Introductory Reader in Human Geography Contemporary Debates and Classic Writings

ISBN-10: 1405149221
ISBN-13: 9781405149228
Edition: 2007
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List price: $42.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/14/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 486
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

A lively and stimulating companion to standard classroom texts in human geography. Selections are influential in the development of the discipline or relevant to contemporary policy debates Includes a general introduction and helpful individual section introductions Systematically organized into eight sections: introductory readings; population and migration; environment, agriculture and society; cultural geography and place; urban geography; economic geography, development geography; and political geography Features intelligent readings from esteemed geographers while remaining accessible for those coming to the field for the first time.

Notes on the Editors
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Situating Human Geography
Introductory Readings
"The Four Traditions of Geography ":
"Geography 's Perspectives ": National Research Council
"Geography and Foreign Policy ":
"Reflections of an American Geographer on the Anniversary of September 11th "
From How to Lie with Maps:
"Every Step You Take, Every Move You Make ":
Population and Migration
"An Essay on the Principle of Population ":
"Population Growth and a Sustainable Environment ":
"Population Geography and HIV/AIDS: The Challenge of a Wholly Exceptional Disease ":
"Interprovincial Migration, Population Redistribution, and Regional Development in China: 1990 and 2000 Census Comparisons ":
Environment, Agriculture and Society
"The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race ":
"The Future of Traditional Agriculture ".
"Geography and the Global Environment ":
"Water Resource Conflicts in the Middle East ":
From Americans and Their Weather:
"The Trouble with Wilderness; or, Getting Back to the Wrong Nature ":
Cultural Geography and Place
"Minnesota: Nature 's Playground ":
"American Microbreweries and Neolocalism: 'Ale-ing ' for a Sense of Place ":
"Transplanting Pilgrimage Traditions in the Americas ":
"Kitchenspace, Fiestas, and Cultural Reproduction in Mexican House-Lot Gardens "
Urban Geography
"Greenville: From Back Country to Forefront "
"Ethnic Residential Concentrations in United States Metropolitan Areas ":
"South Africa 's National Housing Subsidy Program and Apartheid 's Urban Legacy ":
"World-City Network: A New Metageography? ":
Economic Geography
"Geographies of Knowledge, Practices of Globalization Learning from the Oil Exploration and Production Industry ":
"The Impact of Containerization on Work on the New York -New Jersey Waterfront "
"Wine, Spirits and Beer: World Patterns of Consumption "
"Producing and Consuming Chemicals: The Moral Economy of the American Lawn "
"Women at Work "
The Geography of Development and Underdevelopment
"The Re-scaling of Uneven Development in Ghana and India "
"Development Alternatives: Practice, Dilemmas and Theory ":
"Rural Development in El Hatillo, Nicaragua: Gender, Neoliberalism and Environmental Risk ":
"The Sahel of West Africa: A Place for Geographers? "
"Geography, Culture and Prosperity "
Political Geography
"Revisiting the 'pivot ': the influence of Halford Mackinder on analysis of Uzbekistan 's international relations ":
"Euroregions in Comparative Perspective: Differential Implications for Europe 's Borderlands ":
"The End of Public Space? People 's Park, Definitions of the Public, and Democracy ":
Index

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