The following will be of use for students who are interested in the themes of the course:
Andrews, Matt, Lant Pritchett and Michael Woolcock (2017) Building State Capability: Evidence, Analysis and Action, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Bazbauers, Adrian Robert (2017) The World Bank and Transferring Development: Policy Movement through Technical Assistance, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Burnell, Peter, Lise Rakner and Vicky Randall eds. (2017) Politics in the Developing World, 5th edition, Oxford: Oxford Univ Press.
Carothers, Thomas and Diane de Gramont (2013) Development Aid Confronts Politics: The Almost Revolution, Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Centre for the Future State (2010) An Upside Down View of Governance, Brighton: Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.
Chang, Ha-Joon (2002) Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy in Historical Perspective, London: Anthem Press.
de Haan, Arjan (2023) How the Aid Industry Works: An Introduction to International Development, 2nd ed., Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers.
Kharas, Homi, Koji Makino and Woojin Jung eds. (2011) Catalyzing Development: A New Vision for AID (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Pres).
Harrison, Graham (2010) Neoliberal Africa: The Impact of Global Social Engineering, London: Zed Books.
Keilson, Jerrold and Michael Gubser eds. (2017) The Practice of International Development, London: Routledge.
Klingebiel, Stephan (2014) Development Cooperation: Challenges of the New Aid Architecture, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Mawuko-Yevugah, Lord (2016) Reinventing Development: Aid Reform and Technologies of Governance in Ghana, London: Routledge.
Carmody, Pádraig (2019) Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World, London: Routledge.
Ramalingam, Ben (2013) AID on the Edge of Chaos: Rethinking International Cooperation in a Complex World, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Sumner, Andy and Tom Kirk eds. (2014) The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid, London: Global Policy.
Sundaram, Jomo Kwame and Anis Chowdhury eds. (2012) Is Good Governance Good for Development?, London: Bloomsbury Publishing/United Nations Publications.
Please note that in the course the above texts will not necessary be used.