Geography In America At The Dawn Of The 21st Century

Paperback | May 2, 2007

EditorGary L. Gaile, Cort J. Willmott

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Geography in America at the Dawn of the 21st Century surveys American geographers' current research in their specialty areas and tracks trends and innovations in the many subfields of geography. As such, it is both a 'state of the discipline' assessment and a topical reference. It includes anintroduction by the editors and 48 chapters, each on a specific specialty. The authors of each chapter were chosen by their specialty group of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). Based on a process of review and revision, the chapters in this volume have become truly representative of therecent scholarship of American geographers. While it focuses on work since 1990, it additionally includes related prior work and work by non-American geographers. Includes a foreword by the eminent geographer Gilbert White.

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Geography in America at the Dawn of the 21st Century surveys American geographers' current research in their specialty areas and tracks trends and innovations in the many subfields of geography. As such, it is both a 'state of the discipline' assessment and a topical reference. It includes anintroduction by the editors and 48 chapters,...

Gary L. Gaile is at Professor of Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder. Cort J. Willmott is at Professor of Geography, University of Delaware.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:848 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.74 inPublished:May 2, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199295867

ISBN - 13:9780199295869

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Table of Contents

1. 21st Century American GeographyEnvironmental Dynamics2. Biogeography3. Climate4. Cryosphere5. Geomorphology6. MountainHuman/Society Dynamics7. Cultural Geography8. Cultural Ecology9. Economic10. Environmental Perception and Behavioral Geography11. Historical Geography12. Political Geography13. Population14. Sexuality and Space15. Socialist Geography16. Transportation Geography17. Urban GeographyEnvironmental/Society Dynamics18. Human Dimensions of Global Change19. Water Resources20. Energy21. Coastal and Marine22. Contemporary Agriculture and Rural Land Use23. Rural DevelopmentGeographic Methods24. Geographic Information Science25. Remote Sensing26. Cartography27. Mathematical Modeling and Quantitative MethodsGeographers at Work28. Geography Education29. Hazards30. Medical Geography31. Military Geography32. Aging and the Aged33. Recreation, Tourism, and Sport34. Applied Geography35. History of GeographyRegional Geography36. Africa37. American Ethnic Geography38. American Indian Geography39. Asian40. Canadian Studies41. China42. European43. Latin American44. Russian, Central Eurasian, and East EuropeanValues, Rights, and Justice45. Values, Ethics, and Justice46. Human Rights47. Geographic Perspectives on Women48. Geography of Religion and Belief Systems

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`Review from previous edition This comprehensive work provides an opportunity for all to share an understanding of what professional geography in the US has become. Highly recommended.'Choice