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World Regions in Global Context: Peoples, Places, and Environments, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

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

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 23, 2013

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World Regions in Global Context presents a strong global sensibility and an emphasis on current concerns, with models of interdependent development, spatial and social inequality, and questions of spatial justice. The authors maintain that regions are the outcomes of a set of 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 Fifth Edition discusses geographies of emerging regions, incorporates cutting-edge data visualizations and infographics, including Quick Response codes linking to online media, features a completely modernized cartography program, and much more. 

 

Table of Contents

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. Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific

 

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$72.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-87015-5