World Regions in Global Context: Peoples, Places, and Environments, 6th edition

  • Sallie A. Marston, 
  • Paul L. Knox, 
  • Diana M. Liverman, 
  • Vincent Del Casino, 
  • Paul F. Robbins

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Overview

For courses in world regional geography.


Conceptual Exploration of World Regions and the Myriad Issues Critical to Geography Today

World Regions in Global Context presents a strong global sensibility and an emphasis on current events, with examples of interdependent development, spatial and social inequality, and questions of spatial justice. The authors maintain that regions are the outcomes of the twin forces of globalization and regionalization. Therefore, each regional chapter stresses the global systems of connection that drive unique regional processes, making regions different. By studying regions, students not only learn the critical elements of different places, but also come to understand the fundamental processes that drive change.

 

The 6th Edition is a briefer, more visual text that still maintains its conceptual rigor by addressing today’s critical geographic themes, incorporating deeper focus on sustainability issues, new human stories from the regions, cutting-edge data visualizations and infographics, including a completely modernized cartography program, and much more.

 

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Published by Pearson (December 13th 2017) - Copyright © 2017

ISBN-13: 9780134857190

Subject: Geography

Category: World & Regional Geography

Overview

1. World Regions in Global Context

2. Europe

3. The Russian Federation, Central Asia, and the Transcaucasus

4. Middle East and North Africa

5. Sub-Saharan Africa

6. The United States and Canada

7. Latin America

8. East Asia

9. South Asia

10. Southeast Asia

11. Oceania

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