Developing Areas: A Book of Readings and Research
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BeschreibungProvides an overview of the social, political, economic and population problems of countries in what is usually referred to as the Third World. Emphasis in this volume is placed on the interrelation of major social institutions, their impact on economic and social development, and the effect of rapidly expanding industrialization on the ecosystem.
InhaltsverzeichnisContents: Definition and Distribution of Developing Areas - The Role of the State in Developing Areas - The Process of Economic Development - The Antecedents and Consequences of Declining Fertility - Population Growth and Development - Women and Development - Education and Development - Economic Development and Finance Problems in Developing Areas - Participation in the Process of Development - Technical Assistance to Developing Areas - Changing Health Practices - The Balance Between Environment and Development - Agricultural Development
PortraitVijayan Pillai Assistant Professor of Sociology and Social Work,University of North Texas Lyle W Shannon Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Iowa
Pressestimmen'... a useful source book ... The contributions to the collection are well chosen and reflect the fact that development issues are highly complex and their understanding requires an interdisciplinary approach.'Zulkuf Aydin, University of Leeds
Untertitel: 'Explorations in Anthropology S'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BERG PUBL INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 1995
Seitenanzahl: 544 Seiten