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Cambridge IGCSE Development Studies Students book
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  • ISBN:9781107670778
  • Format:Paperback
  • Subject(s):Business and Economics
  • Qualification:Cambridge IGCSE
  • Author(s):Wendy Taylor
  • Available from: May 2014

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    Cambridge IGCSE Development Studies has been specially written for Cambridge IGCSE Development Studies Syllabus (0453). Written in a clear and accessible style, the book offers comprehensive coverage with an international perspective and in-depth analysis of all topics. Designed for class use and independent study, the book equips students with the skills needed to succeed in examination.

  • Contents
    • Learning objectives and summaries for comprehensive coverage and guidance

    • Case studies and examples from around the world to provide an international focus

    • Tasks and definitions to build confidence and encourage further exploration of the issues highlighted

    • Maps, illustrations, tables and figures to facilitate holistic approach to the strategies studied in the text

    • Section 1. Poverty and Development: 1. Poverty and education
    • 2. Poverty and health
    • 3. Poverty and gender equality
    • 4. Poverty and politics
    • 5. Global patterns of development
    • Questions
    • Section 2. Industrial Development, Trade and Globalisation: 6. Processes of industrial production
    • 7. World trade
    • 8. Foreign investment and aid
    • 9. Globalisation and approaches to development
    • Questions
    • Section 3. Population and Development: 10. Population change and policies
    • 11. Urbanisation
    • 12. International migration
    • Questions
    • Section 4. Environment and Development
    • 13. Traditional farming and rural projects
    • 14. Modern commercial farming
    • 15. Exploitation and conservation of resources
    • 16. Pollution
    • 17. Natural disasters
    • Questions
    • Section 5. Large Scale Case Studies: 18. Lesotho Highlands Water Project
    • 19. Rural roads - A lifeline for villages in India
    • 20. Tourism in Mauritius
    • Answers.

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