Our Development studies list has grown from strength to strength with leading research from a cast of renowned international scholars such as Wendy Harcourt, Frances Stewart, Andy Sumner and Jude Howell.

It’s interdisciplinary by nature and draws from a number of disciplines including politics, sociology, anthropology, ethnography, social policy, environmental studies and human geography providing the latest thinking for academics, practitioners and students alike.

  • Meet the editors

    • P_Christina_Brian

      Christina M. Brian

      Editorial Director
      Politics and International Studies, Publisher International Political Economy (Scholarly and Reference)

      Tel.: 44 (0)207 418 5757

      Christina is Publisher for International Political Economy and heads up the global Politics and International Studies team. She welcomes authored monographs, edited volumes, Handbooks and Palgrave Pivots in International Political Economy and Development Studies, and manages the flagship IPE series which Palgrave has published for nearly 35 years. Christina joined Palgrave in 2010 and previously developed a bilingual academic research programme at Springer Science + Business Media.

    • Alina Yurova

      Alina Yurova

      Editor for Regional Politics and Development Studies
      Politics & International Studies

      Tel.: +1 (212) 451-8430

      Alina Yurova is Editor for Regional Politics and Development Studies, also including works focused on Latin America, Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Alina is interested in receiving new proposals for scholarly monographs, edited collections, Handbooks, and Palgrave Pivots. Prior to Palgrave, she worked at Taylor & Francis and Springer Publishing Company.