The Resource Challenges and change in Middle America : perspectives on development in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, edited by Cathy McIlwaine and Katie Willis

Challenges and change in Middle America : perspectives on development in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, edited by Cathy McIlwaine and Katie Willis

Label
Challenges and change in Middle America : perspectives on development in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean
Title
Challenges and change in Middle America
Title remainder
perspectives on development in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean
Statement of responsibility
edited by Cathy McIlwaine and Katie Willis
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A comprehensive introduction to the important economic, social and political processes and development issues in this extremely popular region. The Central American nations and those of the Caribbean (including Guyana, Surinam and French Guiana on the mainland) share many historical processes as well as experiencing similar development problems today. These include European colonialism, structural adjustment, small size, reliance on primary production, influence of the United States and moves towards democratisation. While Mexico is obviously a much larger country in area, economy and populati
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
338.972
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC141
LC item number
.C42 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
DARG regional development series
Series volume
number 2
Label
Challenges and change in Middle America : perspectives on development in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, edited by Cathy McIlwaine and Katie Willis
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Plates; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Boxes; List of Contributors; Series Preface; Acknowledgements; Publisher''s Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 Men, women and household diversity; 3 Ethnicities, nationalism and racism; 4 Perspectives on poverty, vulnerability and exclusion; 5 Making a living: employment, livelihoods and the informal sector; 6 Open for business: strategies for economic diversification; 7 Sowing the seeds of modernity: the insertion of agriculture into the global market
  • 8 Unsustainable development: environmental protection issues in rural and coastal areas9 Dependency, diversity and change: towards sustainable urbanisation; 10 Social roles and spatial relations of NGOs and civil society: participation and effectiveness post-hurricane ''Mitch''; 11 Conclusion; Index
Control code
ocn891589749
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 282 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317876892
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b37427076
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891589749
  • pebcs131787689X

Library Locations

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