American Psychological Association APA style.



  • Referencing
    Access a range of tools and support material to assist your referencing work.


  • Quick©ite
    Use this interactive tool to view examples of references.
    Covers a range of styles used at the University of Auckland including APA.

Last updated : 17 January 2020
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