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Studies in development

Christine Peters

Studies in development

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by Christine Peters

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Published by Nelson for the Schools Council in Walton-on-Thames .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementChristine Peters & Penelope Tuson.
SeriesGeography and change
ContributionsTuson, Penelope., Schools Council., Schools Council. Geography for the Young School Leaver Project.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22276284M
ISBN 100174341865

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Development studies is offered as a specialized master's degree in a number of reputed universities across the world, and, less commonly, as an undergraduate degree. It has grown in popularity as a subject of study since the early s, and has been most widely taught and researched in developing countries and countries with a colonial history.