Annual Editions: Geography, 23/e

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  • Edition: 23rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/28/2009
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Annual Editions is a series of over 65 volumes, each designed to provide convenient, inexpensive access to a wide range of current articles from some of the most respected magazines, newspapers, and journals published today. Annual Editions are updated on a regular basis through a continuous monitoring of over 300 periodical sources. The articles selected are authored by prominent scholars, researchers, and commentators writing for a general audience. The Annual Editions volumes have a number of common organizational features designed to make them particularly useful in the classroom: a general introduction; an annotated table of contents; a topic guide; an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites; and a brief overview for each section. Each volume also offers an online Instructor's Resource Guide with testing materials. Using Annual Editions in the Classroom is the general instructor's guide for our popular Annual Editions series and is available in print (0073301906) or online. Visit www.mhcls.com for more details..

Table of Contents

Correlation Guide
Topic Guide
Internet References
World Map
Geography in a Changing World
Unit Overview
The Big Questions in Geography
Rediscovering the Importance of Geography
The Four Traditions of Geography
The Changing Landscape of Fear
The Geographical Dimensions of Terrorism , 2003)
The Geography of Ecosystem Services
The Agricultural Impact of Global Climate Change: How Can Developing-Country Farmers Cope?
When Diversity Vanishes
Classic Map Revisited: The Growth of Megalopolis
Human-Environment Relations
Unit Overview
A Great Wall of Waste, The Economist , August 21, 2004
In Niger, Trees and Crops Turn Back the Desert: A Poor African Nation Uses a Simple Mix to Grow Greener
Whither the World's Last Forest?
Why It's Time for a "Green New Deal"
Study Finds Humans' Effect on Oceans Comprehensive
Polar Distress
What China Can Learn from Japan on Cleaning up the Environment
The Region
Unit Overview
The Rise of India
Hints of a Comeback for Nation's First Superhighway
The Short End of the Longer Life
Never Too Late to Scramble: China in Africa, The Economist , October 28, 2006
Where Business Meets Geopolitics, The Economist , May 25, 2005
Half-Way from Rags to Riches, The Economist , April 26, 2008
Malaria: It's Not Neglected Any More (But It's Not Gone, Either)
Tsunamis: How Safe Is the United States?
Spatial Interaction and Mapping
Unit Overview
The World Is Spiky
Hurricane Hot Spots: Most Vulnerable Cities, USA Today Newspaper , June 1, 2006
Sea Change: The Transformation of the Arctic
Shaping the World to Illustrate Inequalities in Health
Deaths Outnumber Births in Third of Counties
How Much Is Your Vote Worth?
Fortune Teller
Teaching Note: The U.S. Ethanol Industry with Comments on the Great Plains, Sparks Company, Inc. and Kansas State University
Clogged Arteries
Manifest Destinations
AIDS Infects Education Systems in Africa
Population, Resources, and Socioeconomic Development
Unit Overview
Wonderful World? The Way We Live Now
What Lies Beneath
Cloud, or Silver Linings?, The Economist , July 28, 2007
Troubled Waters
Turning Oceans into Tap Water
Malthus Redux: Is Doomsday upon Us, Again?
Global Response Required: Stopping the Spread of Nuclear Weapons
A World Enslaved
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