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The fourth edition of Human Geography in Action is highlighted by a robust new software platform via the Internet, enabling students to work with GIS maps, spreadsheets, simulations, and animated graphs. Additionally, instructors enjoy the option to use the WileyPLUS course management system for an enhanced learning environment. Many components from the third edition have been enhanced and updated, including data statistics. New web resources and further readings have also been added to each chapter.
Chapter 2. Layers of Tradition: Culture Regions at Different Scales.
Chapter 3. Tracking the AIDS Epidemic in the United States: Diffusion Through Space and Time.
Chapter 4. Newton's First Law of Migration: The Gravity Model.
Chapter 5. One Billion and Counting: The Hidden Momentum of Population Growth in India.
Chapter 6. Help Wanted: The Changing Geography of Jobs.
Chapter 7. Rags and Riches: The Dimensions of Development.
Chapter 8. Food for Thought: The Globalization of Agriculture.
Chapter 9. Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Market Areas and the Urban Hierarchy.
Chapter 10. Reading the Urban Landscape: Census Data and Field Observation.
Chapter 11. The Disappearing Front Range: Urban Sprawl in Colorado.
Chapter 12. Orange and Green Class? Residential Segregation in Northern Ireland.
Chapter 13. Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Nations, States, and Nation-States.
Chapter 14. Preserving the Planet: Human Impact on Environmental Systems.