Topics in IDS

The following list is not meant to be exhaustive; it is provided as one means by which authors may gauge the applicability of their submissions to the journal. Stand-alone terms have the words “and development” as an understood component of the topic.

Indigenous Peoples’ issues

Activism

Children and youth

Civil society

Colonialism and the processes of decolonisation

Comparative and international politics

Complex emergencies and intervention

Corporate social responsibility

Culture and development

Debt

Development administration / NGO management

Development planning

Developing area studies

Economics

Education

Employment and labour issues

Environment, ecology and biodiversity

Ethics

Finance

Food and agriculture

Gender issues

Geopolitics

Global governance

Globalization

Health

Human rights and human security
Humanitarian assistance

Identity politics

Information, media and the ‘digital divide’

Intellectual Property Rights

International aid

International Financial Institutions

International political economy

International trade

Knowledge and technology transfer

Law and justice (comparative and international law)

Peace and conflict

Population

Population movements and emigration / immigration

Postcolonialism

Poverty and income inequality

Project management & evaluation

Questioning development / development critiques

Race and ethnicity

Regional development / regionalism

Resistance

Role of development studies

Rural and agricultural issues

Social movements

Spirituality, faith and religion

Theories of development & underdevelopment

Tourism

Urbanization and migration

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