The A-Z of World Development: A Major Reference Work on Global Issues for the New Century

The A-Z of World Development: A Major Reference Work on Global Issues for the New Century

by WayneEllwood (Editor), Andy Crump (Author)

Synopsis

Compiled by the "New Internationalist" editorial team, this is a reference work providing a comprehensive overview of the main ideas and issues in global development over the last 25 years. The book covers 624 different topics, reflecting the "New Internationalist" perspective on aid, development, the environment, economics, international politics, and international figures. Succinct summaries for each entry are supported by colour photographs, charts, graphs and illustrations.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 293
Publisher: New Internationalist Publications Ltd
Published: 23 Feb 1999

ISBN 10: 1869847466
ISBN 13: 9781869847463

Media Reviews
The book is refreshingly amenable to either browsing or glossary/dictionary use. A strong feature of this work is its lucid explanation both of what international entities such as the World Bank do and what terms appearing in newspapers mean--e.g grameen bank, as well as more specific terms. Highly recommended for secondary school, public and undergraduate libraries. -- Choice The book makes fascinating reading and clearly fills a gap in reference works for Development Studies. -David Potts, Head of Geography, The Cherwell School, Oxford Thanks to The A to Z of World Development for guiding us on our way to better understanding of the world. A rattling good book! - Prof. Norman Myers, Editor, The Gaia Atlas of Planet Management The A to Z of World Development is an excellent reference tool. . ..This book should be on the shelves in every History, Geography and Social Studies Department. - Allan Hux, Coordinator of Social Studies, Toronto Board of Education