Geographies of Global Change: Remapping the World / Edition 2

Geographies of Global Change: Remapping the World / Edition 2

by R. J. Johnston
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631222863

ISBN-13: 9780631222866

Pub. Date: 10/07/2002

Publisher: Wiley

This volume provides students with a series of critical insights into the economic, political, social, cultural and ecological dimensions of change at every geographical scale from the global to the local.

Overview

This volume provides students with a series of critical insights into the economic, political, social, cultural and ecological dimensions of change at every geographical scale from the global to the local.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631222866
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/07/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
540
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

List of Contributors.

Preface.

Acknowledgement.

1. Geography/Globalization. (Peter J. Taylor, Michael J Watts, and R J Johnston).

Part I: Geoeconomic Change.

2. A Hyperactive World. (Nigel Thrift).

3. Trading Worlds. (Peter Dicken).

4. From Farming to Agribusiness: Global Agri-food Networks. (Sarah Whatmore).

5. Transnational Corporations and Global Divisions of Labor. (Richard Wright).

6. Global Change in a World of Organized Labor. (Andrew Herod).

7. Trajectories of Development Theory: Capitalism, Socialism and Beyond. (David Slater).

Part II: Geopolitical Change.

8. Democracy and Human Rights After the Cold War. (John Agnew).

9. The Renaissance of Nationalism. (Nuala C. Johnson).

10. Global Regulation and Trans-state Organization. (Susan M. Roberts).

11. The Rise of the Workfare State. (Joe Painter).

12. Post-Cold War Geopolitics: Contrasting Superpowers in a World of Global Dangers. (Gerard OTualhail).

Part III: Geosocial Change.

13. Population Crisis: From Global to Local. (Elspeth Graham and Paul Boyle).

14. Global Change and Patterns of Death and Disease. (John Eyles).

15. Changing Women's Status in a Global Economy. (Susan Christopherson).

16. Stuck in Place: Children in the Globalization of Social Reproduction. (Cindi Katz).

17. Race and Globalization. (Ruth Wilson Gilmore).

Part IV: Geocultural Change.

18. Consumption in the Globalizing World. (Peter Jackson).

19. Understanding Diversity: The Problem of/for “Theory”. (Linda McDowell).

20. Resisting and Reshaping Destructive Development: Social Movements and Globalizing Networks. (Paul Routledge).

21. World Cities and the Organization of Global Space. (Paul L. Knox).

22. The Emerging Geographies of Cyberspace. (Rob Kitchin and Martin Dodge).

Part V: Geoenvironmental Change.

23.The Earth Transformed: Trends, Trajectories, and Patterns. (William B. Meyer and B. L. Turner II).

24.The Earth as Input: Resources. (Jody Emel, Gavin Bridge, and Rob Krueger).

25.The Earth as Output: Pollution. (David K. C. Jones).

26.Sustainable Development? (W.M Adams).

27.Environmental Governance. (Simon Dalby).

Part VI: Conclusion.

28. Remapping the World. What sort of map? What sort of world? (Peter J Taylor, Michael J Watts, and R J Johnston).

Bibliography.

Index.

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