Latin America in the 21st Century: Challenges and Solutions

Paperback | August 15, 2002

EditorGregory Knapp

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This book showcases the achievements of geographers in helping understand and solve major problems facing Latin America. Chapters cover a variety of topics from conservation to transportation to gender. Each chapter is written by an expert in the geography of Latin America. The chapters include case studies of recent problems or issues in Latin America and provide examples of geographic research that has helped illuminate or solve these problems.

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This book showcases the achievements of geographers in helping understand and solve major problems facing Latin America. Chapters cover a variety of topics from conservation to transportation to gender. Each chapter is written by an expert in the geography of Latin America. The chapters include case studies of recent problems or issues...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:281 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.75 inPublished:August 15, 2002Publisher:Conference of Latin AmericaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0292743475

ISBN - 13:9780292743472

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Table of Contents

Introduction (Gregory Knapp)1. North American Reflections on Latin Americanist Geography (Daniel W. Gade)2. Feeding a Growing Population on an Increasingly Fragile Planet (William E. Doolittle, Andrew Sluyter Eric P. Perramond, Phil L. Crossley, and Dean P. Lambert)3. Transportation Challenges for Latin America in the 21st Century (David J. Keeling)4. Geographies of Development in Latin America? (Anthony Bebbington)5. Mapping the Landscape of Gender: Latin Americanist Scholarship on Women (Kathleen Schroeder)6. Land Change Science: The Contributions of Latin Americanist Geographers to Global Environmental Change and Sustainability Research (Jacqueline Vadjunec, Laura Schneider, and B. L. Turner II)7. Conservation and Sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean (Karl S. Zimmerer and Eric P. Carter)8. Mapping the Landscape of Identity (Gregory Knapp and Peter Herlihy)9. Bernard Q. Nietschmann (William V. Davidson)