An Introduction to Human Geography (5e) : 9781292082950

An Introduction to Human Geography (5e)

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The 5th edition of this widely used text provides a global overview of the major topics within human geography, including food security and population, geopolitics and territory, inequality and power, production, consumption, the global financial system, governance and now a new chapter on citizenship. Substantial and comprehensively updated chapters ensure balanced treatment across the range of contemporary human geography.

Table of contents
  • Contributors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Geography: finding your way in the world
  • Section 1
  • Worlds in the past: changing scales of experience and past worlds in the present
  • 1 Pre-capitalist worlds
  • 2 The rise and spread of capitalism
  • 3 The making of the twentieth- and twentyfirst-century world
  • Section 2 Population, resources, food, the environment and development
  • 4 Demographic transformations
  • 5 Resources, energy and development
  • 6 The environment and environmentalism
  • 7 Food security
  • 8 Worlds apart? The changing geographies of global development
  • Section 3 Society, settlement and culture
  • 9 Cities: urban worlds
  • 10 Urban segregation and social inequality
  • 11 Changing rural worlds – a global view
  • 12 Social constructions of nature 2
  • 13 Geography, culture and global change
  • Section 4 Production, exchange and consumption
  • 14 Geographies of the economy
  • 15 Geographies of food production 
  • 16 The geographies of global production networks
  • 17 Service economies, spatial divisions of expertise and the second global shift
  • 18 Geographies of money, finance and crisis 
  • 19 Consumption and its geographies
  • Section 5 Political geographies: geopolitics, territory, states, citizenship and governance
  • 20 Geopolitical traditions
  • 21 Territory, space and society
  • 22 The place of the nation-state
  • 23 The geographies of citizenship
  • 24 Global governance
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index
Author biography

Peter Daniels and Denis Shaw are at the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham.

Mike Bradshaw is at the Warwick Business School.

Tim Hall is at the Department of Applied Social Studies, University of Winchester

James Sidaway is at the Department of Geography, National University of Singapore