Recommended Reading

If you're interested in international development, here are some of our favourite books and films for further reading and information on subjects that were discussed throughout the conference.


From Poverty to Power - Duncan Green

Politics as Usual - Thomas Pogge

Development as Freedom - Amartya Sen (Oxford: OUP)

The State of Africa: A History of the Continent Since Independence - Martin Meredith

The Bottom Billion: Why the poorest countries are failing and what can be done about it - Paul Collier (Oxford: OUP)

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty - Daron Acemoglu (London: Profile)

Documentaries and films...

An Inconvenient Truth

An Inconvenient Sequel


The End of Poverty

Girl Rising




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