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Overview of physical and socio-economic environments

Janet Townshend

Overview of physical and socio-economic environments

impact situations in Latin America

by Janet Townshend

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Published by Program for International Development, Clark University in Worcester, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America,
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural resources -- Latin America.,
    • Latin America -- Economic conditions -- 1945-,
    • Latin America -- Population.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJan Townshend and John Townshend.
      SeriesWorkshops in environmental investigation ;, project doc. 1551.4, Overview / Program for International Development, Clark University ;, no. 2, Overview paper ;, no. 2.
      ContributionsTownshend, John.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC123.5 .T68 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination131 leaves :
      Number of Pages131
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3112584M
      LC Control Number82220859

      According to the socio-economic approach, efficiency maximization cannot be understood entirely or even primarily in terms of marginal efficiency analysis without reference to the socio-economic context, including social institutions, changing technology, nature, and the. physical learning environments for the purpose of improving the technical performance of new and existing schools, better aligning pedagogy and use of space; and streamlining the re-design process. Sustainability of the physical learning environment over time with different teacher and student.   Many of the grand challenges in spatial planning require a thorough understanding of both the socio-economic and physical dynamics that shape the land-use system. This is particularly true when addressing the many aspects related to climate change. Integrated models of land-use change can be helpful to understand the potential implications of the interplay between expected future changes in Author: Jip Claassens, Eric Koomen, Bart Rijken. This non-technical introduction to development studies explores the dynamics of socio-economic development and stagnation in developing countries. Thoroughly updated and revised, this second edition includes new material on the effects of the financial crisis, the emergence of the BRICS economies, the role of institutions in development.


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