Human Geography in Action, 4th Edition
July 2006, ©2007
Chapter 2. Layers of Tradition: Culture Regions at Different Scales.
Chapter 3. Tracking the AIDS Epidemic in the United States: Diffusion Through Space and Time.
Chapter 4. Newton's First Law of Migration: The Gravity Model.
Chapter 5. One Billion and Counting: The Hidden Momentum of Population Growth in India.
Chapter 6. Help Wanted: The Changing Geography of Jobs.
Chapter 7. Rags and Riches: The Dimensions of Development.
Chapter 8. Food for Thought: The Globalization of Agriculture.
Chapter 9. Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Market Areas and the Urban Hierarchy.
Chapter 10. Reading the Urban Landscape: Census Data and Field Observation.
Chapter 11. The Disappearing Front Range: Urban Sprawl in Colorado.
Chapter 12. Orange and Green Class? Residential Segregation in Northern Ireland.
Chapter 13. Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Nations, States, and Nation-States.
Chapter 14. Preserving the Planet: Human Impact on Environmental Systems.
- 14 stimulating chapters challenge students to collect, manipulate, display and interpret Geographic Information.
- Focuses on essential concepts; identifying the 5 to 10 most important ideas in each chapter while still including useful but brief background material.
- Designed with flexibility in mind, each chapter is freestanding while built around a cohesive instructional program.