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Developing World, The

An Introduction, 2nd Edition

By E.S. Simpson

Routledge

390 pages

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Description

Addresses the issues faced by developing nations in attempting to secure sustainable economic development.

Table of Contents

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

7.Industrialisation

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

12.Nigeria

13.Zambia

14.Sir Lanka

15.China

16.India

17.Brazil

18.Perus

19East Asian NICs

20.Retrospective and prospective views.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography