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Worldminds : geographicals perspectives on 100 problems : commemorating the 100th anniversary of the association of American geographers 1904-2004, celebrating geography the next 100 years

Author: Donald G Janelle; Barney Warf; Kathy Hansen
Publisher: Dordrecht : Kluwer academic publ., cop. 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

WorldMinds provides broad exposure to a geography that is engaged with discovery, interpretation, and problem solving.


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Genre/Form: études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald G Janelle; Barney Warf; Kathy Hansen
ISBN: 1402016123 9781402016127
OCLC Number: 470495459
Notes: Bibliogr. en fin de chapitre.
Description: XXII-635 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: I Mixing Geography with Politics.- 1. Environmental Problems and International Democracy.- 2. Geographies of Power in the Post-Cold War World-System.- 3. Rural Property Rights in a Peace Process: Lessons From Mozambique.- 4. Globalization and Protest: Seattle and Beyond.- 5. Allah's Mountains: Establishing a National Park in the Central Asian Pamir.- 6. Energy, Territory, and Conflict: Place-Based Research in the Caucasus.- 7. Hidden Killers: The Problem of Landmines and Unexploded Ordinance.- 8. Evaluating the Geographic Compactness of Representational Districts.- 9. Environmental Conflict, Collaborative Solutions, and the Politics of Geographic Scale.- 10. Putting Memory in its Place: The Politics of Commemoration in the American South.- 11. Banner Headlines: The Fight Over Confederate Flags in the American South.- II Addressing Human Needs: Health and Education.- 12. Halting the AIDS Pandemic.- 13. Detecting Spatial Clusters of Cancer Mortality in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.- 14. A Geographic Approach to Identifying Disease Clusters.- 15. Mortality Rates Across Time: Does Persistence Suggest "Healthy and Unhealthy Places" in the United States?.- 16. Learning Geography in the Absence of Sight.- 17. Haptic Soundscapes: Developing Novel Multi-sensory Tools to Promote Access to Geographic Information.- 18. The Finnish Kaamos: Escapes From Short Days and Cold Winters.- 19. Applied Geography in the Provision of Educational Services.- 20. Spatial Analysis and Modeling for the School District Planning Problem.- 21. A Model for Collaborative Research: Building a Community-University Institute for Social Research.- 22. Struggling Against Illiteracy in a Global City: The New York Experience.- 23. Reaching New Standards: Geography's Return to Relevance in American Education.- III Enhancing Life in Cities.- 24. Poverty and Geographical Access to Employment: Minority Women in America's Inner Cities.- 25. Ethnic Segregation: Measurement, Causes, and Consequences.- 26. Flat Break-Ups: The British Condominium Conversion Experience.- 27. The Geography of Environmental Injustice in the Bronx, New York City.- 28. Commuting, Congestion, and Urban Transport Sustainability.- 29. Charting Urban Travelers 24-7 for Disaster Evacuation and Homeland Security.- 30. The Walking Security Index and Pedestrians' Security in Urban Areas.- 31. Clean Streets - Clean Waterways: Street Sweeping, Storm Water Runoff, and Pollution Reduction.- 32. Reclaiming Brownfield Sites: From Toxic Legacies to Sustainable Communities.- 33. Land Cover Change in the Seattle Region: Linking Patterns of Growth to Planning Efforts Through Land Cover Change Assessments.- 34. How Smart is Smart Growth? The Case of Austin, Texas.- IV Integrating Local and Global Economies.- 35. Cultural Exploration and Understanding: A Framework for Global Business.- 36. Geography in Crisis: Perspectives on the Asian Economic Crisis of the 1990s.- 37. Modeling Space for Regional Regeneration: High-tech Districts in China.- 38. Why Offshore? Exploring the Geographies of Offshore Financial Centers.- 39. U.S. Call Centers: The Undiscovered Country.- 40. Gender and Globalization: Maquila Geographies.- 41. Promoting Development in the Canadian North.- 42. U.S. Land Use and Land Cover Change: 1973-2000.- 43. Periodic Markets Now and Then.- V Maintaining Healthy Ecosystems.- 44. The Biodiversity Crisis.- 45. Biodiversity Inventory: Kamiali Wildlife Management Area.- 46. Anthropogenic Soils and Sustainability in Amazonia.- 47. Tropical Deforestation.- 48. Deforestation of the Ecuadorian Amazon: Characterizing Patterns and Associated Drivers of Change.- 49. Forest Degradation and Fragmentation Within Celaque National Park, Honduras.- 50. Human Interactions With Ecosystem Processes: Causes of Aspen Decline in the Intermountain West.- 51. The Colorado River Delta of Mexico: Endangered Species Refuge.- 52. Geographical Perspectives for Tackling Problems in Wetlands.- 53. Marine Geography in Support of "Reefs at Risk".- 54. The Oculina Banks Experimental Research Reserve: A Habitat Assessment Using Multi-Media and Internet GIS.- VI Balancing Environment with Economy.- 55. Geographers and Sustainability: A Missing Connection?.- 56. The Great Plains and the Buffalo Commons.- 57. Reducing Energy Shortages and Pollution in China: The World Bank's Coal Transport Studies.- 58. Unintended Consequences: The War on Drugs and Land Use and Cover Change in the Ecuadorian Amazon.- 59. A Geographical Perspective on Coca/Cocaine Impacts in South America.- 60. Global Environments and Rural Communities: Enhancing Community Conservation Initiatives in East Africa.- 61. Water Management in the West: Controlling the Impact of Cumulative Pond Diversions.- 62. The Conservation Reserve Program: A Solution to the Problem of Agricultural Overproduction?.- 63. It's the Overgrazing Stupid! Destruction of the Global Rangelands.- 64. Forests and Management: A Case Study in Nepal Using Remote Sensing and GIS.- VII Unmasking Dangerous Environments.- 65. Excursions Into the Toxic Past.- 66. Non-Point Sources: Historical Sedimentation and 20th-Century Geography.- 67. Spatial Analysis of Hazardous Fuels and Ecological Decadence.- 68. Closed Municipal Landfills in Texas: Using GIS to Study Their Health, Safety, and Environmental Risks and Impacts.- 69. Understanding Pesticide Misuse in Developing Countries.- 70. The Biogeographic Response to Acid Rain.- 71. Thinking Outside the Circle: Using Geographical Knowledge to Focus Environmental Risk Assessment Investigations.- 72. Paleotempestology: Geographic Solutions to Hurricane Hazard Assessment and Risk Prediction.- 73. Societal Impacts of Blizzards in the Conterminous United States, 1959-2000.- 74. Coastal Hazards and Barrier Beach Development.- 75. Bridging Hazards Geography and Political Geography: A Borderland Vulnerability Framework.- VIII Activating Physical Geography.- 76. Ecological Response to Global Climatic Change.- 77. Global Change and Assessment of the Onset of Spring.- 78. Understanding Urban Climates.- 79. Developing Heat-Warning Systems for Cities Worldwide.- 80. Using Geomorphology to Assess and Enhance Beach Habitat for Horseshoe Crabs.- 81. Reconstructing Past Watershed and Ecosystem Development in the Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada.- 82. Water Resource Development on Small Carbonate Islands: Solutions Offered by the Hydrologic Landscape Concept.- 83. The Hydrodynamic Efficiency of Non-Traditional Levee Protection Methods in the Sacramento River Delta.- 84. Reclamation of Surface Coal-Mined Lands in Northwest Colorado.- IX Mobilizing Geographic Technologies.- 85. Community Mapping as a Solution to Digital Equity.- 86. Using Historical GIS to Resolve Political Boundary Disputes Along Rivers.- 87. Toward a Participatory Geographic Information Science.- 88. Empowering Indigenous Peoples and Promoting Collaborative Natural Resource Management Through Mobile Interactive GIS (MIGIS).- 89. Towards Structured Public Involvement: Improving Community Involvement in Transportation Decision Making.- 90. GIS Evaluation for Field Dissipation in the Northern Wheat Belt.- 91. Quantitative Spatial Analysis of Remotely Sensed Imagery.- 92. Geospatial Contributions to Watershed-Scale Surface Water Quality Modeling.- 93. The Modifiable Areal Unit Problem (MAUP).- X (Re)Assessing Culture and Identity.- 94. Placing Children at the Heart of Globalization.- 95. How Do Children Use Representations of Space?.- 96. Undocumented Immigrants in the 21st Century: Perceptions of Spatial Legitimacy.- 97. `Nourishing the Soul': Geography and Matters of Meaning.- 98. The Profound Problem of Locating Humanity: The Significance and Implications of Feng-shui.- 99. Alexander von Humboldt and the Origins of Our Modern Geographical View of Earth.- 100. Natural and Cultural Landscapes: One Heritage or Two?.
Responsibility: ed. by Donald G. Janelle, Barney Warf, Kathy Hansen.
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