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Human geography : places and regions in global context / Paul L. Knox and Sallie A. Marston

By: Knox, Paul L.
Contributor(s): Marston, Sallie A.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Pearson, c2013Edition: 6th ed.Description: xxiii, 445 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps.ISBN: 9780321728876 (pbk.).Subject(s): Human geography | SOBE CUBECall number: GF41 K744h 2013
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Why Geography Matters -- Why Places Matter -- The Influence of Places -- The Meaning of Places -- Studying Human Geography -- The Basic Tools and Methods of Human Geographers -- Maps -- 1.1.Geography Matters Geographers at Work -- Geographic Information Systems (GIS) -- 1.2.Visualizing Geography, Geography and Consumer Preferences -- Spatial Analysis -- Location -- Distance -- Space -- Accessibility -- Spatial Interaction -- Regional Analysis -- Regionalization -- Landscape -- Sense of Place -- Developing a Geographical Imagination -- 1.3.Window On The World South Beach, Miami Beach -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- The Premodern World -- Hearth Areas -- The Growth of Early Empires -- The Geography of the Premodern World -- An Interdependent World Geography -- Core and Periphery in the New World System -- 2.1.Geography Matters The Diffusion of Industrialization in Europe -- Organizing the Periphery -- The Third World and Neocolonialism -- Contemporary Globalization -- Key Issues in a Globalizing World -- 2.2.Visualizing Geography Commodity Chains -- 2.3.Window On The World Worlds Apart -- Westernization and Cultural Imperialism -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- The Demographer's Toolbox -- Censuses and Vital Records -- Limitations of the Census -- Population Distribution and Structure -- Population Distribution -- 3.1.Visualizing Geography A New Sense of Identity: Race, Ethnicity, Marriage, and Birth in the Twenty-First Century United States -- Population Density and Composition -- Age-Sex Pyramids -- Population Dynamics and Processes -- 3.2.Geography Matters The Baby Boom and the Aging of the Population -- Birth (or Fertility) Rates -- Death (or Mortality) Rates -- Demographic Transition Theory -- Population Movement and Migration -- Mobility and Migration -- International Voluntary Migration -- 3.3.Window On The World Internal Displacement -- International Forced Migration -- Internal Voluntary Migration -- Internal Forced Migration -- Population Debates and Policies -- Population and Resources -- Population Policies and Programs -- Sustainable Development, Gender, and Population Issues -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- Nature as a Concept -- Nature and Society Defined -- Nature-Society Interactions -- U.S.
Environmental Philosophies and Political Views of Nature -- 4.1.Geography Matters Water Politics -- European Expansion and Globalization -- Disease and Depopulation in the Spanish Colonies -- Old World Plants and Animals in the New World -- Human Action and Recent Environmental Change -- The Impact of Energy Needs on the Environment -- 4.2.Window On The World Peak Oil -- 4.3.Visualizing Geography Global Climate Change -- The Impact of Land-Use Change on the Environment -- The Globalization of the Environment -- Global Environmental Politics -- Environmental Sustainability -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- Culture as a Geographical Process -- Building Cultural Complexes -- 5.1.Geography Matters The Culture of Hip-Hop -- Cultural Traits -- Cultural Complexes and Regions -- Cultural Systems -- Geography and Religion -- Religion and Globalization -- Geography and Language -- Culture and Society -- Culture and the Nation -- Culture and Identity -- Sexual Geographies -- 5.2.Window On The World Fashionable Veiling -- Ethnicity and Territory -- Race and Place -- Gender and Other Identities -- Emergent Cultural Geographies -- Actor-Network Theory -- Non-Representational Theory -- Materialism -- Globalization and Cultural Change -- Americanization and Globalization -- 5.3.Visualizing Geography Geographies of Protest and Care -- A Global Culture? -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- Behavior, Knowledge, and Human Environments -- Place-Making -- Territoriality -- People and Places, Insiders and Outsiders -- Experience and Meaning -- Images and Behavior -- Landscapes as Human Systems -- Ordinary Landscapes -- Conceptualization of Landscape -- Coded Spaces -- Commercial Spaces -- Sacred Spaces -- Place and Space in Modern Society -- 6.1.Geography Matters Jerusalem, the Holy City -- Globalization and Place-Making -- 6.2.Visualizing Geography The Cultural Geography of Cyberspace and Social Networking -- 6.3.Window On The World Waldkirch, Germany -- Places as Objects of Consumption -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- Patterns of Economic Development -- The Unevenness of Economic Development -- Resources and Development -- 7.1.Visualizing Geography Technological Change and Economic Development -- The Economic Structure of Countries and Regions -- Geographical Divisions of Labor -- International Trade -- 7.2.Window On The World China's Economic Development -- Interpretations of International Patterns of Development -- Regional Economic Development -- The Development of Regional Economic Cores -- The Modification of Regional Core-Periphery Patterns -- Globalization and Economic Development -- A New International Division of Labor -- A New Technology System -- Global Consumer Markets -- The Internationalization of Finance -- The Geography of Economic Globalization -- Global Assembly Lines and Supply Chains -- New Geographies of Office Employment -- 7.3.Geography Matters Wal-Mart's Economic Landscape -- The Pleasure Periphery: Tourism and Economic Development -- The Experience Economy and Place Marketing -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- Traditional Agricultural Geography -- Agricultural Practices -- Shifting Cultivation -- Intensive Subsistence Agriculture -- Pastoralism -- Agricultural Revolution and Industrialization -- The First Agricultural Revolution -- The Second Agricultural Revolution -- The Third Agricultural Revolution -- The Industrialization of Agriculture -- 8.1.Window On The World The Green Revolution and Its Contemporary Challenges -- Biotechnology and Agriculture -- 8.2.Geography Matters The Blue Revolution and Global Shrimp -- Global Change in Food Production and Consumption -- Forces of Globalization -- The Organization of the Agro-Food System -- Food Regimes and Alternative Food Movements -- Fast Food -- 8.3.Visualizing Geography The Growth of Urban Agriculture -- The Environment and Agricultural Industrialization -- The Impact of the Environment on Agriculture -- The Impact of Agriculture on the Environment -- Emerging Problems and Opportunities in the Global Food System -- Food and Health -- Genetically Modified Organisms -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- The Development of Political Geography -- The Geopolitical Model of the State -- Boundaries and Frontiers -- Geopolitics and the World Order -- States and Nations -- Russia's State and National Transformation -- Theories and Practices of States -- Imperialism and Colonialism -- 9.1.Window On The World The Arab Spring -- The New World Order and Terrorism -- 9.2.Geography Matters From the Cold War to the New World Order and the War on Terror -- International and Supranational Organizations and New Regimes of Global Governance -- Transnational Political Integration -- Globalization, Transnational Governance, and the State -- The Two-Way Street of Politics and Geography -- 9.3.Visualizing Geography The Israel-Palestine Conflict -- The Politics of Geography -- The Geography of Politics and Geographical Systems of Representation -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- Urban Geography and Urbanization -- Urbanization and Changing Human Geographies -- Studying Urbanization -- 10.1.Geography Matters Cities and Civilization -- Urban Origins -- The Roots of European Urban Expansion -- Industrialization and Urbanization -- Imperialism and Peripheral Urbanization -- Urban Systems -- City-Size Distributions, Primacy, and Centrality -- World Cities and the Global Urban System -- 10.2.The World City Network -- World Urbanization Today -- The Periphery and Semiperiphery: Overurbanization and Megacities -- The Core: Mature Metropolises -- 10.3.Window On The World The Pearl River Delta: An Extended Metropolis -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- Urban Land Use and Spatial Organization -- Accessibility and Land Use -- Territoriality, Congregation, and Segregation -- Spatial Patterns and Processes in North American Cities -- 11.1.Visualizing Geography Racial Segregation -- Immigration and Neighborhood Change -- Industry, Class, and Spatial Organization -- 11.2.Geography Matters Smart Growth versus Sprawl -- Problems of North American Cities -- European Cities -- Features of European Cities -- Urban Design and Planning -- Islamic Cities -- Cities of the Periphery: Unintended Metropolises -- The Informal Economy -- 11.3.Window On The World Dubai, United Arab Emirates -- Slums of Hope, Slums of Despair -- Transport and Infrastructure Problems -- Environmental Degradation -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged.
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GF41 H918 2010 Human ecology : GF41 I56 2005 Introducing human geographies / GF41 I619 2014 Introducing human geographies / GF41 K744h 2013 Human geography : GF41 L748t 1997 Techniques in human geography / GF41 M235g 2002 A geography of human life / GF41 M235g 2002 A geography of human life /

Rev. ed. of: Places and regions in global context : Prentice Hall, c2010

Includes bibliographical references and index

Machine generated contents note: Why Geography Matters -- Why Places Matter -- The Influence of Places -- The Meaning of Places -- Studying Human Geography -- The Basic Tools and Methods of Human Geographers -- Maps -- 1.1.Geography Matters Geographers at Work -- Geographic Information Systems (GIS) -- 1.2.Visualizing Geography, Geography and Consumer Preferences -- Spatial Analysis -- Location -- Distance -- Space -- Accessibility -- Spatial Interaction -- Regional Analysis -- Regionalization -- Landscape -- Sense of Place -- Developing a Geographical Imagination -- 1.3.Window On The World South Beach, Miami Beach -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- The Premodern World -- Hearth Areas -- The Growth of Early Empires -- The Geography of the Premodern World -- An Interdependent World Geography -- Core and Periphery in the New World System -- 2.1.Geography Matters The Diffusion of Industrialization in Europe -- Organizing the Periphery -- The Third World and Neocolonialism -- Contemporary Globalization -- Key Issues in a Globalizing World -- 2.2.Visualizing Geography Commodity Chains -- 2.3.Window On The World Worlds Apart -- Westernization and Cultural Imperialism -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- The Demographer's Toolbox -- Censuses and Vital Records -- Limitations of the Census -- Population Distribution and Structure -- Population Distribution -- 3.1.Visualizing Geography A New Sense of Identity: Race, Ethnicity, Marriage, and Birth in the Twenty-First Century United States -- Population Density and Composition -- Age-Sex Pyramids -- Population Dynamics and Processes -- 3.2.Geography Matters The Baby Boom and the Aging of the Population -- Birth (or Fertility) Rates -- Death (or Mortality) Rates -- Demographic Transition Theory -- Population Movement and Migration -- Mobility and Migration -- International Voluntary Migration -- 3.3.Window On The World Internal Displacement -- International Forced Migration -- Internal Voluntary Migration -- Internal Forced Migration -- Population Debates and Policies -- Population and Resources -- Population Policies and Programs -- Sustainable Development, Gender, and Population Issues -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- Nature as a Concept -- Nature and Society Defined -- Nature-Society Interactions -- U.S.

Environmental Philosophies and Political Views of Nature -- 4.1.Geography Matters Water Politics -- European Expansion and Globalization -- Disease and Depopulation in the Spanish Colonies -- Old World Plants and Animals in the New World -- Human Action and Recent Environmental Change -- The Impact of Energy Needs on the Environment -- 4.2.Window On The World Peak Oil -- 4.3.Visualizing Geography Global Climate Change -- The Impact of Land-Use Change on the Environment -- The Globalization of the Environment -- Global Environmental Politics -- Environmental Sustainability -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- Culture as a Geographical Process -- Building Cultural Complexes -- 5.1.Geography Matters The Culture of Hip-Hop -- Cultural Traits -- Cultural Complexes and Regions -- Cultural Systems -- Geography and Religion -- Religion and Globalization -- Geography and Language -- Culture and Society -- Culture and the Nation -- Culture and Identity -- Sexual Geographies -- 5.2.Window On The World Fashionable Veiling -- Ethnicity and Territory -- Race and Place -- Gender and Other Identities -- Emergent Cultural Geographies -- Actor-Network Theory -- Non-Representational Theory -- Materialism -- Globalization and Cultural Change -- Americanization and Globalization -- 5.3.Visualizing Geography Geographies of Protest and Care -- A Global Culture? -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- Behavior, Knowledge, and Human Environments -- Place-Making -- Territoriality -- People and Places, Insiders and Outsiders -- Experience and Meaning -- Images and Behavior -- Landscapes as Human Systems -- Ordinary Landscapes -- Conceptualization of Landscape -- Coded Spaces -- Commercial Spaces -- Sacred Spaces -- Place and Space in Modern Society -- 6.1.Geography Matters Jerusalem, the Holy City -- Globalization and Place-Making -- 6.2.Visualizing Geography The Cultural Geography of Cyberspace and Social Networking -- 6.3.Window On The World Waldkirch, Germany -- Places as Objects of Consumption -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- Patterns of Economic Development -- The Unevenness of Economic Development -- Resources and Development -- 7.1.Visualizing Geography Technological Change and Economic Development -- The Economic Structure of Countries and Regions -- Geographical Divisions of Labor -- International Trade -- 7.2.Window On The World China's Economic Development -- Interpretations of International Patterns of Development -- Regional Economic Development -- The Development of Regional Economic Cores -- The Modification of Regional Core-Periphery Patterns -- Globalization and Economic Development -- A New International Division of Labor -- A New Technology System -- Global Consumer Markets -- The Internationalization of Finance -- The Geography of Economic Globalization -- Global Assembly Lines and Supply Chains -- New Geographies of Office Employment -- 7.3.Geography Matters Wal-Mart's Economic Landscape -- The Pleasure Periphery: Tourism and Economic Development -- The Experience Economy and Place Marketing -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- Traditional Agricultural Geography -- Agricultural Practices -- Shifting Cultivation -- Intensive Subsistence Agriculture -- Pastoralism -- Agricultural Revolution and Industrialization -- The First Agricultural Revolution -- The Second Agricultural Revolution -- The Third Agricultural Revolution -- The Industrialization of Agriculture -- 8.1.Window On The World The Green Revolution and Its Contemporary Challenges -- Biotechnology and Agriculture -- 8.2.Geography Matters The Blue Revolution and Global Shrimp -- Global Change in Food Production and Consumption -- Forces of Globalization -- The Organization of the Agro-Food System -- Food Regimes and Alternative Food Movements -- Fast Food -- 8.3.Visualizing Geography The Growth of Urban Agriculture -- The Environment and Agricultural Industrialization -- The Impact of the Environment on Agriculture -- The Impact of Agriculture on the Environment -- Emerging Problems and Opportunities in the Global Food System -- Food and Health -- Genetically Modified Organisms -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- The Development of Political Geography -- The Geopolitical Model of the State -- Boundaries and Frontiers -- Geopolitics and the World Order -- States and Nations -- Russia's State and National Transformation -- Theories and Practices of States -- Imperialism and Colonialism -- 9.1.Window On The World The Arab Spring -- The New World Order and Terrorism -- 9.2.Geography Matters From the Cold War to the New World Order and the War on Terror -- International and Supranational Organizations and New Regimes of Global Governance -- Transnational Political Integration -- Globalization, Transnational Governance, and the State -- The Two-Way Street of Politics and Geography -- 9.3.Visualizing Geography The Israel-Palestine Conflict -- The Politics of Geography -- The Geography of Politics and Geographical Systems of Representation -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- Urban Geography and Urbanization -- Urbanization and Changing Human Geographies -- Studying Urbanization -- 10.1.Geography Matters Cities and Civilization -- Urban Origins -- The Roots of European Urban Expansion -- Industrialization and Urbanization -- Imperialism and Peripheral Urbanization -- Urban Systems -- City-Size Distributions, Primacy, and Centrality -- World Cities and the Global Urban System -- 10.2.The World City Network -- World Urbanization Today -- The Periphery and Semiperiphery: Overurbanization and Megacities -- The Core: Mature Metropolises -- 10.3.Window On The World The Pearl River Delta: An Extended Metropolis -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged -- Urban Land Use and Spatial Organization -- Accessibility and Land Use -- Territoriality, Congregation, and Segregation -- Spatial Patterns and Processes in North American Cities -- 11.1.Visualizing Geography Racial Segregation -- Immigration and Neighborhood Change -- Industry, Class, and Spatial Organization -- 11.2.Geography Matters Smart Growth versus Sprawl -- Problems of North American Cities -- European Cities -- Features of European Cities -- Urban Design and Planning -- Islamic Cities -- Cities of the Periphery: Unintended Metropolises -- The Informal Economy -- 11.3.Window On The World Dubai, United Arab Emirates -- Slums of Hope, Slums of Despair -- Transport and Infrastructure Problems -- Environmental Degradation -- Future Geographies -- Conclusion -- Learning Outcomes Revisited -- Key Terms -- Review and Discussion -- Unplugged.

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