Human Geography: The Basics
By Andrew Jones
Published April 18th 2012 by Routledge – 224 pages
Series: The Basics
Human Geography: The Basics is a concise introduction to the study of the role that humankind plays in shaping the world around us. Whether it’s environmental concerns, the cities we live in or the globalization of the economy, these are issues which affect us all. This book introduces these topics and more including:
Featuring an overview of theory, end of chapter summaries, case study boxes, further reading lists and a glossary, this book is the ideal introduction for anybody new to the study of human geography.
Introduction 1. Globalization, Environment and Development 2. States, Nations and Culture 3. Cities, Regions and Industries 4. People, Work and Mobility 5. Bodies, Practices and Identities
Professor Andrew Jones is Head of the School of Geography, Environment and Development Studies at Birkbeck, University of London. Previous publications include Dictionary of Globalization and Globalization: Key Thinkers.