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The Developing World: An Introduction


By: ES Simpson

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Aug 1994 | Edition: 2 | #36054 | ISBN: 0582218888
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Introduces the fundamental issues of development in the Third World.

... the author does a superb job of making key points while avoiding gross over-simplifications The Professional Geographer


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.

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