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Social Science Developing Countries

The A to Z of World Development

compiled by Andy Crump

edited by Wayne Ellwood

foreword by Norman Myers

Between the Lines
Initial publish date
Sep 1998
Developing Countries, Encyclopedias
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 1998
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A beautifully produced, large-format reference book with hundreds of full-colour photographs and graphics throughout. The A to Z of World Development contains over 700 entries, listed alphabetically, covering key themes and factors of global development. It blends scrupulous research with the unique political and economic analysis that has made The New Internationalist the biggest-selling magazine of its kind. Examples: United Nations, Structural Adjustment, Oral Rehydration Therapy, Rastafarianism, Indira Gandhi, Chipko Movement.

About the authors

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Wayne Ellwood established the North American office of New Internationalist in 1977 and was a co-editor of the magazine until 2010. He lives in Toronto where he now works as a freelance editorial consultant and writer.


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