- This book will develop students' knowledge, understanding, skills, attitudes and values about the world in which they live.
- The major emphasis is on international studies and additional Australian sample studies.
The themes discussed include:
- the biosphere - the living earth
- protection of threatened habitats
- waste management and recycling
- women in urban space
- changing patterns in cities of the 1990s
- the 'haves' and 'have-nots' - global and regional inequalities
- development issues and appropriate technology
- the geography of conflict.
- Geography today encompasses social and ethical issues as well as geographical skills.
- Imprints aims to help students acquire an environmental ethic, empathy with people from different societies, as well as intellectual and social skills.
- It also extends students' literacy and numeracy skills.
- To achieve this, an appropriate geographical vocabulary has been introduced.
- A large number of maps, diagrams, graphs, tables and photographs are an important source of information and an integral part of the text.
- Activities accompany each topic to test students' understanding, and to develop their skills of observation and interpretation.
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