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Developing countries (Geographic Name)

Preferred form: Developing countries
Used for/see from:
  • Emerging nations
  • Fourth World
  • Global South
  • LDC's
  • Least developed countries
  • Less developed countries
  • Newly industrialized countries
  • Newly industrializing countries
  • NICs (Newly industrialized countries)
  • Third World
  • Earlier heading: Underdeveloped areas
  • Underdeveloped countries

UMI business vocab. (Newly industrialized countries use NICs)

BDNE3 (NIC; newly industrialized country)

Third World environmentalism : case studies from the Global South, 1999: CIP pref. (Global South is a new usage replacing Third World, for countries that are developing, are dependent on the rich, high-tech Global North, but hold most of the world's genetic diversity, unique species, and fragile ecosystems)

Here are entered comprehensive works on those countries having relatively low per capita incomes.

This heading may be subdivided by those topical subdivisions used under names of regions, countries, etc., e.g. Developing countries--Economic conditions, and may be used as a geographic subdivision under those topics authorized for local subdivision, e.g. Technology--Developing countries.

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