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Latin American Development
Geographical Perspectives

ISBN 9780582236950
Published January 24, 1996 by Routledge
326 Pages

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Book Description

Provides an up-to-date analysis of many aspects of Latin America through a series of short essays, written by experienced geographers.

Table of Contents

1. Themes in contemporary Latin America
2. The Latin American colonial experience
3. The rise of industry in a world periphery
4. Environmental issues and the impact of development
5. Rural development: policies, programmes and actors
6. Race, gender and generation: cultural geographies
7. People on the move: migrations past and present
8. Caring for people: health care and education provision
9. Industrialization and urbanization
10. Urban growth, unemployment and housing
11. Geopolitics in South America

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