9780134772431

Contemporary Human Geography, Books a la Carte Edition

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    9780134772431

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 2018-02-14
  • Publisher: Pearson

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NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value; this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. For Books a la Carte editions that include MyLab™ or Mastering™, several versions may exist for each title--including customized versions for individual schools--and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a Course ID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use MyLab or Mastering platforms.


For courses in human geography.

 

What’s your map to human geography?

Contemporary Human Geography  is a modular springboard into essential human and cultural geography concepts, designed for the modern geography reader. This brief, innovative text explores contemporary human geography with a bold, visual style, with topics organized into self-contained, two-page spreads. Rubenstein’s efficient writing presents information clearly without sacrificing high-quality content.

 

The 4th Edition offers new MapMaster 2.0, which is inspired by GIS and leverages recent data from the US Census Bureau, UN, CIA, World Bank, PRB, NOAA, NASA, USGS, and more. It enables readers to analyze and critically think about data through the visualization of mapping. This can help individuals connect critical, global issues to their local geography, addressing key concepts. With thousands of maps to explore, and the ability to upload their own data, readers can fully engage with the content.

 

Also available with Mastering Geography

Mastering is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools developed to engage students and emulate the office-hour experience, Mastering personalizes learning and often improves results for each student. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult human geography concepts.


NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering™ Geography does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Geography, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.


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Author Biography

James M. Rubenstein received his PhD from Johns Hopkins University in 1975. He was Professor of Geography at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, where he taught urban and human geography, and where he helped develop the new Sustainability co-major in the Institute for the Environment & Sustainability.


He is also the author of Pearson’s The Cultural Landscape and Introduction to Contemporary Geography. He is often invited to give talks and presentations at colleges, high schools, and professional meetings.


Rubenstein works as a regional consultant for the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank and he conducts research in the automotive industry. He is often interviewed by the media on automotive and economic issues, and has published three books on the subject: The Changing US Auto Industry: A Geographical Analysis (Routledge); Making and Selling Cars: Innovation and Change in the US Auto Industry (The Johns Hopkins University Press); and Who Really Made Your Car? Restructuring and Geographic Change in the Auto Industry (W.E. Upjohn Institute, with Thomas Klier).

 

He is a semi-amateur, semi-professional painter, and displays his work at galleries in Maryland and Ohio.

 

 

Table of Contents

1. This is Geography

2. Population & Health

3. Migration

4. Folk & Popular Culture

5. Languages

6. Religions

7. Ethnicities

8. Political Geography

9. Food & Agriculture

10. Development

11. Industry

12. Services & Settlements

13. Urban Patterns

14. Resource Issues

 

 

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