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date: 20 October 2021

development 

Source:
A Dictionary of Human Geography
Author(s):

Alisdair Rogers,

Noel Castree,

Rob Kitchin

1. The processes of growth and change, at individual, community, and social levels.2. The planned attempts to transform the standard of living among the populations of a poorer country or region, generally by outside forces. In both cases development can also mean a condition or stage, i.e. a country can be described as ‘developed’ (... ...

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