Development - Social Science

Social Science

  • Development studies, social science which addresses issues of concern to developing countries
  • Development geography, geography with reference to the standard of living and quality of life of human inhabitants
  • Developmental psychology, the scientific study of systematic psychological, emotional, and perception changes over life spans
  • Community development, the practices and academic disciplines to improve various aspects of local communities
  • Sociocultural evolution, how cultures and societies have changed over time
  • Economic development, the economic aspect of social change
  • Human development (humanity), an international and economic development paradigm
  • Human development theory, a theory that merges older ideas from ecological economics, sustainable development, welfare economics, and feminist economics
  • Rural development, actions and initiatives taken to improve the standard of living in non-Urban neighborhoods, countryside, and remote villages
  • Social development, processes of change in societies
  • Sustainable development, a pattern of resources use, that aims to meet human needs while preserving the environment

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