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'Excellent contributions from key authors on the most pressing geographical topics of the day' Dr Michelle Newman, Coventry University
'This book serves as a bible for students who undertake human geography encompassing a rich diversity of strands' Dr Samarthia Thankappan, University of York
The fifth edition of this widely used text provides a global overview of the major topics within human geography, including food security and population, geopolitics and territory, inequality and power, production, consumption, the global financial system, governance and now a new chapter on citizenship. Substantial and comprehensively updated chapters ensure balanced treatment across the range of contemporary human geography.
Focusing on key geographical challenges facing the world in the early twenty-first century, stimulating analysis provides a thorough examination of the diverse forces that shape economies and societies. Themes, issues and links are highlighted and emphasised to present a holistic view of what the editors describe as our ... interconnected, contradictory, complex, conflict-ridden and fantastically diverse planet. All chapters are written by specialists in the field and offer original, critical and engaging perspectives.
New chapter on citizenship.
Reinforced social, economic, cultural, political and environmental coverage.
Continued emphasis on a critical approach to concepts, debates and contested topics in human geography.
Coverage of key phenomena in twenty-first century life - challenges arising from urbanization, conflict, migration and demographic shifts, economic and environmental transformations, and the significance of global governance for the environment, the oceans and the polar regions.
An Introduction to Human Geography is an essential textbook for undergraduate students taking courses in geography and related disciplines in the social sciences.
About the editors
Peter Daniels and Denis Shaw are at the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Mike Bradshaw is at the Warwick Business School, Tim Hall is at the Department of Applied Social Studies, University of Winchester and James Sidaway is at the Department of Geography, National University of Singapore.
- Illustratör: maps Illustrations
- Format: Pocket/Paperback
- ISBN: 9781292082950
- Språk: Engelska
- Antal sidor: 576
- Utgivningsdatum: 2016-05-13
- Förlag: Pearson