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The Development Gap

 

What is development and how is it measured??

Mapping development - Different ways of classifying different parts of the world.

Correlation between Development measures.

The relationship between quality of life and standard of living.

Environmental, economic, Social & Political factors affecting inequalities

A case study of a natural hazard the Haiti Earthquake

Reducing Inequalities

The imbalance in the pattern of world trade

Attempts to reduce imbalances in world trade & poverty

International aid & sustainable development.

A large scale development project Cahora Bassa

Intermediate Technology and Appropriate Technology

The EU and contrasts in development

Conditions leading to different levels of development in two contrasting countries of the EU.

The attempts by the EU to reduce these different levels of development.