Geography: Development

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Flashcards on Geography: Development , created by ellie.tidy on 02/14/2015.

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What is development? The process of a country trying to improve its standard of living and quality of life
What are the 4 types of development? 1) Economic 2) Social 3) Environmental 4) Political
What does economic development involve? Changes to wealth in the country
What does social development involve? Direct changes to the way people live
What does environmental development involve? Improvement to the physical involvement
What does political development involve? Changes to how people are governed/organised
What does "standard of living" refer to? How much money people have (measured in GDP per capita)
What does "quality of life" look at? Life expectancy, access to education and health care (measured by human development index)
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