An Introduction to Human Geography (5th Revised edition)

An Introduction to Human Geography (5th Revised edition)

By: Peter Daniels (author), Michael Bradshaw (author), Denis Shaw (author), Tim Hall (author), James D. Sidaway (author)Paperback

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The fifth edition of this widely used text provides a global overview of the major topics within human geography, including food security and population, geopolitics and territory, inequality and power, production, consumption, the global financial system, governance and now a new chapter on citizenship. Substantial and comprehensively updated chapters ensure balanced treatment across the range of contemporary human geography.

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Peter Daniels and Denis Shaw are at the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham. Mike Bradshaw is at the Warwick Business School. Tim Hall is at the Department of Applied Social Studies, University of Winchester James Sidaway is at the Department of Geography, National University of Singapore


Contributors Acknowledgements Introduction Geography: finding your way in the world Section 1 Worlds in the past: changing scales of experience and past worlds in the present 1 Pre-capitalist worlds 2 The rise and spread of capitalism 3 The making of the twentieth- and twentyfirst-century world Section 2 Population, resources, food, the environment and development 4 Demographic transformations 5 Resources, energy and development 6 The environment and environmentalism 7 Food security 8 Worlds apart? The changing geographies of global development Section 3 Society, settlement and culture 9 Cities: urban worlds 10 Urban segregation and social inequality 11 Changing rural worlds - a global view 12 Social constructions of nature 2 13 Geography, culture and global change Section 4 Production, exchange and consumption 14 Geographies of the economy 15 Geographies of food production 16 The geographies of global production networks 17 Service economies, spatial divisions of expertise and the second global shift 18 Geographies of money, finance and crisis 19 Consumption and its geographies Section 5 Political geographies: geopolitics, territory, states, citizenship and governance 20 Geopolitical traditions 21 Territory, space and society 22 The place of the nation-state 23 The geographies of citizenship 24 Global governance Glossary Bibliography Index

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  • publication date: 13/05/2016
  • ISBN13: 9781292082950
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 576
  • ID: 9781292082950
  • weight: 1338
  • ISBN10: 129208295X
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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