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The Challenge for Geography: A Changing World, A Changing Discipline

Series: Institute of British Geographers Special Publications

Edited By: RJ Johnston

Wiley-Blackwell

Paperback | Dec 1992 | #20604 | ISBN: 0631187146
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Hardback | Dec 1992 | #20605 | ISBN: 0631187138
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About this book

Includes chapters on: human societies and environmental change; land transformation; climate change.

A timely book which presents an excellent summary of modern ideas and of the associate literature. The Geographical Journal "A thought provoking review of the place of geographical research in the contemporary world." Ecumene


Contents

A Changing World: A Changing Discipline?: An Introduction: R. J. Johnston. Part I: A Changing World: 1. A Changing World: Introducing the Challenge: R. J. Johnston. 2. The Changing Organization of the Global Economy: Peter Dicken. 3. Social Landscapes: Continuity and Change: Susan J. Smith. 4. Ends, Geopolitics and Transitions: Graham Smith. 5. Human Societies and Environmental Change: The Long View: I. G. Simmons. 6. Land Transformation: A. S. Goudie. 7. Geographers and the Impact of Climate Change: Martin Parry. Part II: A Changing Discipline: 8. Meet the Challenge: Make the Change: R. J. Johnston. 9. Full Circle, or New Meaning for the Global: Peter J. Taylor. 10. Changing Ourselves: A Geography of Position: Peter Jackson. 11. Desiderata for Geography: An Institutional View from the United States: Ronald F. Abler. Index.

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