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Geographies of development : an introduction to development studies (Fourth edition)

By: Binns, Tony Elliott, Jennifer A. Nel, Etienne Potter, Robert Smith, David W.

1138794309 / 9781138794306
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United Kingdom
25 cm xxii, 636 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (colour)
Undergraduate  Learn More
Previous edition: Harlow: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2008.

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.


GTF Development studies, RGC Human geography, RGL Regional geography

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