Population Geography

Author: K. Bruce Newbold
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442265329
Size: 49.61 MB
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This text provides a comprehensive introduction to population geography, grounding students in the tools and techniques that are commonly used to describe and understand population concepts. Arguing that an understanding of population is essential to prepare for the future, Newbold provides undergraduates with a thorough grasp of the field.

Human Geography

Author: Mark Boyle
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118451503
Size: 44.57 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Using the story of the rise and faltering of the West as its backdrop, this book provides for beginning students a clear and concise introduction to Human Geography, including its threshold concepts, key thinkers and their theories, contemporary debates, and celebrated case studies. Introduces and applies the basic concepts of human geography in clear, concise, and engaging prose Addresses important thinkers, debates, and theories in an accessible manner with a focus on discerning the inherent Western bias in these ideas Incorporates case studies that explore human geographies which are being made in non western regions, including Asia, the Middle East, and South America Offers an array of student resources, including learning objectives, checklists of key ideas, further exploration boxes, glossaries, end-of-chapter essay questions, and suggestions for further reading Accompanied by a website at www.wiley.com/go/boyle (available on publication) featuring additional quizzes, questions, resources, and podcasts for students, alongside chapter-by-chapter PowerPoint slides for instructors Explores the significance of the ascendance (and degeneration?) of the West since around the fifteenth century in the shaping of the key demographic, environmental, social, economic, political, and cultural processes active in the world today

21st Century Geography

Author: Joseph P. Stoltman
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 141297464X
Size: 45.39 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This is a theoretical and practical guide on how to undertake and navigate advanced research in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Environment And Society

Author: Paul Robbins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118451554
Size: 19.94 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Substantially updated for the second edition, this engaging and innovative introduction to the environment and society uses key theoretical approaches to explore familiar objects. Features substantial revisions and updates for the second edition, including new chapters on E waste, mosquitoes and uranium, improved maps and graphics, new exercises, shorter theory chapters, and refocused sections on environmental solutions Discusses topics such as population and scarcity, commodities, environmental ethics, risks and hazards, and political economy and applies them to objects like bottled water, tuna, and trees Accessible for students, and accompanied by in-book and online resources including exercises and boxed discussions, an online test bank, notes, suggested reading, and website links for enhanced understanding Offers additional online support for instructors, including suggested teaching models, PowerPoint slides for each chapter with full-color graphics, and supplementary images and teaching material

Without Fear And With A Manly Heart

Author: L. Iris Newbold
ISBN: 9781771123457
Size: 59.61 MB
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Letters and diaries of Private James Herbert Gibson during the First World War tracing his enlistment, service, and recovery, and the lasting implications of the war on his livelihood.


Author: James Joyce
Size: 69.55 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Senior Geography

ISBN: 9780170102315
Size: 28.49 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Geographical tools and methods - Biophysical interactions including case studies in the Netherlands and the mountains of Bolivia - Investigating geographical issues including land clearing and development on coasts - Global challenges - Population geography - Cultural integration - Political geography - Developmental and political, geography - Natural resource use.

Key Methods In Geography

Author: Nicholas Clifford
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446243633
Size: 13.61 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Its range is far broader than the majority of methods texts, being concerned with both human and physical geography... Given the seriousness with which Key Methods in Geography approaches all aspects of research, it will continue to find wide favour among undergraduate geographers." - Times Higher Education Textbook Guide "All geographers, whatever their interest, need to do research. This book will help them get started in the best possible way, with thoughtful advice on everything from project design, through choice of methods, to data analysis and presentation. The editors have assembled an impressive array of authors, all experts in their chosen field." - Tim Burt, University of Durham "Excellent book. Valuable teaching aid. Well written and covers a wide range of methods thoroughly." - Sue Rodway-Dyer, Exeter University "This is an excellent book and deals with a number of topics (which I teach) outside of the tutorial module where it is a recommended text for geographers. A very useful textbook throughout a 3 year Geography programme." - Ian Harris, Bangor University Key Methods in Geography is an introduction to the principal methodological issues involved in the collection, analysis and presentation of geographical information. It is unique in the reference literature for providing an overview of qualitative and quantitative methods for human and physical geography. An accessible primer, it will be used by students as a reference throughout their degree, on all issues from research design to presentation. This second edition has been fully revised and updated and includes new chapters on internet mediated research, diaries as a research method, making observations and measurements in the field, and the analysis of natural systems. Organized into four sections: Getting Started in Geographical Research; Generating and Working with Data in Human Geography; Generating and Working with Data in Physical Geography; Representing and Interpreting Geographical Data; each chapter comprises: A short definition A summary of the principal arguments A substantive 5,000-word discussion Use of real-life examples Annotated notes for further reading. The teaching of research methods is integral to all geography courses: Key Methods in Geography, 2nd Edition explains all of the key methods with which geography undergraduates must be conversant.