Human Geography

Understanding Social Inequality by Tim Butler,Paul Watt

By Tim Butler,Paul Watt

"This is a e-book that are supposed to be learn by way of somebody drawn to classification, inequality, poverty and politics. truly, most likely extra importantly it may be learn through those that imagine that these issues don't subject! It presents an excellent summation of the massive quantity of labor on those themes that now exists and it additionally bargains its personal detailed views on a collection of concerns which are - regardless of the claims of a few influential commentators - nonetheless relevant to the sociological firm and, certainly to political life."

- Roger Burrows, college of York

"A transparent and compelling research of the dynamics of social and spatial inequality in an period of globalisation. this is often a useful source for college students and students in sociology, human geography and the social sciences extra generally."

- Gary Bridge, college of Bristol

With the declining realization paid to social category in sociology, how will we research carrying on with and pervasive socio-economic inequality? what's the impression of modern advancements in sociology on how we must always comprehend disadvantage?

Moving past the normal dichotomies of social concept, this publication brings the research of social stratification and inequality into the twenty first century. beginning with the generally agreed 'fact' that the realm is changing into extra unequal, this booklet brings jointly the 'identity of displacement' in sociology and the 'spaces of move' of geography to teach how position has develop into an more and more very important concentration for figuring out new traits in social inquality.

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Erosions- und Verwitterungsformen im Kirchberger by Wolfgang Thoß

By Wolfgang Thoß

Projektarbeit aus dem Jahr 2016 im Fachbereich Geowissenschaften / Geographie - Regionalgeographie, , Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Schon seit jeher haben Hohlformen in unterschiedlichen Gesteinen auf Grund ihrer Auffälligkeit Menschen interessiert.
Im Kirchberger Granit wurden Hohlformen im Zeitraum zwischen 2011 und 2014 dokumentiert. Dabei wird zwischen fluviatilen Erosionen und Verwitterungsformen, den Opferkesseln im Granit, unterschieden.

Es erfolgt eine Erläuterung der wichtigsten Theorien zu ihrer Entstehung im Verlauf der letzten a hundred and fifty Jahre und der Darstellung des gegenwärtigen Wissensstandes. Ein besonderer Abschnitt beschäftigt sich mit den damit verbundenen Sagen und Mythen im deutschsprachigen Raum und speziell dem untersuchten Gebiet.

Die dokumentierten Erosions- und Verwitterungsformen (Opferkessel) werden bildlich dargestellt und kommentiert. Die Opferkessel haben unterschiedliche Formen und Abmessungen. guy trifft diese auf horizontalen, vereinzelt auch auf vertikalen Gesteinsoberflächen an. Eine Übersichtskarte zeigt die Lage der kartierten Opferkessel im Gebiet.

Abschließend werden einige Aspekte des Denkmalschutzes besprochen.

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Reforming Federal Land Management: Cutting the Gordian Knot by Allan K. Fitzsimmons

By Allan K. Fitzsimmons

For over a century, American have created legislation, strategies, targets, priorities, and ideas for federal land administration that regularly clash, contradict, and undermine one another. We now locate ourselves with inconsistent legislation, uncertain priorities, procedural mazes, and an antiquated bureaucratic constitution. methods and systems frequently bog down instead of reduction administration activities and forestall solid stewardship. the final result's a lack of public advantages and bad impression on typical assets. Allan Fitzsimmons provides a transparent argument for significant alterations and gives new principles for the way these adjustments will be finished. scholars and execs attracted to public coverage, source administration, and environmental reviews will locate this publication to be really fascinating.

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The Spatial Humanities: GIS and the Future of Humanities by David J. Bodenhamer,John Corrigan,Trevor M. Harris

By David J. Bodenhamer,John Corrigan,Trevor M. Harris

Geographic info platforms (GIS) have spurred a renewed curiosity within the impression of geographical house on human habit and cultural improvement. preferably GIS allows humanities students to find relationships of reminiscence, artifact, and adventure that exist in a selected position and throughout time. even though effectively utilized by different disciplines, efforts through humanists to use GIS and the spatial analytic technique of their stories were constrained and halting. The Spatial Humanities goals to re-orient—and maybe revolutionize—humanities scholarship by means of severely enticing the expertise and particularly directing it to the subject material of the arts. To this finish, the individuals discover the possibility of spatial equipment similar to text-based geographical research, multimedia GIS, lively maps, deep contingency, deep mapping, and the geo-spatial semantic web.

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Musées d’art et développement territorial (Espace et by Guy Baudelle,Gerhard Krauss,Jean-François Polo

By Guy Baudelle,Gerhard Krauss,Jean-François Polo

L'onde planétaire de " l'effet Guggenheim " sur Bilbao a inspiré de nombreux projets similaires visant à redynamiser par los angeles tradition des villes à los angeles peine. Est-ce los angeles bonne stratégie ? Cette réussite est-elle reproductible ? l. a. création d'un musée d'art peut-elle suffire à assurer le développement urbain ? l. a. query, complexe et multiforme, taraude les élus, les aménageurs et les chercheurs.

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Peurs dans la ville (Espace et Territoires) (French Edition) by Comby Jacques,Romanet-Da Fonseca Emmanuelle

By Comby Jacques,Romanet-Da Fonseca Emmanuelle

Ce livre met en lumière les effets des préoccupations sécuritaires sur l. a. belief, l. a. gestion et l'usage des espaces urbains. Effectué par une équipe pluridisciplinaire, il renouvelle l'approche des problèmes de l. a. ville sécuritaire. L'agglomération de Lyon, terrain d'étude, est précurseur en matière de prévention des risques. Cette étude porte sur plusieurs siècles et multiplie les approches, en tenant compte de toutes les échelles et de tous les lieux de l'agglomération ? des immeubles aux quartiers et espaces verts, du centre-ville aux banlieues.

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Rural-Urban Dynamics: Livelihoods, mobility and markets in by Jytte Agergaard,Niels Fold,Katherine Gough

By Jytte Agergaard,Niels Fold,Katherine Gough

It has more and more been recognized that rural and concrete parts are inextricably interlinked. This booklet adopts a clean method of the difficulty of rural-urban dynamics via a learn of the altering nature of livelihoods, mobility and markets in ten learn websites throughout 4 international locations of Africa and Asia. development on precise fieldwork carried out in Ghana, Tanzania, Vietnam and Thailand, the authors discover how settlements and livelihoods are being reworked as long term population and up to date migrants include new monetary actions lots of that are associated with worldwide markets.


The e-book is established round the idea of ‘frontier’ that is conceptualized as being a dynamic area the place the forces of monetary, demographic and social switch are delivered to endure. The learn websites comprise agricultural frontiers (coffee, cocoa, pineapples and clean fruit), handicraft and production frontiers, and mining frontiers (gold and diamonds). In all the instances, international price chain dynamics have performed a pivotal function in shaping neighborhood livelihoods. a few settlements are constructing into new city centres while others are struggling with a growth and bust event because of the unreliability of export markets. The similarities and alterations among the frontier settlements are drawn out via evaluating frontiers of comparable forms and by way of highlighting the theoretical and coverage implications of the findings from the entire frontier forms.


The originality of the publication lies in its mixture of conceptual readability, methodological coherence and empirical richness. by means of combining targeted empirical findings with theoretical perception from debates on livelihoods, worldwide worth chains, mobility styles, payment dynamics and rural-urban family, the publication sheds new mild on those matters inside an total framework of improvement trajectories in Africa and Asia. Given students’ and foreign organizations’ present curiosity within the spatial dimensions of financial improvement, this contribution is especially well timed with its clean geographical method of improvement matters; this e-book is a pertinent and authoritative learn for anyone researching or studying within the box of improvement.

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Synoptic and Dynamic Climatology by Andrew M. Carleton

By Andrew M. Carleton

Synoptic and Dynamic Climatology presents the 1st accomplished account of the dynamical behaviour and mechanisms of the worldwide weather approach and its parts, including a latest survey of synoptic-scale climate platforms within the tropics and extratropics, and of the equipment and functions of synoptic weather category. it's unrivalled within the scope and aspect of its contents. The paintings is carefully brand new, with broad bibliographies by means of bankruptcy. it truly is illustrated with approximately three hundred figures and plates.
*Part 1 offers an advent to the worldwide weather procedure and the space-time scales of climate and weather approaches, by way of a bankruptcy on weather facts and their analysis
*Part 2 describes and explains the features of the final flow of the worldwide surroundings and comprises the character and motives of worldwide teleconnection patterns
*Part three discusses synoptic climate platforms within the extratropics and tropics and satellite-based climatologies of synoptic beneficial properties. It additionally describes the purposes of synoptic climatology and summarises present climatic examine and its directions.

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Agrarräume und Ressourcennutzung in ökologischen by Christoph Staufenbiel

By Christoph Staufenbiel

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2007 im Fachbereich Geowissenschaften / Geographie - Regionalgeographie, word: 2,0, Universität Potsdam (Institut für Geographie), 24 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Zunächst beinhaltet das Thema meiner Hausarbeit Agrarräume sowie die davon abhängige Ressourcennutzung in ökologischen Krisengebieten hier dargestellt am Beispiel der Sahelzone. Beschrieben wird im Folgenden die Sahelzone, insbesondere die Lage, das Klima, die Böden und crops. Anschließend erfolgt eine ausführliche Auseinandersetzung mit dem challenge der Desertifikation, wobei im Anschluss die Auswirkungen derselbigen auf das Gebiet der Sahelzone dargestellt werden. Schließlich folgt zuletzt eine ausführliche Diskussion sowie Strategien zur Problemlösung meinerseits.
Methodisch wählte ich zunächst Bücher, Zeitschriften sowie aktuelle Literatur, die meinem Thema entsprachen. Darüber hinaus nutzte ich ebenfalls Beiträge sowie Diskussionen von Wissenschaftlern aus dem Internet.
Was bedeutet zunächst der Begriff Desertifikation? Gibt es für das hier gewählte ökologische Krisengebiet der Sahelzone Möglichkeiten diesen Agrarraum sinnvoll zu nutzen und diesen für die Bewohner zu einem attraktiven Lebensraum zu machen?

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The Geography of Beer: Regions, Environment, and Societies by Mark Patterson,Nancy Hoalst-Pullen

By Mark Patterson,Nancy Hoalst-Pullen

This edited assortment examines a number of the affects, relationships, and advancements beer has had from incredibly spatial views. The chapters discover the capabilities of beer and brewing from specific and infrequently overlapping old, fiscal, cultural, environmental and actual viewpoints.

Topics from authors – either geographers and non-geographers alike – have tested the impact of beer all through heritage, the migration of beer on neighborhood to international scales, the dichotomous nature of world creation and craft brewing, the neolocalism of craft beers, and the impact neighborhood geography has had on beer’s so much crucial constituents: water, starch (malt), hops, and yeast.

At the center of every bankruptcy is still the mixing of spatial views to successfully map the identification, alterations, demanding situations, styles and locales of the geographies of beer.

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