Posts by Nick Devas

International Development: Christian perspectives

The multidisciplinary academic field As an academic subject, International Development is relatively new, emerging during the period of decolonisation in the 1950s and 1960s, but only really being accepted as a university discipline in the 1970s and 1980s. It is an inherently multi-disciplinary field, drawing on economics, sociology, political science, anthropology, public administration and engineering,…