Book by Williams Glyn Meth Paula Willis Katie
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This significant new textbook questions traditional conceptions of Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to provide a new understanding of the ‘Global South’, highlighting the rich diversity of regions that are usually only viewed in terms of their ‘problems’. Providing a positive but critical approach to a number of key issues affecting these important areas, the book:
A timely assessment of the way global processes are perceived from the Global South, the book is illustrated with over sixty colour photographs. It includes a full glossary of key terms, case studies from fieldwork conducted across a range of communities and nations, and introductions to the wider literature in this field.
This is a wonderful new textbook for all students interested in Human Geography and Development Studies.Biographie de l'auteur :
Dr. Glyn Williams is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Town and Regional Planning at The University of Sheffield, UK. His main research interests lie in the fields of poverty and participation; state power and political practices; and environmentalism and environmental governance. He has conducted most of his research in India.
Dr. Paula Meth is a Lecturer in Town and Regional Planning at The University of Sheffield, UK. Her research focuses on social development, particularly in Southern Africa, with a special interest in processes of gendered marginalization.
Dr. Katie Willis is a Reader in Development Geography and Director of the Centre for Developing Areas Research at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Her research focuses on two main areas: social development, particularly health, in urban Latin America, and transnationalism and migration.
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Description du livre Routledge, 2009. Hardcover. État : Brand New. 1st edition. 464 pages. 9.92x7.72x1.02 inches. In Stock. N° de réf. du libraire 0415381231