Rather than presenting the global South to students as a set of problems (rapid urbanisation, population growth, poverty etc), this textbook focuses on the diversity of life in the South, and looks at the role it plays in shaping and responding to current global change. The text integrates 'traditional' concerns of development geographers (such as economic development and social inequality) with aspects of the global South usually given less attention (such as cultural identity and political conflict). Divided into four main sections: Representing the global South argues that images of the so.For many families, such expenditure was significant. In 1994, an ordinary worker in Beijing made 500 RMB (US$60) per month, while a McDonalda#39;s value meal cost 17 RMB (US$2.10). The introduction of childrena#39;s birthday parties atanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Geography of Developing Areas|
|Author||:||Glyn Williams, Paula Meth, Katie Willis|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2009-02-18|