New and completely revised 7th edition (2016) of the popular development education resource – now widely used at introductory university level; among teachers and students at senior post-primary level; by NGO personnel in education and training as well as in adult and youth education contexts.  80-20 introduces, explores and debates key issues and topics in human development, human rights and sustainability. Its 15 chapters define and debate development, climate change and sustainability, hunger, population, women’s rights, human rights, migration, the economics and politics of inequality and aid.

80-20 Development in an Unequal World is written and illustrated by an international group of authors and educationalists and has been completely revised and updated for the 7th edition. An invaluable primer for use in a variety of educational contexts, 80-20 assembles descriptive analyses, facts and figures, case studies, graphics, cartoons, photos and onward referencing.

For availability and more, visit the project page on 80:20 Educating and Acting for a Better World.

Editors: Tony Daly, Ciara Regan and Colm Regan
Published by: 80:20 Educating and Acting for a Better World and the New Internationalist
ISBN-13: 978-1-78026-316-8
Dimensions: 200 mm x 260 mm
Page extent: 308
Publication date: Winter 2016

Authors: Bertrand Borg, Mary Rose Costello, Tony Daly, Amal de Chickera, Michael Doorly, John Dornan, Phil Glendenning, Lorna Gold, Omar Grech, Patrick Hayes, M. Satish Kumar, Jerry Mac Evilly, Beatrice Maphosa, Grace McManus, Paul Power, Toni Pyke, Ciara Regan, Colm Regan, Roland Tormey

Cartoons and illustrations: John ‘Brick’ Clark, Claudius and Martyn Turner
Design and graphics: Ray O’Sullivan Jr. ( and Dylan Creane (Gush Design)
Photographers: Gareth Bentley, Elena Hermosa, Saiful Huq Omi and Amy Scaife

What others have said:

‘A pedagogical gem’ – Richard E. Rubenstein – School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, USA

‘Remarkable storytelling for today’s world’ – Senator Patrick Dodson, Aboriginal leader, Australia

‘This book will become an invaluable tool for everyone interested in development issues’ – Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation & Climate Justice

’80:20 Development in an Unequal World is attractive, engaging, challenging and never simplistic or patronising and could allow schools to put global issues at the heart of the curriculum’ – Professor Brian Boyd, University of Strathclyde, Scotland

‘Whether the educator is experienced or just starting to teach development in an unequal world, 80:20 is likely to become a treasured and much used asset’ – Gerry Jeffers, Maynooth University, Ireland

‘This book remains a compulsory companion for students in sociology, development studies, geography and in general all social sciences’ – Frik de Beer, Professor Emeritus, University of South Africa