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The interactions of humans with their changing environment is the main objective of thestudy of human geography. The interests of geographers range widely, but their perspective addresses the significance of place, spatiality, and landscape as the settings in which humans live. This outstanding reference workis the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and in-depth coverage of the discipline. Its sources are authoritative and international, and represent a critical overview of the range of issues that human geographers address, of the methods they use in their research, and of the relevance of human geography to the world.
Since publication of the International Encyclopedia of Human Geography in 2009 much has changed in the field. Our world is more diverse, multicultural, and multinational. The new edition embraces this diversity by design, and captures the ways in which humans share places, as well as the differences according to gender, race, nationality, location and other factors that make people and places different. Questions of, for example, politics, economics, race relations, and migration, are introduced and discussed through a geographical lens.
The first edition was celebrated as providingan authoritative overview of all aspects of the field, covering wide-ranging topics across social sciences. Thesecond editionsees an enhanced focus on key areas such as population, nature/environment andsocial, cultural and political geography.Once again it willassist the audience in their research by providing factual information, historical perspective, theoretical approaches, reviews of the literature, and provocative topical discussion to stimulate creative thinking. Ultimately, this second edition will ensure readers gain a better understanding of the issues of a diverse world via the tools of human geography.
The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, Second Edition is aneasily accessible,interdisciplinary and fully comprehensive source of information in what is afascinating discipline of social science, and is essential reading forstudents,researchers, members of the media and public policy analystsinterested in this subject.
- The most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of human geographyin one place
- Extensive scope and depth of coverage
- Emphasis on how geographers interact with, understand, and contribute to problem solving in the contemporary world and contemporary social problems
- Emphasis on how geography is relevant in a social and interdisciplinary context
|Titel:||International Encyclopedia of Human Geography|
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How humans interact with their environment is the essence of human geography. This much-loved reference work once again provide students and researchers of all levels with an interdisciplinary and truly comprehensive resource covering this fascinating discipline of social science