Geographies of Development (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
636
Utgivningsdatum
2017-12-12
Upplaga
4 New edition
Förlag
Routledge
Illustrationer
Style copy: Geographies of Development, 3e 9781138170292 - adapt to Crown Quarto and 4c; 134 Line dr
Dimensioner
254 x 190 x 38 mm
Vikt
1360 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781138794290
Geographies of Development (inbunden)

Geographies of Development

An Introduction to Development Studies

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Now in its fourth edition, Geographies of Development: An Introduction to Development Studies remains a core, balanced and comprehensive introductory textbook for students of Development Studies, Development Geography and related fields. This clear and concise text encourages critical engagement by integrating theory alongside practice and related key topics throughout. It demonstrates informatively that ideas concerning development have been many and varied and highly contested - varying from time to time and from place to place. Clearly written and accessible for students, who have no prior knowledge of development, the book provides the basics in terms of a geographical approach to development what situation is, where, when and why. Over 200 maps, charts, tables, textboxes and pictures break up the text and offer alternative ways of showing the information. The text is further enhanced by a range of pedagogical features: chapter outlines, case studies, key thinkers, critical reflections, key points and summaries, discussion topics and further reading. Geographies of Development continues to be an invaluable introductory text not only for geography students, but also anyone in area studies, international studies and development studies.
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"The fourth edition of the Geographies of Development is an invaluable text for students in development studies and geography. I especially appreciate the mix of theory and practice, as well as illustrative case studies, prompts that promote critical reflection, and great maps and conceptual diagrams. This extensively revised and up-to-date book is essential for those exploring the ever-evolving realm of development studies." - William G. Moseley, Professor of Geography, Macalester College, Saint Paul, USA. "This fourth edition updates the coverage and takes account of shifts in thinking to ensure that Geographies of Development remains a leading textbook in what remains a dynamic and popular field of study across Geography and cognate disciplines around the world. The late David Smith and Rob Potter would be very proud of how their colleagues have ensured the continued relevance and topicality of this best-selling title." - Professor David Simon, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK and Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

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Robert Potter was Professor of Human Geography at the University of Reading, UK. Tony Binns is Professor of Geography at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Jennifer A. Elliott is Visiting Researcher in Geogaphy at the University of Brighton, UK. Etienne Nel is a Professor of Geography at the University of Otago, New Zealand. David W. Smith was Professor of Economic Geography at the University of Liverpool, UK.

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Lists of figures List of tables Preface to the Fourth Edition Introduction Part I Conceptualising development: changing meanings of development 1 Questioning development 2 Understanding colonialism 3 Theories and strategies of development 4 Globalisation, development and underdevelopment Part II Development in practice: components of development 5 People in the development process 6 Resources and the environment 7 Institutions of development Part III Spaces of development: places and development 8 Movements and flows 9 Urban spaces 10 Rural spaces Conclusion Bibliography Index