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Is geography destiny? : lessons from Latin America

Author: John Luke Gallup; Alejandro Gaviria; Eduardo Lora
Publisher: Palo Alto, Calif. : Stanford University Press ; Washington, DC : World Bank, ©2003.
Series: Latin American development forum.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Challenging the premise that geography is destiny, this book joins a growing body of literature studying the links between geography and development. Focusing on Latin America, the book argues that based on a better understanding of geography, public policy can help control or channel its influence toward the goals of economic and social development. The principal purpose of this book is to contribute to the  Read more...
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Gallup, John Luke.
Is geography destiny?.
Palo Alto, Calif. : Stanford Social Sciences, Stanford University Press ; Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2003
(DLC) 2003043288
(OCoLC)51764014
Material Type: Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Luke Gallup; Alejandro Gaviria; Eduardo Lora
ISBN: 0585479577 9780585479576 9780821383674 0821383671 1280086432 9781280086434 6610086435 9786610086436
OCLC Number: 53482003
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 171 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Is geography destiny? --
1. The channels of influence of geography: Latin America from an international perspective --
The diverse geographical regions of Latin America --
History --
Geography and development --
Will geography matter in the future? 2. The other side of the mountain: the influence of geography within countries --
Mexico --
Bolivia --
Colombia --
Peru --
Brazil --
3. Policies to overcome the limitations of geography --
Regional development --
Research and technology --
Information and market signals --
Urban policies.
Series Title: Latin American development forum.
Responsibility: John Luke Gallup, Alejandro Gaviria, Eduardo Lora.
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