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Ron Joseph Smith
SIS 335
Seattle Campus

Geography of the Developing World

Characteristics and causes, external and internal, of Third World development and obstacles to that development. Special attention to demographic and agricultural patterns, resource development, industrialization, and urbanization, drawing on specific case studies from Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Offered: jointly with GEOG 335.

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Characteristics and causes, external and internal, of Third World development and obstacles to that development, with a critical development focus. Special attention to demographic and agricultural patterns, resource development, industrialization and urbanization, drawing on specific case studies from the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America.

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Last Update by M Jane Meyerding
Date: 01/26/2010