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.
The A-Z of World Development is an excellent reference tool… This book should be on the shelves in every History, Geography and Social Studies Department.– Allan Hux, coordinator of social studies, Toronto Board of Education
Thanks to The A-Z of World Development for guiding us on our way to better understanding the world. A rattling good book!– Professor Norman Myers, editor, The Gaia Atlas of Planet Management
The book makes fascinating reading and clearly fills a gap in reference works for Development Studies. Every school Geography Department should have at least one copy.– David Potts, Head of Geography, The Cherwell School, Oxford