Human Geography: A Concise Introduction (Short Introductions to Geography)

By Mark Boyle

Utilizing the tale of the “West and the area” as its backdrop, this e-book presents for starting scholars a transparent and concise creation to Human Geography, together with its key recommendations, seminal thinkers and their theories, modern debates, and celebrated case studies.

  • Introduces and applies the fundamental innovations of human geography in transparent, concise, and interesting prose
  • Explores the importance of the increase, reign, and faltering of the West from round the 15th century within the shaping of the most important demographic, environmental, social, fiscal, political, and cultural approaches lively on the planet today
  • Addresses very important thinkers, debates, and theories in an available demeanour with a spotlight on discerning the inherent Western bias in human geographical ideas
  • Incorporates case reviews that discover human geographies that are being made in either Western and non Western areas, together with Latin the USA, Africa and Asia.
  • Is written which will be available to scholars and includes bankruptcy studying targets, checklists of key principles, bankruptcy essay questions, zoom in packing containers, suggestions for extra examining and a booklet glossary.
  • Accompanied by way of an internet site at www.wiley.com/go/boyle that includes, for college students, instructional routines, bonus zoom in containers, hyperlinks to extra studying assets and biographies of key thinkers, and for teachers, extra essay questions, a number of selection examination questions, and ppt lecture slides for every chapter.

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By Mark Boyle

Utilizing the tale of the “West and the area” as its backdrop, this e-book presents for starting scholars a transparent and concise creation to Human Geography, together with its key recommendations, seminal thinkers and their theories, modern debates, and celebrated case studies.

  • Introduces and applies the fundamental innovations of human geography in transparent, concise, and interesting prose
  • Explores the importance of the increase, reign, and faltering of the West from round the 15th century within the shaping of the most important demographic, environmental, social, fiscal, political, and cultural approaches lively on the planet today
  • Addresses very important thinkers, debates, and theories in an available demeanour with a spotlight on discerning the inherent Western bias in human geographical ideas
  • Incorporates case reviews that discover human geographies that are being made in either Western and non Western areas, together with Latin the USA, Africa and Asia.
  • Is written which will be available to scholars and includes bankruptcy studying targets, checklists of key principles, bankruptcy essay questions, zoom in packing containers, suggestions for extra examining and a booklet glossary.
  • Accompanied by way of an internet site at www.wiley.com/go/boyle that includes, for college students, instructional routines, bonus zoom in containers, hyperlinks to extra studying assets and biographies of key thinkers, and for teachers, extra essay questions, a number of selection examination questions, and ppt lecture slides for every chapter.

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Transmission of Financial Crises and Contagion:: A Latent Factor Approach (CERF Monographs on Finance and the Economy)

By Mardi Dungey, Renee A. Fry, Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo

Monetary crises frequently transmit throughout geographical borders and various asset sessions. Modeling those interactions is empirically demanding, and plenty of of the proposed equipment provide diverse effects while utilized to an analogous facts units. during this e-book the authors set out their paintings on a common framework for modeling the transmission of monetary crises utilizing latent issue versions. They convey how their framework includes a variety of different empirical contagion versions and why the implications among the versions fluctuate. The e-book builds a framework which starts from contemplating contagion within the bond markets in the course of 1997-1998 throughout a couple of nations, and culminates in a version which encompasses a number of resources throughout a number of nations via over a decade of quandary occasions from East Asia in 1997-1998 to the sub top drawback in the course of 2008. software code to aid implementation of comparable types is available.

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By Mardi Dungey, Renee A. Fry, Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo

Monetary crises frequently transmit throughout geographical borders and various asset sessions. Modeling those interactions is empirically demanding, and plenty of of the proposed equipment provide diverse effects while utilized to an analogous facts units. during this e-book the authors set out their paintings on a common framework for modeling the transmission of monetary crises utilizing latent issue versions. They convey how their framework includes a variety of different empirical contagion versions and why the implications among the versions fluctuate. The e-book builds a framework which starts from contemplating contagion within the bond markets in the course of 1997-1998 throughout a couple of nations, and culminates in a version which encompasses a number of resources throughout a number of nations via over a decade of quandary occasions from East Asia in 1997-1998 to the sub top drawback in the course of 2008. software code to aid implementation of comparable types is available.

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Environmental Values (Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts)

We reside in a global faced by way of mounting environmental problems; increasing international deforestation and desertification, lack of species range, toxins and worldwide warming. In daily life humans mourn the lack of valued landscapes and concrete areas. Underlying those difficulties are conflicting priorities and values. but dominant methods to policy-making look ill-equipped to seize a number of the ways that the surroundings issues to us.

Environmental Values introduces readers to those matters by means of featuring, after which difficult, dominant ways to environmental decision-making, one from environmental economics, the opposite from environmental philosophy. The authors current a sustained case for wondering the underlying moral theories of either one of those traditions. They protect a pluralistic replacement rooted within the wealthy daily relatives of people to the environments they inhabit, delivering a course for integrating human wishes with environmental security via an knowing of the narrative and background of specific locations. The booklet examines the consequences of this process for coverage concerns akin to biodiversity conservation and sustainability.

Written in a transparent and obtainable variety for an interdisciplinary viewers, this quantity may be perfect for scholar use in environmental classes in geography, economics, philosophy, politics and sociology.

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We reside in a global faced by way of mounting environmental problems; increasing international deforestation and desertification, lack of species range, toxins and worldwide warming. In daily life humans mourn the lack of valued landscapes and concrete areas. Underlying those difficulties are conflicting priorities and values. but dominant methods to policy-making look ill-equipped to seize a number of the ways that the surroundings issues to us.

Environmental Values introduces readers to those matters by means of featuring, after which difficult, dominant ways to environmental decision-making, one from environmental economics, the opposite from environmental philosophy. The authors current a sustained case for wondering the underlying moral theories of either one of those traditions. They protect a pluralistic replacement rooted within the wealthy daily relatives of people to the environments they inhabit, delivering a course for integrating human wishes with environmental security via an knowing of the narrative and background of specific locations. The booklet examines the consequences of this process for coverage concerns akin to biodiversity conservation and sustainability.

Written in a transparent and obtainable variety for an interdisciplinary viewers, this quantity may be perfect for scholar use in environmental classes in geography, economics, philosophy, politics and sociology.

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Protecting the Commons: A Framework For Resource Management In The Americas

Commons -- lands, waters, and assets that aren't legally owned and regulated by way of a unmarried inner most entity, equivalent to ocean and coastal components, the ambience, public lands, freshwater aquifers, and migratory species -- are an more and more contentious factor in source administration and overseas affairs.Protecting the Commons presents a major analytical framework for figuring out commons concerns and for designing regulations to accommodate them. The manufactured from a symposium convened by means of the medical Committee on difficulties of our environment (SCOPE) to mark the thirtieth anniversary of Garrett Hardin's seminal essay “The Tragedy of the Commons” the booklet brings jointly top students and researchers on commons concerns to supply either conceptual historical past and research of the evolving clinical figuring out on commons assets. The e-book: offers a concise replace on commons use and scholarship deals 11 case stories of commons, tested during the lens supplied via best commons theorist Elinor Ostrom presents a overview of instruments similar to Geographic details platforms which are important for decision-making examines environmental justice matters correct to commons .Contributors contain Alpina Begossi, William Blomquist, Joanna Burger, Tim Clark, Clark Gibson, Michael Gelobter, Michael Gochfeld, Bonnie McCay, Pamela Matson, Richard Norgaard, Elinor Ostrom, David Policansky, Jeffrey Richey, Jose Sarukhan, and Edella Schlager.Protecting the Commons represents a landmark examine of commons concerns that provides research and history from fiscal, criminal, social, political, geological, and organic views. it is going to be crucial examining for someone thinking about commons and commons assets, together with scholars and students of environmental coverage and economics, public wellbeing and fitness, overseas affairs, and similar fields.

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Commons -- lands, waters, and assets that aren't legally owned and regulated by way of a unmarried inner most entity, equivalent to ocean and coastal components, the ambience, public lands, freshwater aquifers, and migratory species -- are an more and more contentious factor in source administration and overseas affairs.Protecting the Commons presents a major analytical framework for figuring out commons concerns and for designing regulations to accommodate them. The manufactured from a symposium convened by means of the medical Committee on difficulties of our environment (SCOPE) to mark the thirtieth anniversary of Garrett Hardin's seminal essay “The Tragedy of the Commons” the booklet brings jointly top students and researchers on commons concerns to supply either conceptual historical past and research of the evolving clinical figuring out on commons assets. The e-book: offers a concise replace on commons use and scholarship deals 11 case stories of commons, tested during the lens supplied via best commons theorist Elinor Ostrom presents a overview of instruments similar to Geographic details platforms which are important for decision-making examines environmental justice matters correct to commons .Contributors contain Alpina Begossi, William Blomquist, Joanna Burger, Tim Clark, Clark Gibson, Michael Gelobter, Michael Gochfeld, Bonnie McCay, Pamela Matson, Richard Norgaard, Elinor Ostrom, David Policansky, Jeffrey Richey, Jose Sarukhan, and Edella Schlager.Protecting the Commons represents a landmark examine of commons concerns that provides research and history from fiscal, criminal, social, political, geological, and organic views. it is going to be crucial examining for someone thinking about commons and commons assets, together with scholars and students of environmental coverage and economics, public wellbeing and fitness, overseas affairs, and similar fields.

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Whose Hands Are These?: A Community Helper Guessing Book

By Miranda Paul

In case your fingers can combine and mash, what task may you will have? What in the event that your palms succeed in, wrench, yank, and crank? The arms during this book—and the folk hooked up to them—do all types of invaluable paintings. And jointly, those helpers make their neighborhood a secure and enjoyable position to dwell. As you learn, preserve a watch out for group individuals who make repeat appearances! are you able to bet all of the jobs in line with the activities of those busy fingers?

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By Miranda Paul

In case your fingers can combine and mash, what task may you will have? What in the event that your palms succeed in, wrench, yank, and crank? The arms during this book—and the folk hooked up to them—do all types of invaluable paintings. And jointly, those helpers make their neighborhood a secure and enjoyable position to dwell. As you learn, preserve a watch out for group individuals who make repeat appearances! are you able to bet all of the jobs in line with the activities of those busy fingers?

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Imaginary Cities

Encouraged through the surreal bills of the explorer and 'man of 1000000 lies' Marco Polo, Imaginary towns charts the city and the mind's eye, and the symbiosis therein. a piece of artistic nonfiction, the e-book roams via house, time and hazard, mapping towns of sound, melancholia and the afterlife, the place time runs backwards or which drift one of the clouds. In doing so, Imaginary towns seeks to maneuver past the cliches of psychogeography and hauntology, not to easily revisit the city earlier, or our dating with it, yet to invade and reinvent it. Following within the lineage of Borges, Calvino, Chris Marker and Kenneth White, the ebook examines town from international macrocosm to the microcosm of its population' views. It proceeds via opium goals, sea voyages, the hallucinations of prisoners, nocturnal decadence, very unlikely Soviet skyscrapers, marauding golems, subterranean civilisations, apocalyptic prophecies and the paintings of architectural visionaries comparable to Antonio Sant'Elia, Archigram and Buckminster Fuller. It rethinks the guidelines of utopias and dystopias, city exploration, alienation and resistance.It claims that the Situationists lacked ambition after they instructed, "Beneath the paving stones, the seashore. " in its place, underneath the paving stones, we could manage to determine the whole universe. Imaginary towns demonstrates that every urban dreamt up by way of artists, writers, architects and lunatics has a real-life similar and that the good Marco Polo used to be no liar. Imaginary towns needn't easily exist in fiction or the brain. We already inhabit them.

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Encouraged through the surreal bills of the explorer and 'man of 1000000 lies' Marco Polo, Imaginary towns charts the city and the mind's eye, and the symbiosis therein. a piece of artistic nonfiction, the e-book roams via house, time and hazard, mapping towns of sound, melancholia and the afterlife, the place time runs backwards or which drift one of the clouds. In doing so, Imaginary towns seeks to maneuver past the cliches of psychogeography and hauntology, not to easily revisit the city earlier, or our dating with it, yet to invade and reinvent it. Following within the lineage of Borges, Calvino, Chris Marker and Kenneth White, the ebook examines town from international macrocosm to the microcosm of its population' views. It proceeds via opium goals, sea voyages, the hallucinations of prisoners, nocturnal decadence, very unlikely Soviet skyscrapers, marauding golems, subterranean civilisations, apocalyptic prophecies and the paintings of architectural visionaries comparable to Antonio Sant'Elia, Archigram and Buckminster Fuller. It rethinks the guidelines of utopias and dystopias, city exploration, alienation and resistance.It claims that the Situationists lacked ambition after they instructed, "Beneath the paving stones, the seashore. " in its place, underneath the paving stones, we could manage to determine the whole universe. Imaginary towns demonstrates that every urban dreamt up by way of artists, writers, architects and lunatics has a real-life similar and that the good Marco Polo used to be no liar. Imaginary towns needn't easily exist in fiction or the brain. We already inhabit them.

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Coast: Our Island Story: A Journey of Discovery Around Britain and Ireland

Coast is certainly one of Britain's best-loved television sequence, frequently attracting a viewership of over 3.5 million. it's also a best-selling e-book sequence, yet this is often the 1st publication to be written via a Coast presenter and supplying tales from each sequence and extra, to create the definitive consultant to our sea coast. Nicholas Crane brings his geographer's eye and love of the British panorama to take you on a captivating trip alongside our sea coast. either a party of and reference advisor to the the coast, Nick attracts on the entire parts that experience made the sequence so successful, from neighborhood background to nationwide safeguard, forts and ports, fishermen and artists, sacred constructions and exact cartography, in addition to taking in iconic landmarks, seashore vacations and, in fact, flora and fauna. Nick's evocative prose and vast wisdom infuse this e-book, which mixed with colour plate sections, make this an unmissable buy for all enthusiasts of the British coast.

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Coast is certainly one of Britain's best-loved television sequence, frequently attracting a viewership of over 3.5 million. it's also a best-selling e-book sequence, yet this is often the 1st publication to be written via a Coast presenter and supplying tales from each sequence and extra, to create the definitive consultant to our sea coast. Nicholas Crane brings his geographer's eye and love of the British panorama to take you on a captivating trip alongside our sea coast. either a party of and reference advisor to the the coast, Nick attracts on the entire parts that experience made the sequence so successful, from neighborhood background to nationwide safeguard, forts and ports, fishermen and artists, sacred constructions and exact cartography, in addition to taking in iconic landmarks, seashore vacations and, in fact, flora and fauna. Nick's evocative prose and vast wisdom infuse this e-book, which mixed with colour plate sections, make this an unmissable buy for all enthusiasts of the British coast.

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You Are Here: Why We Can Find Our Way to the Moon, but Get Lost in the Mall

By Colin Ellard

An eye-opening exploration of the fascinating and sometimes counter-intuitive technological know-how of human navigation and adventure of place.

In the age of GPS and iPhones, humans it's going to look have mastered the artwork of course, yet does the necessity for those units sign anything else—that as a species we're really hopelessly misplaced. In fact we've crammed our global with symptoms and arrows. We still wander off within the mall, or a maze of cubicles. What does this say approximately us? Drawing on his exhaustive examine, Professor Collin Ellard illuminates how people are disconnected from our international and what this suggests, not only for a way we get from A to B, but in addition for a way we build our towns, our places of work, our houses, or even our lives.

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By Colin Ellard

An eye-opening exploration of the fascinating and sometimes counter-intuitive technological know-how of human navigation and adventure of place.

In the age of GPS and iPhones, humans it's going to look have mastered the artwork of course, yet does the necessity for those units sign anything else—that as a species we're really hopelessly misplaced. In fact we've crammed our global with symptoms and arrows. We still wander off within the mall, or a maze of cubicles. What does this say approximately us? Drawing on his exhaustive examine, Professor Collin Ellard illuminates how people are disconnected from our international and what this suggests, not only for a way we get from A to B, but in addition for a way we build our towns, our places of work, our houses, or even our lives.

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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics

By Tim Marshall

All leaders are restricted through geography. Their offerings are constrained by means of mountains, rivers, seas and urban. sure, to appreciate global occasions you must comprehend humans, principles and movements...but in the event you do not know geography, you will by no means have the total picture.; to appreciate Putin's activities, for instance, it's necessary to give some thought to that, to be an international energy, Russia should have a army. And if its ports freeze for 6 months every year then it should have entry to a hot water port - for this reason, the annexation of Crimea was once your best option for Putin. to appreciate the center East, it's important to grasp that geography is explanation why international locations have logically been formed as they're - and it's because invented nations (e.g. Syria, Iraq, Libya) won't continue to exist as kingdom states.; unfold over ten chapters (covering Russia; China; the united states; Latin the US; the center East; Africa; India and Pakistan; Europe; Japan and Korea; and Greenland and the Arctic), utilizing maps, essays and sometimes the non-public studies of the generally travelled writer, Prisoners of Geography seems to be on the earlier, current and destiny to provide an important advisor to at least one of the most important making a choice on elements in global background.

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By Tim Marshall

All leaders are restricted through geography. Their offerings are constrained by means of mountains, rivers, seas and urban. sure, to appreciate global occasions you must comprehend humans, principles and movements...but in the event you do not know geography, you will by no means have the total picture.; to appreciate Putin's activities, for instance, it's necessary to give some thought to that, to be an international energy, Russia should have a army. And if its ports freeze for 6 months every year then it should have entry to a hot water port - for this reason, the annexation of Crimea was once your best option for Putin. to appreciate the center East, it's important to grasp that geography is explanation why international locations have logically been formed as they're - and it's because invented nations (e.g. Syria, Iraq, Libya) won't continue to exist as kingdom states.; unfold over ten chapters (covering Russia; China; the united states; Latin the US; the center East; Africa; India and Pakistan; Europe; Japan and Korea; and Greenland and the Arctic), utilizing maps, essays and sometimes the non-public studies of the generally travelled writer, Prisoners of Geography seems to be on the earlier, current and destiny to provide an important advisor to at least one of the most important making a choice on elements in global background.

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Introducing Globalization: Ties, Tensions, and Uneven Integration

By Matthew Sparke

Designed in particular for introductory globalization classes, Introducing Globalization is helping scholars to boost proficient critiques approximately globalization, inviting them to develop into members instead of simply passive learners.

  • Identifies and explores the key monetary, political and social ties that include modern worldwide interdependency
  • Examines a vast sweep of issues, from the increase of transnational agencies and worldwide commodity chains, to worldwide wellbeing and fitness demanding situations and regulations, to problems with employee unity and worldwide hard work markets, via to rising kinds of worldwide mobility by means of either enterprise elites and their critics
  • Written by means of an award-winning instructor, and more desirable all through by means of various empirical examples, maps, tables, a longer bibliography, word list of key phrases, and recommendations for extra analyzing and scholar research
  • Supported by way of extra net assets – to be had upon ebook at www.wiley.com/go/sparke – including hot hyperlinks to information stories, examples of globalization and different illustrative websites, and archived examples of scholar projects

Engage with fellow readers of Introducing Globalization at the book's fb web page at www.facebook.com/IntroducingGlobalization, or study extra approximately this subject through enrolling within the unfastened Coursera path Globalization and also you at www.coursera.org/course/globalization

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By Matthew Sparke

Designed in particular for introductory globalization classes, Introducing Globalization is helping scholars to boost proficient critiques approximately globalization, inviting them to develop into members instead of simply passive learners.

  • Identifies and explores the key monetary, political and social ties that include modern worldwide interdependency
  • Examines a vast sweep of issues, from the increase of transnational agencies and worldwide commodity chains, to worldwide wellbeing and fitness demanding situations and regulations, to problems with employee unity and worldwide hard work markets, via to rising kinds of worldwide mobility by means of either enterprise elites and their critics
  • Written by means of an award-winning instructor, and more desirable all through by means of various empirical examples, maps, tables, a longer bibliography, word list of key phrases, and recommendations for extra analyzing and scholar research
  • Supported by way of extra net assets – to be had upon ebook at www.wiley.com/go/sparke – including hot hyperlinks to information stories, examples of globalization and different illustrative websites, and archived examples of scholar projects

Engage with fellow readers of Introducing Globalization at the book's fb web page at www.facebook.com/IntroducingGlobalization, or study extra approximately this subject through enrolling within the unfastened Coursera path Globalization and also you at www.coursera.org/course/globalization

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