Geographies of Development: An Introduction to Development Studies

Paperback | May 15, 2008

byRobert Potter, Tony Binns, Jennifer Elliott

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Geographies of Development: an Introduction to Development Studies remains a core, balanced and comprehensive introductory textbook for students of Development Studies, Development Geography and related fields. This clear and concise text encourages critical engagement by integrating theory alongside practice and related key topics throughout. It demonstrates informatively that ideas concerning development have been many and varied and highly contested - varying from time to time and from place to place.

With a new colour layout and in-chapter features such as Key Ideas, Boxed Case Studies and Summaries, students will find this an easy-to-use text which will focus them on the most important information in this area of study.

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Geographies of Development: an Introduction to Development Studies remains a core, balanced and comprehensive introductory textbook for students of Development Studies, Development Geography and related fields. This clear and concise text encourages critical engagement by integrating theory alongside practice and related key topics ...

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'... a tour de force, at once comprehensive, authoritative, accessible and impressively up-to-date. As a broad and balanced introduction for students, teachers and others concerned to understand the major issues in development, it would be difficult to beat and is to be highly recommended. Going far beyond the bounds of geography it co...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 10.5 × 7.75 × 1.25 inPublished:May 15, 2008Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0132228238

ISBN - 13:9780132228237

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Questioning Development

2. Understanding Colonialism

3. Theories and Strategies of Development

4. Globalisation, Development and Underdevelopment

5. People in the Development Process

6. Resources and the Environment

7. Institutions of Development

8. Movements and Flows

9. Urban Spaces

10. Rural Spaces

Conclusion