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Key Concepts in Development Geography

1st Edition

Rob Potter; Dennis Conway; Ruth Evans; Sally Lloyd-Evans
eISBN-13: 9781446290668

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"An excellent and supremely accessible guide to some key issues in development geography"

- Stuart Corbridge, London School of Economics


"Provides a clearly stated, informed and strongly structured pathway through the key literatures and debates"

- Jonathan Rigg, Durham University


Organized around 24 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 24 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 undergraduate and postgraduate students on geography degrees, the book is a timely look at the pressingly important field of international development studies today.

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ISBNs 9780857025852, 9780857025852, 9781446290668, 1446290662
Language English
Number of Pages 288
Edition 1st