Places and Regions in Global Context Human Geography

ISBN-10: 0131015184

ISBN-13: 9780131015180

Edition: 3rd 2004

Authors: Paul L. Knox, Sallie A. Marston

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For introductory courses in Human or Cultural Geography found in Geography, Anthropology, or Social Science departments. Places and Regions in Global Context: Human Geography includes the most recent information available providing professors with a tool to more effectively help their students understand the today's world. In order to understand places, they must first be made meaningful to us. Paul Knox and Sallie Marston's exciting contemporary approach gives people and places meaning by covering compelling topics that integrate today's local, regional, and global perspectives. It provides not only a body of knowledge about places and regions, but also a deep understanding of the interdependence of places and regions in a globalizing world. Coverage throughout is intellectually empowering and capable of cultivating a life-long geographical imagination. The authors give students access to the latest ideas, concepts, and theories while concurrently developing a strong foundation in the fundamentals.
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Book details

List price: $109.35
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/24/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 560
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Geography Matters
Why Places Matter
Why Geography Matters
Studying Human Geography
Geography Matters The Development of Geographic Thought
Geography Matters Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Geography Matters Understanding Maps
The Changing Global Context
The Changing World
Geographic Expansion, Integration, and Change
Mapping a New World Geography
Organizing the Periphery
Globalization
Visualizing Geography The Legacy of the Roman World-Empire
Geography Matters World Leadership Cycles
Visualizing Geography Railroads and Geographic Change
Geography Matters The Digital Divide
Geographies of Population
The Demographer's Toolbox
Population Distribution and Structure
Population Dynamics and Processes
Population Movement and Migration
Population Debates and Policies
Geography Matters GIS Marketing Applications
Geography Matters The Baby Boom and Its Impact
Geography Matters Guest Workers in the French Auto Industry
Nature, Society, and Technology
Nature as a Concept
The Transformation of Earth by Ancient Humans
European Expansion and Globalization
Human Action and Recent Environmental Change
Geography Matters Global Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol
Mapping Cultural Identities
Culture as a Geographical Process
Building Cultural Complexes
Cultural Systems
Cultural Nationalism
Culture and Identity
Culture and the Physical Environment
Globalization and Cultural Change
A Global Culture?
Geography Matters The Culture of Hip-Hop
Interpreting Places and Landscapes
Behavior, Knowledge, and Human Environments
Landscape as a Human System
Place Making/Place Marketing
Coded Spaces
Postmodern Spaces
Visualizing Geography Place Marketing and Economic Development
Geography of Economic Development
What "Economic Development" Means
Everything in Its Place: Principles of Location
Pathways to Development
Globalization and Local Economic Development
Geography Matters How Politics and Culture Modify the Economics of Development
Geography Matters Knowledge and Economic Development
Geography Matters The Changing Geography of the Clothing Industry
Agriculture and Food Production
Traditional Agricultural Geography
Agricultural Revolution and Industrialization
Global Restructuring of Agricultural Systems
Social and Technological Change in Global Agriculture Restructuring
The Environment and Agricultural Industrialization
Geography Matters A Look at the Green Revolution
The Politics of Territory and Space
The Development of Political Geography
Geopolitics and the World Order
The Two-Way Street of Politics and Geography
Geography Matters Imperialism, Colonization, and the Dismantling of Apartheid in South Africa
Urbanization
Urban Geography and Urbanization
Urban Origins
World Urbanization Today
Urban Growth Processes
Visualizing Geography Shock Cities: Manchester and Chicago
City Spaces: Urban Structure
Urban Structure and Land Use
Urban Form and Design
Urban Trends and Problems
Visualizing Geography The 100-Mile City
Visualizing Geography Shock City: Lagos, Nigeria
Future Geographies
Mapping our Futures
Future Scenarios
Global Outlook, Local Prospects
Resources, Technology, and Spatial Change
Adjusting to the Future
Geography Matters The Contenders
Geography Matters Mobilization against Globalization
Glossary
Credits
Index
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