Key Concepts in Development Geography is a new kind of textbook that forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the human geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 20 short essays, Key Concepts in Development Geography is an introductory text that provides students with the core concepts that form contemporary research and ideas within the development geography discipline. Written in a clear and transparent style, the book includes: / an introductory chapter providing a succinct overview of the recent developments in the field / over 20 key concept entries that provide comprehensive definitions, explanations and evolutions of the subject / excellent pedagogy to enhance students' understanding including a glossary, figures, diagrams, and further reading. Organized around five of the most important areas of concern, the book covers: the meanings and measurement of development; its theory and practice; work, employment and development; people, culture and development; and contemporary issues in development. The perfect companion for undergraduates and postgraduate students on geography degrees, the book is a timely look at the pressingly important field of international development studies today.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Rob Potter , Dennis Conway , Sally Lloyd-Evans , Ruth Evans
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Dimensions: Width: 14.80cm , Height: 2.30cm , Length: 21.00cm
ISBN 10: 0857025848
Publication Date: 17 May 2012
Audience: College/higher education , Tertiary & Higher Education
Publisher's Status: Active
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An excellent and supremely accessible guide to some key issues in development geography Stuart Corbridge London School of Economics <hr color= GBP666666 size= 1px /> Key Concepts in Development Geography provides a clearly stated, informed and strongly structured pathway through the key literatures and debates Jonathan Rigg Durham University
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