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80-20 Development in an Unequal World edited by Ciara Regan, Colm Regan and Tony Daly

A development education resource designed and written by an international group of authors and educationalists.

'This book will become an invaluable tool for everyone interested in development issues’ Mary Robinson - President of the Mary Robinson Foundation, Climate Justice ‘

Unlike many textbooks and articles, 80-20 references every quote, fact and figure which helps teachers and students to examine the validity of information.' Lucy Kirkham – Bassaleg School, Newport, Wales

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A development education resource designed and written by an international group of authors and educationalists. It explores inequalities and injustices in an accessible and understandable fashion, with facts, figures, graphs, images and cartoons as well as analysis of the world today.

A development education resource for up to first year college students, 80-20 provides an introductory and accessible overview of development and human rights issues today with reference to the 80:20 ratio - the over 80% of the world’s population living in the ‘Developing World’ and the less than 20% in the ‘Developed World’.

Now in its 7th edition it is extensively used in universities, schools, adult and youth groups and NGOs.

Includes: 12 originally art-worked double page infographics, cartoons and full page photography, developing perspectives & authors, ‘Debate’ pages - arguments for and against, completely revised content with new chapters on justice and development; women’s rights; human development today; resources; conflict and development; art, literature, music & development.


‘Remarkable storytelling for today’s world’ Patrick Dodson - Senator and Aboriginal leader, Australia

'Whether the educator is experienced or just starting to teach development in an unequal world, 80-20 is likely to become a treasured and much used asset.’ Gerry Jeffers – Education Department, Maynooth University, Ireland

‘80-20 Development in an Unequal World is attractive, engaging, challenging and never simplistic or patronising and could allow schools to put global issues at the heart of the curriculum.’ Professor Brian Boyd – University of Strathclyde, Scotland

'This book remains a compulsory companion for students in sociology, development studies, geography and in general all social sciences.’ Frik de Beer – Professor Emeritus, University of South Africa

Paperback: 308 pages
Publisher: New Internationalist (October 2016)
Language: English
Dimensions: 200 x 260 mm

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ISBN 9781780263168
Manufacturer New Internationalist
Values and causes New Internationalist
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