Atlas of Global Development: A Visual Guide to the World's Greatest Challenges / Edition 2

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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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780821376034
  • Publisher: World Bank Publications
  • Publication date: 2/6/2009
  • Series: World Bank Atlas
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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