GEOG 453-Geography of the Developing World


The course will focus on concepts, theories and problems of development and under-development; social and economic challenges; external relations and trends in inter-dependence in the geographical regions of Africa, Asia and Latin America. The concept and practical issues of development; physical and cultural resources in spatial development; population dynamics; Economic, social and political development within the framework of spatial organization; spatial diffusion theories and application; trends interdependence, international trade and aid will also be explored.