|What is development?
How can we compare levels of development?
What does it take to make development sustainable?
This book, which draws on data published by the World Bank, is addressed to students, teachers, and all those interested in exploring issues of global development. It encourages learners to seek their own solutions to development challenges by exploring and discussing a broad range of critical development issues.
book is available in three languages:
book is designed to be adapted by individual countries to
reflect their specific development issues and to meet their
own curriculum needs. There
is Russian adaptation "The
World and Russia" available. Latvian
adaptation "The World and Latvia" is in progress. If you
have interest in adapting this textbook for your country,
please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Available to order in hard cover at the World Bank Publications website.