- Geographic Diversity -
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Geographic Diversity

Chapters 37 - 44

Will China dictate the future development agenda?
Countries and regions in the world experience development differently due to their unique histories, cultures and politics. Traditional development thinking divided the world into regions, however, the emergence of cross-regional groupings like the BRICs and the G20 has challenged this. This section looks at the relatively unique development experiences of a number of countries: deemed successful developers (East Asia and Chile); ones with a puzzling lack of adequate development (the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa); and, some too big not to be studied (Brazil, China, India and South Africa).

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