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Imprints Geographical Studies of Environments and People

Imprints Geographical Studies of Environments and People
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Code: THSP-80956
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  • 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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