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Applied Geography A World Perspective

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ISBN-10: 140202441X

ISBN-13: 9781402024412

Edition: 2004

Authors: Antoine Bailly, Lay James Gibson

List price: $249.99
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Applied Geography, A World Perspective reviews progress in applied geography in different regions of the world. It does this through the eyes of an international panel of highly regarded academic practitioners. The book offers new prospects on the use of established approaches and explores exciting new territories. Together, the contributors provide a comprehensive picture of applied geography today. This book is of relevance to faculty and graduate students in the fields of geography, planning, public policy, regional science and other related social and behavioural sciences.
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Book details

List price: $249.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 8/13/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.50" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Introduction
Managing geography after Y2K
The principles and practice of applied geography
Historical foundations of applied geography
Political geography, public policy and the rise of policy analysis
The role of geographic information science in applied geography
Economic base theory and applied geography
Retail location and consumer spatial choice behavior
Applied geography in Western and Southern Europe
Applied geography in Central Europe
Applied geography in 20th century North America: A perspective
Disability, disadvantage, and discrimination: An overview with special emphasis on blindness in the USA
Human wayfinding
International trade
Medicometry and regional development
Monitoring and benchmarking regional and local performance
Applied geography for the future
Index