Geography of Deprivation: An Unfair World

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Overview

  • Author :Bimalendu Bhattacharya
  • Year of Publication :2014
  • ISBN: :9788180699931
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 470
  • Size: 25 cms
  • Categories: Geography

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About the Book :

Poverty, Hunger and Malnutrition worldwide are the major focus of this book, taken up as the principal areas of human deprivation with wide geographical variations as determined by different factors. Gender discrimination in its various manifestations and child abuse also feature very prominently as other forms of deprivation corroding life and attitudes of people requiring very serious concern to deal with the prevailing humiliating situation along with an assessment of the earth’s capability of redressing human sufferance through poverty and hunger.


About Author :

Bimalendu Bhattacharya, educated at Calcutta University and at the London School of Economics and Political Science (as a Commonwealth Scholar), has consistently pursued a career of teaching and research, having taught in many institutes, including Gauhati University (Assam), Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur IIT, West Bengal), Presidency College (now University), Kolkata, and the University of North Bengal (West Bengal), at the last of which he had been a Senior Professor, Head of the Department as well as the Dean of the Faculty of Science. His research in Geography spans a large area with publications in India and abroad, and a number of books including 'Samaj Bignaniya Bhugol' (Social Geography in Bengali) jointly with Professor Anima Bhatthacharya, published by the West Bengal Government, 'Urban Development in India: Since Pre-Historic Times' (New Delhi), 'Sikkim: Land and People' (New Delhi), 'Geography of a Himalayan Kingdom: Bhutan' in joint authorship with A. Bhattacharya and Neil Fraser (New Delhi), 'Urbanization, Urban Sustainability and the Future of Cities' (New Delhi), 'Geography of Deprivation: An Unfair World' (New Delhi) and 'Global Urban Process: Growth of Towns and Cities' (New Delhi).