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Latin American Development: Geographical Perspectives

Textbook

Edited By: DA Preston

313 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Jan 1996 | Edition: 2 | #63481 | ISBN: 0582236959
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About this book

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

'Essential reading for sixth formers and undergraduates studying Latin American development studies' (The Geographical Association (on the first edition))


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 References Index

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