Human Geography in Action / Edition 3

Human Geography in Action / Edition 3

by Michael Kuby, John Harner, Patricia Gober
     
 

This college textbook is designed to give students an interactive experience in learning geography, by doing geography rather than simply reading about it. Additions to the second edition include two new chapters on the globalization of agriculture and on urban sprawl, new activities to several chapters, b&w photographs to all chapters, and maps from the 2000 census.… See more details below

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This college textbook is designed to give students an interactive experience in learning geography, by doing geography rather than simply reading about it. Additions to the second edition include two new chapters on the globalization of agriculture and on urban sprawl, new activities to several chapters, b&w photographs to all chapters, and maps from the 2000 census. The CD-ROM accompanying the textbook has also undergone improvements and revisions, including the addition of the figures, maps and photos from the book in the form of PowerPoint presentations for each chapter. Kuby and Gober teach at Arizona State U.; Harner is at the U. of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471430551
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/12/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface for the Instructor
Preface for the Student
Ch. 1True Maps, False Impressions: Making, Manipulating, and Interpreting Maps
Ch. 2Layers of Tradition: Culture Regions at Different Scales
Ch. 3Tracking the AIDS Epidemic in the United States: Diffusion Through Space and Time
Ch. 4Newton's First Law of Migration: The Gravity Model
Ch. 5One Billion and Counting: The Hidden Momentum of Population Growth in India
Ch. 6Help Wanted: The Changing Geography of Jobs
Ch. 7Rags and Riches: The Dimensions of Development
Ch. 8Food for Thought: The Globalization of Agriculture
Ch. 9Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Market Areas and the Urban Hierarchy
Ch. 10Reading the Urban Landscape: Census Data and Field Observation
Ch. 11The Disappearing Front Range: Urban Sprawl in Colorado
Ch. 12Do Orange and Green Clash?: Residential Segregation in Northern Ireland
Ch. 13The Rise of Nationalism and the Fall of Yugoslavia: Nations, States, and Nation-States
Ch. 14Preserving the Planet: Human Impact on Environmental Systems
App.: Reference Maps
Index
Photo Credits

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