By Rupert Hodder
Improvement Geography is an informative and colourful introductory point textual content, with a wealth of contrasting case-studies and illustrations. Written to stimulate severe idea and dialogue approximately improvement, it doesn't think any simple contrast among 'developed' and 'developing' components of the area. Case-studies spotlight the issues and attainable ideas at neighborhood, nationwide and overseas scales. those include:* meals creation in Senegal* Disney in China* typhoon Mitch in Honduras* corruption in Bulgaria* additional experiences from Russia, Bangladesh and Vietnam.Development Geography is the 5th publication to be released within the well known modular textual content sequence Routledge modern Human Geography
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3 Child mortality by educational attainment of the mother Source: Macro International, various years, after World Bank (1999) Note: Mortality data are for children under 5 China. It is important that education should not create disaffected intellectuals; but it is also important that it should be in close touch with the life of the community as a whole. Education should be in harmony with the technical and administrative requirements of each country. This means, for example, that short-term technical training, without the luxury of a lengthy academic or more formal education, may in certain circumstances be the most appropriate form of education (Hodder 1992: 21).
Further reading In addition to the general texts listed at the end of the previous chapter, the following will be found useful: Barrett, H. and O’Hare, G. (1992) ‘India counts its people’ Geography 77: 170–4. Boserup, E. (1965) The Conditions of Agricultural Growth London: Allen and Unwin. Chant, S. ) (1992) Gender and Migration in Developing Countries London: Belhaven. Demeny, P. and McNicoll, G. (1998) Population and Development London: Earthscan. Hettne, B. (1990) Development Theory and the Three Worlds London: Longman.
It is true that the rate of food production has outstripped the rate of population growth in most areas, with the important exception of sub-Saharan Africa; and the Green Revolution technology since 1960 has made more food intake possible in South Asia. 9 billion living with no sanitation; 192 million children malnourished. 8 in the least developed countries, 210 in developed countries; and most health facilities are in cities, out of reach of the majority of the population of developing countries (Dickenson et al.
Development Geography by Rupert Hodder