Putting the Last First
By (author) Robert Chambers
Rural Development by Robert Chambers
Book DescriptionRural poverty is often unseen or misperceived by outsiders. Dr Chambers contends that researchers, scientists, administrators and fieldworkers rarely appreciate the richness and validity of rural people's knowledge or the hidden nature of rural poverty. This is a challenging book for all concerned with rural development, as practitioners, academics, students or researchers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780582644434
Classification: Geography , Development studies
Format: Paperback (216mm x 138mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Nov-1983
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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