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Geographies of global change : remapping the world
Johnston, R. J. (Ronald John)
Second edition.
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Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2002.
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xix, 518 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
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This volume provides students with a series of critical insights into the economic, political, social, cultural and ecological dimensions of change at every geographical scale from the global to the local.

Author Notes

Ron Johnston is Professor of Geography in the School of Geographical Sciences at the University of Bristol.

Peter J. Taylor is Professor of Geography at the University of Loughborough.

Michael Watts is Chancellor's Professor of Geography and Director of the Institute of International Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Contributors
1 Geography/GlobalizationPeter J. Taylor and Michael J Watts and R J Johnston
Part I Geoeconomic Change
2 A Hyperactive WorldNigel Thrift
3 Trading WorldsPeter Dicken
4 From Farming to Agribusiness: Global Agri-food NetworksSarah Whatmore
5 Transnational Corporations and Global Divisions of LaborRichard Wright
6 Global Change in a World of Organized LaborAndrew Herod
7 Trajectories of Development Theory: Capitalism, Socialism and BeyondDavid Slater
Part II Geopolitical Change
8 Democracy and Human Rights After the Cold WarJohn Agnew
9 The Renaissance of NationalismNuala C. Johnson
10 Global Regulation and Trans-state OrganizationSusan M. Roberts
11 The Rise of the Workfare StateJoe Painter
12 Post-Cold War Geopolitics: Contrasting Superpowers in a World of Global DangersGerard OTualhail
Part III Geosocial Change
13 Population Crisis: From Global to LocalElspeth Graham and Paul Boyle
14 Global Change and Patterns of Death and DiseaseJohn Eyles
15 Changing Women's Status in a Global EconomySusan Christopherson
16 Stuck in Place: Children in the Globalization of Social ReproductionCindi Katz
17 Race and GlobalizationRuth Wilson Gilmore
Part IV Geocultural Change
18 Consumption in the Globalizing WorldPeter Jackson
19 Understanding Diversity: The Problem of/for "Theory"Linda McDowell
20 Resisting and Reshaping Destructive Development: Social Movements and Globalizing NetworksPaul Routledge
21 World Cities and the Organization of Global SpacePaul L. Knox
22 The Emerging Geographies of CyberspaceRob Kitchin and Martin Dodge
Part V Geoenvironmental Change
23 The Earth Transformed: Trends, Trajectories, and PatternsWilliam B. Meyer and B. L. Turner II
24 The Earth as Input: ResourcesJody Emel and Gavin Bridge and Rob Krueger
25 The Earth as Output: PollutionDavid K. C. Jones
26 Sustainable Development?W.M Adams
27 Environmental GovernanceSimon Dalby
Part VI Conclusion
28 Remapping the World What sort of map? What sort of world?Peter J Taylor and Michael J Watts and R J Johnston