2nd Edition

Latin American Development Geographical Perspectives

By David A. Preston Copyright 1996

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

    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


    David A. Preston