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IDS publishes in-house many freely downloadable Working Papers, Research Reports, Practice Papers, Policy Briefings and Rapid Response Briefings, covering all development themes from our Research Teams.

Working with our publishers, Wiley, IDS also publishes six issues of our flagship journal, the IDS Bulletin, each year. Individually-themed issues bring together the latest thinking and research from programmes and events and present them in an accessible way for the wide range of audiences working in development.

Through our online bookshop books written by IDS Researchers for external publishers are available for purchase.


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ER103 Front Cover

Policy Audit: Sexuality and Disability in Policies Affecting Chinese People with Disabilities

IDS Evidence Report 103 (2014)

This policy audit examines the cultural, political and economic spheres in China from the perspective of people with disabilities. More details


PB81 Front Cover

Mitigating 'Non-Conflict' Violence by Creating Peaceful Political Settlements

IDS Policy Briefing 81 (2014)

Understanding and addressing ‘non-conflict’ violence is a key challenge for development. Different types of ‘non-conflict’ violence, such as homicide, massacres, armed robbery and gender-based violence, which occur outside of armed conflict contexts involving state or other parties, are not only reflections of social problems like youth unemployment and gang culture. More details


ER102 Front Cover

Process Tracing: The Potential and Pitfalls for Impact Evaluation in International Development. Summary of a Workshop held on 7 May 2014

IDS Evidence Report 102 (2014)

In international development there is increasing pressure to demonstrate that aid spending is making a difference. In short, that it is having an ‘impact’. More details


ER101 Front Cover

Toward Effective Violence Mitigation: Transforming Political Settlements

IDS Evidence Report 101 (2014)

Recognising the centrality of violence in the development process (though not subscribing to the notion that conflict and violence are development in reverse), in 2012–14 a group of researchers at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) engaged in depth with the complex and thorny questions of how ‘new’ forms of violence in the developing world should be understood. More details


This is the cover for IDS Research Report 79, 'Being a Born-free. Violence, Youth and Agency in Zimbabwe'.

Being a Born-free. Violence, Youth and Agency in Zimbabwe

IDS Research Report 79 (2014)

This research report presents the findings of case study research with youth in six locations in Zimbabwe, carried out within the Power, Violence, Citizenship and Agency (PVCA) programme. More details


ER100 Front Cover

Non-Communicable Disease and Development: Future Pathways

IDS Evidence Report 100 (2014)

From a biomedical perspective, non-communicable disease (NCD) is not a new problem, particularly in the global North. However, awareness of the increasing burden from these conditions in low- and middle-income countries (L&MICs) has only recently emerged in the arena of development policy and practice (Beaglehole et al. 2011). More details


Promoting and Protecting Religious Diversity in the Middle East

Including People with Disabilities in Emergency Relief Efforts

IDS Rapid Response Briefing 8 (2014)

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that around 15 per cent of the world’s population, or one billion people, have some form of disability. More details


IDS publications on international development research

Scenarios for Global Agriculture and Food Security Towards 2050: A Review of Recent Studies

This book explores how food production and consumption is embedded in powerful political and market forces and how these influence local actions. More details


IDS publications on international development research

New Challenges to Food Security: From Climate Change to Fragile States

This book explores how food production and consumption is embedded in powerful political and market forces and how these influence local actions. More details


ER99 Front Cover

The HANCI Donor Index 2013: Measuring Donors’ Political Commitment to Reduce Hunger and Undernutrition in Developing Countries

IDS Evidence Report 99 (2014)

This report presents the Hunger And Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI) 2013 for donor countries. More details


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