Human Geography in Action / Edition 3

Human Geography in Action / Edition 3

by Michael Kuby, John Harner, Patricia Gober
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471430552

ISBN-13: 9780471430551

Pub. Date: 09/12/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Get students motivated, engaged, and actively involved with Kuby, Harner, and Gober\'s new Third Edition of Human Geography in Action. The text offers an innovative, active-learning approach that allows students to experience the field of human geography first hand. Each of the text\'s 14 chapters launches the student and instructor into a flexible multi-part

Overview

Get students motivated, engaged, and actively involved with Kuby, Harner, and Gober\'s new Third Edition of Human Geography in Action. The text offers an innovative, active-learning approach that allows students to experience the field of human geography first hand. Each of the text\'s 14 chapters launches the student and instructor into a flexible multi-part activity that requires students to do geography as a social science. Interactive software on the accompanying CD (newly redeveloped for the Third Edition) enables students to work with GIS maps, spreadsheets, simulations, and animated graphs, without requiring them to learn different software packages.

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.

True Maps, False Impressions: Making, Manipulating, and Interpreting Maps.

Layers of Tradition: Culture Regions at Different Scales.

Tracking the Aids Epidemic in the United States: Diffusion Through Space and Time.

Newton's First Law of Migration: The Gravity Model.

One Billion and Counting: The Hidden Momentum of Population Growth in India.

Help Wanted: The Changing Geography of Jobs.

Rags and Riches: The Dimensions of Development.

Food for Thought: The Globalization of Agriculture.

Take Me Out To The Ball Game: Market Areas and the Urban Hierarchy.

Reading the Urban Landscape: Cnsus Data and Field Observation.

The Disappearing Front Range: Urban Sprawl in Colorado.

Do Organge and Green Clash?: Residential Segregation in Northern Ireland.

The Rise of Nationalism and the Fall of Yugoslavia: Nations, States, and Nation-States—Iraq Sectar added.

Preserving the Plant: Human Impact on Environmental Systems.

Appendix: Reference Maps.

Index.

Photo Credits.

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