Addresses the issues faced by developing nations in attempting to secure sustainable economic development.
PART ONE: Dimensions and Issues
1.Worlds within worlds
2.The dimension of people: disease and mortality
3.The dimension of people: birth rates and population dynamics
4.The dimension of people: the demographic transition in the late twentieth century
5.Agriculture: the environment and indigenous farming systems
6.Agriculture: the European imprint
8.The development process and development planning
9.The external dimension
10Spatial aspects of development and development planning
PART TWO: The Practice
11.Fiji and Pacific Island communities
19East Asian NICs
20.Retrospective and prospective views.