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Atlas of Global Development: A Visual Guide to the World's Greatest Challenges (Atlas of Global Development)

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Prepared by the Development Data Group of the World Bank, this atlas distills global development statistical indicator into colorful and relatively simple maps, tables, and charts, presented together with brief textual explanations. Every map presented is a standardized political map of the world, with countries shaded and colored in order to convey information on national incomes, demographic change, education, health, economic development, and the environment. Typically, these maps are accompanied by more individualized charts, tables, graphs, et cetera that relay the same or related information in different form, as well as various information side boxes. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Published in association with Collins, the Atlas of Global Development vividly illustrates the key development challenges facing our world today. Social, economic, and environmental issues that are facing the planet are presented by easy-to read, colorful world maps, tables, graphs, text and photographs. Drawing on data from the World Bank's authoritative World Development Indicators, the book brings to life country comparisons of social indicators like life expectancy, infant mortality, safe water, population, growth, poverty and energy efficiency. Issues that have been hitting the headlines such as AIDS, population living below $1 a day, freshwater, trade are presented giving an unbiased view of the state of the world we live in. This title builds on and replaces the existing World Bank Atlas which has been published by the World Bank for almost four decades.

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ISBN:
9780821368565
Author:
World Bank Group
Publisher:
World Bank Publications
Manufactured:
World Bank
Author:
World Bank, World Bank
Author:
World Bank
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
International - General
Subject:
Development - Economic Development
Subject:
Atlases - General
Subject:
Poverty
Subject:
Population
Subject:
Globalization
Subject:
Economics - General
Series:
Atlas of Global Development
Publication Date:
20070331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9.70x7.44x.37 in. .91 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Published in association with Collins, the Atlas of Global Development vividly illustrates the key development challenges facing our world today. Social, economic, and environmental issues that are facing the planet are presented by easy-to read, colorful world maps, tables, graphs, text and photographs. Drawing on data from the World Bank's authoritative World Development Indicators, the book brings to life country comparisons of social indicators like life expectancy, infant mortality, safe water, population, growth, poverty and energy efficiency. Issues that have been hitting the headlines such as AIDS, population living below $1 a day, freshwater, trade are presented giving an unbiased view of the state of the world we live in. This title builds on and replaces the existing World Bank Atlas which has been published by the World Bank for almost four decades.
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