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Atlas of Global Development, Second Edition: A Visual Guide to the World's Greatest Challenges

ISBN13: 9780821376034
ISBN: 0821376039
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $22.95
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Published Date:
Edition 2
Pages: 144
Average Goodreads rating: 3.12/5 (1 ratings)

Published in association with Harper Collins, the completely revised and updated second edition of the Atlas of Global Development vividly illustrates the key development challenges facing our world today. Keeping abreast of a changing world, new topics have been added including child employment, internet use, foreign direct investment, food production, and energy flows. Rich and poor Measuring income - Growth and opportunity - How poor is poor? People Global trends in population Education Education opens doors - Children at work Gender and development Health Children under five--struggling to survive Improving the health of mothers Communicable diseases--too little progress Economy Structure of the world's economy - Governance Infrastructure for development - Investment for growth The integrating world - People on the move Aid for development - External debt Environment The urban environment Feeding a growing world - A thirsty planet gets thirstier Protecting the environment - Energy security and climate change Statistics Key indicators of development Ranking of economies by GNI per capita The need for statistics Millennium Development Goals, targets and indicators 'This is an excellent, up-to-date source book which will be invaluable for students of, and staff teaching, higher levels of geography .... a clear, concise, easily-accessible and well-illustrated volume.' - Geographical Association, United Kingdom