An Introduction To Human-Environment Geography: Local Dynamics And Global Processes

An Introduction To Human-Environment Geography: Local Dynamics And Global Processes

An Introduction to Human-Environment Geography: Local Dynamics and Global Processes

This introductory level text explores various theoretical approaches to human-environment geography, demonstrating how local dynamics and global processes influence how we interact with our environments.

  • Introduces students to fundamental concepts in environmental geography and science
  • Explores the core theoretical traditions within the field, along with major thematic issues such as population, food and agriculture, and water resources
  • Offers an engaging and unique view of the spatial relationships between humans and their environment across geographical locations around the world
  • Includes a variety of real-world policy questions and emphasizes geography’s strong tradition of field work by featuring prominent nature-society geographers in guest field notes

Review

“This is a great textbook, which introduces students to fundamental concepts in environmental geography and science. . . It is warmly recommended to bachelor students in human ecology and to master degree students in environmental sciences and geography.”  (International Journal Environment  & Pollution, 1 October 2014)

“Contributes a much-needed geographic perspective to the burgeoning, interdiscplinary field of environmental studies...Where many environmental science texts operate from the assumption that nature is a place without humans, this book demonstrates that even forests and soils...

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