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The Geography of the Third World
Progress and Prospect





ISBN 9780415851152
Published May 21, 2013 by Routledge
484 Pages

 
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First published in 1988, this reissue presents a comprehensive overview of contemporary developments and research into the geography of the Third World, at a time when economies and societies there were changing at a much more rapid rate than their counterparts in the developing world. It covers the topic both systematically and by region, showing how the unique background of each region affects developments there.

Table of Contents

Part I: Systematic Issues 1. The Third World in Global Context 2. Agrarian Structure 3. Urban Economy and Employment 4. Housing 5. Welfare, Culture and Environment 6. Regional Development 7. Power, Politics and Society Part II: Regional Studies 8. Contemporary Issues in Latin America 9. Contemporary Issues in Tropical Africa 10. Contemporary Issues in the Middle East 11. Contemporary Issues in South-East Asia 12. Contemporary Issues in East Asia 13. Contemporary Issues in Island Micro-States

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