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Key Concepts in Development Geography is a new kind of textbook that forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the human geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 20 short essays, Key Concepts in Development Geography is an introductory text that provides students with the core concepts that form contemporary research and ideas within the development geography discipline. Written in a clear and transparent style, the book includes: An introductory chapter providing a succinct overview of the recent developments in the field; Over 20 key concept entries that provide comprehensive definitions, explanations and evolutions of the subject; Excellent pedagogy to enhance students' understanding including a glossary, figures, diagrams, and further reading

Organized around five of the most important areas of concern, the book covers: the meanings and measurement of development; its theory and practice; work, employment and development; people, culture and development; and contemporary issues in development. The perfect companion for undergraduates and graduate students pursuing geography degrees, the book is a timely look at the pressingly important field of international development studies today.

Industrialization and the New International Division of Labour
Industrialization and the new international division of labour
Globalization and Industrialization in the Global South

In the last forty years, global work and employment patterns have undergone a multidimensional restructuring as a result of internationalization. Although it can be argued that world labour markets have been interconnected since the 1500s, the current form of economic globalization has involved a more rapid and intensive interplay between economic, political and social processes. As multinational corporations (MNCs) have looked across international borders to recruit cheaper and more submissive labour forces in a world that is hungry for work, there has been a significant reshaping of local labour markets in the global South. Consequently, academics and policymakers alike have argued that this New ...

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