Development Studies in Geography: Concepts and Approaches

Akhilendra Nath Tiwary


Development Studies originated from the field of Economics, but today  it has become highly diversified and multidisciplinary. It has passed through many phases post world war to the current phase of globalization and sustainable development.  The purpose of the present paper is to provide a concise study material on concepts and approaches of development with geographical perspective for graduate students of Geography all over the world. They face many problems while choosing the study materials in limited time frame and different views of development based on the place of their origin or residence.


Sustainable development, take off, marshall plan, structuralism, radical, globalization

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