9780131330467

Diversity Amid Globalization: World Regions, Environment, Development

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131330467

  • ISBN10:

    0131330462

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

Diversity Amid Globalization is an exciting contemporary approach to World Regional Geography that explicitly acknowledges the geographic changes that accompany today's rapid rate of globalization. The book's unique approach gives readers access to the latest ideas, concepts and theories in geography while concurrently developing a strong foundation in the fundamentals of world regions. This book covers discussions of environmental geography, population and settlement, cultural coherence and diversity, geopolitical framework, and economic and social development. For anyone interested in world regional geography.

Table of Contents

Brief Contents
Diversity Amid Globalization
The Changing Global Environment
North America
Latin America
The Caribbean
Sub-Saharan Africa
Southwest Asia and North Africa
Europe
The Russian Domain 1 Central Asia
East Asia
South Asia
Southeast Asia
Australia and Oceania Contents
Preface
About the Authors
Text Features/Pedagogy
Teaching/Learning
Package 1 Diversity
Amid Globalization
Diversity Amid Globalization: A Geography for the Twenty-first Century
Converging Currents of Globalization
Advocates and Critics of Globalization
Diversity in a Globalizing
World Geography Matters: Environments, Regions, Landscapes
Human-Environment
Interaction Areal Differentiation and Integration Regions
Space into Place: The Cultural
Landscape Scales: Global to Local
Themes and Issues in World Regional
Geography
Population and Settlement: People on the Land Population Growth and Change
The Demographic Transition Migration
Patterns Settlement Geography
Cultural Coherence and Diversity
The Geography of Tradition and Change Culture in a Globalizing World
When Cultures Collide Language and Culture in Global
Context A Geography of World Religions
Geopolitical Framework: Fragmentation
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