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Geographies of development in the 21st century : an introduction to the global south

Author: Sylvia Chant; Cathy MacIlwaine
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an informative introduction to development in the contemporary Global South. Incorporating field research from Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Colombia, El Salvador, the Philippines, Botswana  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Chant; Cathy MacIlwaine
ISBN: 9781847209658 1847209653 9781847209665 1847209661
OCLC Number: 600707344
Description: 364 S : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contents: Preface 1. Defining, Conceptualising and Measuring Development 2. Changing Theoretical Perspectives on Development and Newly-emerging Issues 3. Transforming Populations 4. Urbanisation and Shelter 5. Industrialisation and Trade for Development 6. Making a Living in Cities 7. Poverty, Vulnerability and Exclusion 8. Gender and Development 9. Families and Households in Transition 10. Health Inequalities and Healthcare 11. The Development Community: From Multilateral Agencies to Community-based Organisations Bibliography Appendix - Key Journals and Internet Sources Index
Responsibility: Sylvia Chant, Cathy McIlwaine.

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