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Atlas of Global Development: A Visual Guide to the World's Greatest Challenges / Edition 3

Atlas of Global Development: A Visual Guide to the World's Greatest Challenges / Edition 3

by World Bank
     
 

ISBN-10: 0821385836

ISBN-13: 9780821385838

Pub. Date: 04/16/2011

Publisher: World Bank Publications

Published in association with Harper Collins, the completely revised and updated third edition of the Atlas of Global Development vividly illustrates the key development challenges facing our world today.

'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,

Overview

Published in association with Harper Collins, the completely revised and updated third edition of the Atlas of Global Development vividly illustrates the key development challenges facing our world today.

'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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821385838
Publisher:
World Bank Publications
Publication date:
04/16/2011
Series:
World Bank Atlas
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 4

Foreword 5

Guide to the online atlas 6

Classification of economies 8

The Millennium Development Goals 10

Rich and poor 14

Measuring income | Growth and opportunity

Where is the wealth of nations? | How poor is poor?

People 32

Population growth and transition

Education 38

Children at work | Education opens doors

Gender 46

Gender equality and development

Health 52

Children under 5-struggling to survive

Improving the health of mothers

Communicable diseases

Economy 66

Structure of the world economy | Governance

Infrastructure for development | Investment for growth

The integrating world | People on the move

Aid for development | External debt

Environment 104

The urban environment

Feeding a growing world | A thirsty planet gets thirstier

Protecting forests | Energy security and climate change

Statistics 128

Key indicators of development

Ranking of economies by GNI per capita

Definitions, sources, notes, and abbreviations

Index 143

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