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We are the UK association for all those who research, study and teach global development issues

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What is development studies and decolonising development.

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Our conference this year is themed "Social justice and development in a polarising world"

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A series of workshops exploring North-South interdisciplinary research with key messages and reports

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Latest news from CDS Bath

It has been a busy month at the Centre for Development Studies at the University of Bath. Here are a selection of the latest blogs, working papers and publications.

CDS Working papers

Larquemin, A. (2020). An investigation of the factors affecting ownership and use of bank accounts in Ghana. Bath Papers in International Development and Wellbeing, no. 63, Centre for Development Studies, University of Bath.

Howard, N. (2020). ‘Organizing for the Future Beyond the Coronacrisis: A UK Perspective’. Bath Papers in International Development and Wellbeing, no. 62, Centre for Development Studies, University of Bath.

Akello, S., Njogu, Marangu. and Isaboke, D. (2020). Expanding Education in Protracted Emergencies. Papers in International Development and Wellbeing, no. 61, Centre for Development Studies, University of Bath.

CDS Blogs

Recent publications

Matthes, B.K., Hiscock, R., Evans-Reeves, K. (2020). Global Tobacco and Next Generation Product Market, and Philip Morris International. Chapter 2. In: STOP:ADDICTION AT ANY COST -Philip Morris International Uncovered. https://exposetobacco.org/wp-content/uploads/STOP_Report_Addiction-At-Any-Cost.pdf.
Rutter, H., Cavill, N., Bauman, A., & Bull, F. C. (2020). Systems approaches to support action on physical activity. Bulletin of the World Health Organization98(3), 226-227. https://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/98/3/20-250936.pdf
Sharma, A., Copestake, J., James M. (2020) The Samagra anti-poverty programme in Madhya Pradesh: Integrating household data, overcoming silo-problems and leaving nobody behind. Forthcoming in Development Policy Review.

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