21st Century Geography: 21st Century Political Science, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412995981
  • ISBN-13: 9781412995986
  • DDC: 910
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 883 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released December 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Overview

Via approximately 80 entries or "mini chapters," the SAGE 21st Century Reference Series volumes on geography will highlight the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in this field ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st century. The purpose is to provide undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference source that will serve their research needs with more detailed information than encyclopedia entries but not so much jargon, detail, or density as a journal article or a research handbook chapter.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
About the Editor.
About the Contributors.
1: Physical and Environmental Geography.
2: Earth's Surface Landforms.
3: Meteorology: Forecasting the Future of Weather Prediction.
4: Applications of Weather Forecasting.
5: Weather Modification.
6: Understanding Climate History: An Eye to the Future.
7: Global Change and Geographic Thought.
8: Applications of Climatology.
9: Biogeography.
10: Water Resources and Quality.
11: Plants and Animals in Nature.
12: Human Geography.
13: Cultural/Human Geography.
14: Cultural Change and Diffusion: Geographic Patterns, Social Processes, and Contact Zones.
15: Attachment to Place.
16: Perception and Sense of Place.
17: Political Geography and National Boundaries.
18: Political Geography and Local Boundaries.
19: Nationalism.
20: Transnationalism.
21: Geographic Perspectives on Democracy and Elections.
22: Geography and National Security.
23: Geography and Migration Analysis.
24: Demographic Dimensions: Describing Populations.
25: Generational Geographies: Millennials' and Baby Boomers' Perceptions and Use of Nature.
26: Census of Population: “Panning for Gold”.
27: Population Policies, Issues, and Geography.
28: Urban Geography: Past, Present, Future.
29: World Cities: Present and Future.
30: Urban Patterns and Ethnic Diversity.
31: City and Regional Planning.
32: Geographies of Public Space.
33: Sustainable Urban Development and Transportation.
34: Urban Networks: Communications and Corporate Nodes.
35: Geography of Well-Being.
36: Women and Minorities in Geography.
37: Economy and Society: Geographic Views on Restructuring and Social Mediation.
38: Global Consumption Patterns.
39: Global Production Patterns.