Human Geography: Landscapes of Human Activities, 11th Edition (Fellmann)

Chapter 10: Patterns of Development and Change

Objectives for Chapter 10

After reading and studying this chapter, you should be able to:

1. Explain why defining development can be problematic.

2. Discuss the various explanations for underdevelopment.

3. Explain the core-periphery argument.

4. List and explain economic variables that can be used to measure development.

5. Compare Rostow's model of economic advancement to other ideas.

6. List and explain noneconomic measures that can be used to gauge development.

7. List and explain common aggregate measures of development and well-being.

8. Discuss the role of women in development using specific examples.
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