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Lab Manual to Accompany William Norton's Human Geography

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Edition:
8th
ISBN13:

9780195448566

ISBN10:
0195448561
Media:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/5/2013
Publisher(s):
Oxford University Press, USA
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Author Biography


Bram Noble, Professor, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Saskatchewan,Paul Hackett, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Saskatchewan,Jill Gunn, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Saskatchewan


Bram Noble is professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Saskatchewan. His research is focused primarily on environmental assessment methodology and application, and he is interested in the broad field of resource and environmental planning and management in general.

Paul Hackett is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Saskatchewan. His current research focuses on the historical and geographical patterns of the health of western Canada's First Nations.

Jill Gunn is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Saskatchewan. Her current research has focused on the integration and application of strategic environmental assessment and cumulative effects assessment on a regional basis in Canada.

Table of Contents


Introduction
1. Understanding Human Geography
Introduction
Key Concepts
Learning Objectives and Skill Development
Tools Required
A. Constructing and Validating a Mental Map
B. Field Sketch Mapping Using Scale
References
2. Space, Place, and Globalization
Introduction
Key Concepts
Learning Objectives and Skill Development
Tools Required
A. Spatial Interaction
B. Critical Distance
C. Time-Space Convergence
D. Diffusion
E. Does Geography Still Matter?
References
3. Human Impacts on the Natural Environment
Introduction
Key Concepts
Learning Objectives and Skill Development
Tools Required
Note to Instructor
A. Case Study 1: East Coast Marine Fisheries
B. Case Study 2: The North American Great Lakes
C. Managing Common Property Resources
D. Short Essay: Limits to Growth
E. Questions for Classroom Discussion
References
4. Measuring Population Growth
Introduction
Key Concepts
Learning Objectives and Skill Development
Tools Required
A. Population Pyramids
B. Dependency Ratios
C. Sex (Gender) Ratios
References
5. Population Patterns and Movement
Introduction
Key Concepts
Learning Objectives and Skill Development
Tools Required
A. Population Patterns: Mapping Density in Saskatchewan
B. Interprovincial Migration in Canada
C. Understanding Migration: A Case Study
References
6. Cultural Landscapes
Introduction
Key Concepts
Learning Objectives and Skill Development
Tools Required
A. The Metis and the Epidemiologic Transition
B. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Canada's First Nations: The Role of Culture
C. Aboriginal Languages in Canada
D. Identity in Canada
References
7. Social Well-Being
Introduction
Key Concepts
Learning Objectives and Skill Development
Tools Required
A. Food Deserts
B. Income and Food Deserts
C. Health Consequences of Food Insecurity
References
8. Political Geographies
Introduction
Key Concepts
Learning Objectives and Skill Development
Tools Required
A. Geography of the General Elections
B. Who Participates?
C. Tightening Borders
D. The Politics of Natural Resources
References
9. The Changing Agricultural Landscape
Introduction
Key Concepts
Learning Objectives and Skill Development
Tools Required
A. The Geography of Agricultural Production
B. The Changing Practice of Summer Fallow
C. Intensification of the Agricultural Industry
D. What Are Your Food Kilometres?
References
10. Urban Settlement Patterns and Impacts
Introduction
Key Concepts
Learning Objectives and Skill Development
Tools Required
A. Common Settlement Patterns
B. Settlement Patterns in Canadian Communities
C. Comparing Past and Present Suburban Development Standards
D. Urban Growth and Impacts to Natural Areas
References
11. Urban Economies and Transportation
Introduction
Key Concepts
Learning Objectives and Skill Development
Tools Required
A. Urban Retail Markets
B. Network Connectivity
C. Main Street Economic Profile
D. Main Street: Degree of Attractiveness
References
12. Understanding the Industrial Landscape
Introduction
Key Concepts
Learning Objectives and Skill Development
Tools Required
A. The Changing Canadian Labour Force
B. Industrial Location
C. Export-Processing Zones
D. Employment Multipliers
References


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