- Human development (humanity)
In the scope of
humanity, human development is an international and economic development paradigm.
cope of human development
It is about much more than the rise or fall of
national incomes. It is about creating an environment in which people can develop their full potential and lead productive, creative lives in accord with their needs and interests. People are the real wealth of nations. Human Development is thus about expanding the choices people have to lead lives that they value. And it is thus about much more than economic growth, which is only a means —if a very important one —of enlarging people’s choices.
Human Development Index
thumb|right|280px|HDI trendsThe Human Development Index (HDI) is the normalized measure of
life expectancy, literacy, education, standard of living, and GDP per capitafor countries worldwide. It is a standard means of measuring well-being, especially child welfare.
The 2007 report showed a small increase in world HDI in comparison with last year's report. This rise was fueled by a general improvement in the developing world, especially of the
least developed countriesgroup. This marked improvement at the bottom was offset with a decrease in HDI of high income countries.
American Human Development Report
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Human development — may refer to:* Human development (biology) the process of a human becoming biologically mature * Human development in psychology developmental psychology ** Human development can refer to anthropological, sociological, and psychological… … Wikipedia
Human Development Index — World map by quartiles of Human Development Index in 2011. … Wikipedia
Development — may refer to: Contents 1 Land use 2 Science and technology 3 Social science … Wikipedia
Humanity First — is an international charitable organisation established since the early 90 s in the UK to promote and safeguard the preservation of human life and dignity. The organisation works with vulnerable communities in over 35 countries spanning 5… … Wikipedia
Humanity — or mankind is the human species, human nature (e.g.compassion, altruism) and the human condition (the totality of experience of existing as a human). It is also the study of one branch of the humanities, academic disciplines which study the human … Wikipedia
Human security — is an emerging paradigm for understanding global vulnerabilities whose proponents challenge the traditional notion of national security by arguing that the proper referent for security should be the individual rather than the state. Human… … Wikipedia
Development studies — is a multidisciplinary branch of social science which addresses issues of concern to developing countries. It has historically placed a particular focus on issues related to social and economic development, and its relevance may therefore extend… … Wikipedia
Human — Homo sapiens redirects here. For other uses, see Homo sapiens (disambiguation). This article is about modern humans. For other human species, see Homo. For other uses, see Human (disambiguation). Holozoa Human … Wikipedia
human being — noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage (Freq. 21) • Syn: ↑homo, ↑man, ↑human • Derivationally related forms: ↑human (for: ↑human … Useful english dictionary
Human (Star Trek) — Star Trek race|if= bgcolor=#ccccff Name=Human other names=Terran Size=280px Caption=A diverse selection of Humans of the Star Trek Universe (Clockwise from upper left: Jean Luc Picard, Hoshi Sato, Geordi La Forge, Chakotay) Planet=Earth… … Wikipedia