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Contemporary World Regional Geography (With World Issues CD-ROM)


Series: McGraw-Hill Key Textbooks Series

By: Michael Bradshaw, George White, Joseph Dymond and Dydia DeLyser

McGraw Hill

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #141816 | ISBN: 0071216472
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Provides a geographical study of world issues through analysis of nine world regions and the countries in each. It integrates the themes of "global connections" and "local voices" and is structured so that within each chapter the global and local tensions are discussed, as well as economic, political, cultural, social, and environmental issues. Each chapter will follow the same framework, allowing students to easily make comparisons from one world region to the next.


Chapter 1 Globalization and World Regions Global Focus: 9/11 Point-Counterpoint: Facets of Globalization Chapter 2 Human Development and World Regional Geography Global Focus: Point-counterpoint: HIV/AIDS Chapter 3 Europe Global Focus: Living in Bosnia Point-counterpoint: European Union Chapter 4 Russia and It's Neighbors Global Focus: Living in Russia Point-counterpoint: Population Policies Chapter 5 East Asia Global Focus: Hong Kong Living in Japan Point-counterpoint: Population Policies Chapter 6 Southeast Asia and South Pacific Global Focus: Singapore Living in Malaysia Point-counterpoint: Pacific Rim Chapter 7 South Asia Global Focus: Living in Pakistan Point-counterpoint: Afghanistan-Pakistan-Kashmir-India Chapter 8 Northern Africa and Southwestern Aisa Global Focus: Living in Oman (NEW) Point-counterpoint: Jews and Arabs in Israel Chapter 9 Africa South of Sahara Global Focus: Living in Rwanda Point-counterpoint: Famine in Africa Chapter 10 Latin America Global Focus: Living in Bolivia Point-counterpoint: Tropical Rain Forest Chapter 11 North America Global Focus: Living in Canada Point-counterpoint: NAFTA Chapter 12 Global Connections, Local Voices

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Bradshaw taught geography at the College of St. Mark & John (Plymouth, England) for 22 years. His research has focused on the impact of US federal programs in Appalachia.

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