Atlas of World Politics / Edition 6

Atlas of World Politics / Edition 6

by John L. Allen, Elizabeth J. Leppman, Elizabeth J. Leppman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072873035

ISBN-13: 9780072873030

Pub. Date: 08/01/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The Student Atlas of World Politics, 6/E is an attractive atlas of current affairs that reflects recent developments in political geography and international relations. The sixth edition has an expanded format and includes enlarged and detailed thematic maps. This collection of maps and data, with its emphasis on currency, is particularly useful for exploring the

Overview

The Student Atlas of World Politics, 6/E is an attractive atlas of current affairs that reflects recent developments in political geography and international relations. The sixth edition has an expanded format and includes enlarged and detailed thematic maps. This collection of maps and data, with its emphasis on currency, is particularly useful for exploring the concept of geopolitics and the crucial relationships between geography and world politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072873030
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/01/2003
Series:
Student Atlas
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

A Note to the Studentiii
Part IThe Contemporary World1
Map 1World Political Boundaries2
Map 2World Climate4
Map 3World Topography6
Map 4World Ecological Regions8
Map 5Natural Hazards10
Map 6World Land Use12
Map 7World Population Density14
Map 8World Religions16
Map 9World Languages18
Map 10World External Migrations in Modern Times20
Part IIStates: The Geography of Politics and Political Systems21
Map 11Political Boundary Types22
Map 12Political Systems24
Map 13Federal and Unitary States25
Map 14Sovereign States: Duration of Independence26
Map 15Political Realms: Regional Changes, 1945-200327
Map 16European Boundaries, 1914-194828
Map 17An Age of Bipolarity: The Cold War ca. 197030
Map 18Europe: Political Changes, 1989-200331
Map 19The Geopolitical World at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century32
Map 20The Middle East: Territorial Changes, 1918-Present33
Map 21Africa: Colonialism to Independence, 1910-200234
Map 22South Africa: Black Homelands and Post-Apartheid Provinces35
Map 23Asia: Colonialism to Independence, 1930-200236
Map 24Global Distribution of Minority Groups37
Map 25Linguistic Diversity38
Map 26World Refugee Population, 200239
Map 27International Conflicts in the Post-World War II World40
Map 28Post-Cold War International Alliances42
Map 29Flashpoints, 200343
Map 30International Terrorism Incidents, 2000-200250
Map 31The Political Geography of a Global Religion: The Islamic World52
Map 32Nations with Nuclear Weapons53
Map 33Size of Armed Forces54
Map 34Military Expenditures as a Percentage of Gross National Product56
Part IIIThe Global Economy57
Map 35Membership in the World Trade Organization58
Map 36Regional Trade Organizations59
Map 37Gross National Income Per Capita60
Map 38Relative Wealth of Nations: Purchasing Power Parity61
Map 39International Flows of Capital62
Map 40Economic Output per Sector63
Map 41Employment by Economic Activity64
Map 42Central Governmental Expenditures Per Capita65
Map 43The Indebtedness of States66
Map 44Exports of Primary Products67
Map 45Dependence on Trade68
Part IVPopulation and Human Development69
Map 46Population Growth Rate70
Map 47Infant Mortality Rate71
Map 48Average Life Expectancy at Birth72
Map 49Population by Age Group73
Map 50Urban Population74
Map 51Illiteracy Rates75
Map 52Unemployment in the Labor Force76
Map 53The Gender Gap: Inequalities in Education and Employment77
Map 54Human Rights: Political Rights and Civil Liberties78
Map 55Capital Punishment79
Map 56Deployment of Peace Corps Volunteers80
Map 57The Index of Human Development81
Part VFood, Energy, and Materials83
Map 58Production of Staples--Cereals, Roots, and Tubers84
Map 59Agricultural Production Per Capita85
Map 60Average Daily Per Capita Supply of Calories (Kilocalories)86
Map 61Energy Production Per Capita87
Map 62Energy Consumption Per Capita88
Map 63Energy Dependency89
Map 64Flows of Oil90
Map 65Production of Crucial Materials91
Map 66Consumption of Crucial Materials92
Part VIEnvironmental Conditions93
Map 67Deforestation and Desertification94
Map 68Soil Degradation95
Map 69Air and Water Quality96
Map 70Per Capita Carbon Dioxide (CO[subscript 2]) Emissions97
Map 71Potential Global Temperature Change98
Map 72Global Hotspots of Biodiversity99
Map 73Degree of Human Disturbance100
Part VIIRegions of the World101
Map 74North America: Physical Features102
Map 75North America: Political Divisions103
Map 76South America: Physical Features104
Map 77South America: Political Divisions105
Map 78Europe: Physical Features106
Map 79Europe: Political Divisions107
Map 80Asia: Physical Features108
Map 81Asia: Political Divisions109
Map 82Southwest and Central Asia: Physical Features110
Map 83Southwest and Central Asia: Political Divisions111
Map 84South and Southeast Asia: Physical Features112
Map 85South and Southeast Asia: Political Divisions113
Map 86North and East Asia: Physical Features114
Map 87North and East Asia: Political Divisions115
Map 88Africa: Physical Features116
Map 89Africa: Political Divisions117
Map 90Australia and Oceania: Physical Features118
Map 91Australia and Oceania: Political Divisions119
Part VIIIWorld Countries: Data Tables121
Table AWorld Countries: Area, Population, and Population Density, 2003122
Table BWorld Countries: Form of Government, Capital City, Major Languages127
Table CDefense Expenditures, Armed Forces, Refugees, and the Arms Trade132
Table DWorld Countries: Major Armed Conflicts, 1990-2003136
Table EWorld Countries: Basic Economic Indicators, 2002141
Table FWorld Countries: Population Growth, 1950-2025145
Table GWorld Countries: Basic Demographic Data, 1975-2002149
Table HWorld Countries: Mortality, Health, and Nutrition153
Table IWorld Countries: Education and Literacy, 1990-2002157
Table JWorld Countries: Agricultural Operations, 1996-2002161
Table KLand Use and Deforestation, 1980-2000165
Table LWorld Countries: Energy Production and Use, 1980-2000169
Table MWorld Countries: Water Resources173
Table NWorld Countries: Energy Efficiency and Emissions, 1980-1999177
Part IXGeographic Index181

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