‘Development’ is contested, complex and ambiguous issue in the field of development studies. In the "Concepts and Strategies of Development" Khan adopts a conceptual approach to introduce the theoretical perspectives of development,examines the development strategies and explores the internal,external factors which influence development in poorer regions of the world. These aspects are brought out in a lucid manner. In particular,this book bestows students in all fields of social and natural science, generally and specifically, to learn and understand development concepts and strategies. Selected relevant case studies used to help students comprehend the real life situations are incorporated. This book addressing not just the superficial poverty related issues but the deeper rooted causes as well. The volume thus is comprehensive in its coverage and divided into seven principal chapters, dealing respectively with introduction to development; human capital; good governance; poverty reduction strategies; environment and sustainable development; trade and globalization; and new investment strategies. However,this book performs a unique function in bringing together between two covers.