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Main Title Atlas of global development : [a visual guide to the world's greatest challenges]
Publisher World Bank,
Year Published 2009
OCLC Number 300450902
ISBN 9780821376034; 0821376039
Subjects Globalization--Statistics. ; Gross national product--Maps. ; Population--Maps. ; Economic indicators--Maps. ; Social indicators--Maps. ; Environmental indicators--Maps. ; Economic development--Statistics. ; Developing countries--Statistics. ; Poverty.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  G1046.E1W5 2009 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 05/10/2019
ESAR  G1046.G1A85 2009 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 07/06/2009
Edition 2nd. ed.
Collation 144 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 25 cm.
Includes index.
Contents Notes
Classification of economies -- Rich and poor. Measuring income ; Growth an opportunity ; How poor is poor? -- People. Global trends in population -- Education. Education opens doors ; Children at work ; Gender and development -- Health. Children under five, struggling to survive ; Improving the health of mothers ; Communicable diseases: too little progress -- Economy. Structure of the world's economy ; Governance ; Infrastructure for development ; Investment for growth ; The integrating world ; People on the move ; Aid from development ; External debt -- Environment. The urban environment ; Feeding a growing world; A thirsty planet gets thirstier ; Protecting the environment ; Energy security and climate change -- Statistics. Key indicators of development ; Ranking of economies by GNI per capita ; The need for statistics ; Millennium development goals, targets and indicators ; Definitions, sources, notes, and abbreviations.