Human Geography: Culture, Society, and Space / Edition 7

Human Geography: Culture, Society, and Space / Edition 7

by Harm J. de Blij, Alexander B. Murphy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471441074

ISBN-13: 9780471441076

Pub. Date: 08/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Authoritatively written by a geographer who has worked on every continent, Human Geography is sensitive to people of other cultures and from all walks of life.

• Focuses on key geographic concepts and puts them in practical and current perspective.

• Key issues that readers often have strong opinions about are identified and placed in geographical

Overview

Authoritatively written by a geographer who has worked on every continent, Human Geography is sensitive to people of other cultures and from all walks of life.

• Focuses on key geographic concepts and puts them in practical and current perspective.

• Key issues that readers often have strong opinions about are identified and placed in geographical perspective which may often change readers views and opinions on the issues and problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471441076
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: GEOGRAPHY, CULTURE, AND ENVIRONMENT.

Introduction: Geography and Human Geography.

Cultures, Environments, and Regions.

The Earth as Humanity's Home.

PART TWO: POPULATION PATTERNS AND PROCESSES.

Fundamentals of Population Geography.

Processes and Cycles of Population Change.

Migration and Its Causes.

Routes of Human Mobility.

PART THREE: THE GLOBAL LINGUISTIC MOSAIC.

A Geography of Language.

The Diffusion of Languages.

Modern Language Mosaics.

PART FOUR: THE GEOGRAPHY OF RELIGION.

The Origin and Distribution of Religions.

Religions: Location, Diffusion, and Cultural Landscape.

Religion, Culture and Conflict.

PART FIVE: LAND AND LAND USE IN THE RURAL SECTOR.

Livelihoods of Rural People.

Rural Settlement Forms.

Commercial Agriculture.

PART SIX: THE URBANIZING WORLD.

Civilization and Urbanization.

Urbanization and Location.

Urban Pattern and Structure.

Changing Cities in a Changing World.

PART SEVEN: THE GEOGRAPHY OF MODERN ECONOMIC CHANGE.

Concepts of Development.

Industrial Activity and Geographic Location.

World Industrial Regions.

Deindustrialization and the Rise of the Service Sector.

PART EIGHT: THE POLITICAL IMPRINT.

Political Culture and the Evolving State.

State Organization and National Power.

Multinationalism on the Map.

PART NINE: SOCIAL GEOGRAPHIES OF THE MODERN WORLD.

A Geography of Nutrition.

Spatial Patterns of Health and Disease.

Geographies of Inequality: Race and Ethnicity.

Gender and the Geography of Inequality.

PART TEN: COPING WITH A RAPIDLY CHANGING WORLD.

Human Alteration of the Physical Environment.

Confronting Human-Induced Global Environmental Change.

Policy Responses to Demographic Changes.

Toward a New World Order? The Changing Global Political Landscape.

Resources.

Index.

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