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Gratis frakt inom Sverige över 159 kr för privatpersoner.'Excellent contributions from key authors on the most pressing geographical topics of the day' Dr Michelle Newman, Coventry University
'This book serves as a bible for students who undertake human geography encompassing a rich diversity of strands' Dr Samarthia Thankappan, University of York
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.
Focusing on key geographical challenges facing the world in the early twenty-first century, stimulating analysis provides a thorough examination of the diverse forces that shape economies and societies. Themes, issues and links are highlighted and emphasised to present a holistic view of what the editors describe as our ... interconnected, contradictory, complex, conflict-ridden and fantastically diverse planet. All chapters are written by specialists in the field and offer original, critical and engaging perspectives.
New chapter on citizenship.
Reinforced social, economic, cultural, political and environmental coverage.
Continued emphasis on a critical approach to concepts, debates and contested topics in human geography.
Coverage of key phenomena in twenty-first century life - challenges arising from urbanization, conflict, migration and demographic shifts, economic and environmental transformations, and the significance of global governance for the environment, the oceans and the polar regions.
An Introduction to Human Geography is an essential textbook for undergraduate students taking courses in geography and related disciplines in the social sciences.
About the editors
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 and James Sidaway is at the Department of Geography, National University of Singapore.
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John Bryson, Peter Daniels, Barney Warf
As the twenty-first century begins, significant changes are occurring in the way that services and goods are produced and consumed. One of the key drivers of this change is information and communications technology (ICT). It has transformed the ro...
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
Geography: finding your way in the world
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