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Geog_101_Nov_4 - Development & Change Change...

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Development Development & & Change Change
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Development definitions Many definitions: economic basis All definitions contentious Text: “Extent to which the human and natural resources of an area or country have been brought into full productive use” Economic growth Modernization Social, cultural and political structures similar to ‘advanced’ countries.
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Development labels ‘Backward’ vs. ‘advanced’: In vogue pre-1949 Thought/behaviours behind this label prevails “…available technologies and opportunities are so great that a  backward   country if it adopts relatively good institutions and economic policies,  can double its income in a decade…” (1997, p.56) ‘Us’ vs. ‘them labels : Lesser developed countries-Developed Developing-Developed Underdeveloped-Developed Less-More developed
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Development labels First, second and third (and fourth) world First : Industrialized, free market, democratic Second : Industrialized, centrally-planned Third : Developing countries Fourth : Least-developed countries New labels: Least developed Emerging economy Transitional economies Newly industrializing countries (NICs) Developing & ‘Over developed’
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Development labels derived for countries Also sub-regions within countries Bangkok
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Global Development Trends LDC economies growing faster than DCs 5% vs. 3% (1980-2000) DCs (80 55% of economic outputs) LDCs (20 45% of economic outputs) 2020 projection: LDCs 80% LDCs have taken over secondary activities “High tech maharajahs” http://archives.cbc.ca/politics/international_politics/clips/15783/
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