Key Concepts in Development Geography (BOK)

Rob Potter

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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.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Rob Potter
Sage Publications Ltd
ISBN 9780857025852
Antall sider 288 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 21,2cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 336 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Geography, Development studies