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Still Putting the Last First: Recasting development through the work of Robert Chambers

Published on 25 April 2022

The book Revolutionizing Development: Reflections on the work of Robert Chambers was first published in 2011. Just over a decade later it is now being re-launched in fully open access form, providing the opportunity for a wider range of readers around the world to understand Robert’s contributions and legacy at this key moment for development, and build on these for the future.

This re-publication has been made possible through kind support of the publishers, Routledge/Taylor and Francis, and of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), where we are privileged that Robert has based most of his incredible career, and where he remains a deeply loved and valued colleague.

IDS Director, Melissa Leach has written a new foreword for this book.

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Leach, M. (2022) 'Foreword to the 2022 open access edition' of A. Cornwall and I. Scoones (eds) Revolutionizing Development: Reflections on the work of Robert Chambers, London: Routledge


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