Geographies of Development

Geographies of Development

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Geographies of Development is an established, innovative and comprehensive introductory textbook for students of Development Geography, Development Studies and related fields. A pioneer of the holistic approach, it encourages critical engagement by integrating key topics throughout the text such as development ideology, globalisation, modernity, gender, ethnicity, tourism, resources, development aid, land degradation and environmental sustainability. It argues lucidly, convincingly and informatively that ideas concerning development have been many and varied, and have been highly contested, varying from time to time and from place to place.Agenda 21, the comprehensive programme of action adopted by governments at the Earth Summit, continually ... the world distribution of population is particularly striking, and well over half the total population (3208 million) live in this region, anbsp;...

Title:Geographies of Development
Author:Robert B. Potter
Publisher:Pearson Education - 2004


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