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Main Title Atlas of global development /
CORP Author World Bank.
Publisher Collins,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 670483378
ISBN 9780821385838; 0821385836
Subjects Economic indicators--Maps. ; Economic development--Statistics. ; Globalization--Statistics. ; Population--Maps. ; Social indicators--Maps. ; Environmental indicators--Maps. ; Ekonomisk utveckling--statistik. ; Befolkningsstatistik. ; Sociala indikatorer--kartor. ; Miljèofrêagor--kartor. ; Ekonomiska indikatorer.
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ELBR REF G1046.E1W5 2011 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 05/14/2019
Edition Third edition 2011.
Collation 1 atlas (144 pages) : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
"à 2011 International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank; design à HarperCollins Publishers"--Title page verso. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Classification of economies -- The Millennium Development Goals -- Rich and poor : Measuring income ; Growth and opportunity ; How poor is poor? -- People : Population growth and transition -- Education : Children at work ; Education opens doors ; Gender and development: the role of infrastructure -- Health : Children under 5: struggling to survive ; Improving the health of mothers ; Communicable diseases -- 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 ; Where is the wealth of nations? -- Statistics : Key indicators of development ; Ranking of economies by GNI per capita ; Definitions, sources, notes, and abbreviations. "This revised and updated third edition of the 'Atlas of Global Development' illustrates some important development challenges facing the world. Based upon authoritative data from the World Bank's World Development Indicators, this volume provides a wealth of information on critical global topics including poverty, environmental sustainability, communicable diseases, migration, corruption, and growing populations. Features include worldwide mapping, timeline graphs, ranking tables, comparative mode, the ability to export and share graphics, and easy navigation."--Pub. desc.