The Developing World: An Introduction
Longman Scientific & Technical, Jan 1, 1994 - Business & Economics - 348 pages
This book introduces the fundamental issues of development in the Third World, and addresses the issues faced by these nations in attempting to secure sustainable economic development. Divided into two sections, part one systematically examines the major components of development such as population dynamics, agriculture and the environment and industrialization. Part two examines the translation of ideas into practice via a series of case studies, illustrating particular problems.
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Dimensions and issues 1 Worlds within worlds
disease and mortality
birth rates and population dynamics
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