1st Edition

Industrialization and Under-developed Countries

By Alan B Mountjoy Copyright 1966

    First published in 1966, Industrialization and Under-Developed Countries traces the distribution, causes and problems of under-development and, from the point of view of the economic geographer, goes on to examine the difficulties and possibilities of industrialization as a remedy. Particular emphasis is laid upon the demographic factor both in the world situation and as affecting the way of life of individual countries. This book will be of interest to students of economics and geography.

    Maps and diagrams Tables Prefaces 1. Development and under-development 2. The demographic factor: the global setting 3. The demographic factor in the under-developed lands 4. Industrialization – the panacea? 5. Problems of industrialization 6. Environmental and human problems 7. The form of industrialization 8. The progress of industrialization: Ghana and Nigeria; Chile; Hong Kong 9. The progress of industrialization: India; Egypt 10. Conclusion Index


    Alan B. Mountjoy