This text provides a systematic, thematic approach to the multi-faceted aspects of the physical and human geography of Sub-Saharan Africa. Designed to expose the student to a variety of contemporary ideas, theories, and concepts in African geography and their applicability in “real world” situations, each chapter is written by an expert in the field. Key definitions and basic geographic principles are specified in each chapter, giving students a more comprehensive view of the themes presented and enabling instructors to tailor their curriculum. A complete revision of the text affords space for recent developments and data that are important to understanding the geography of the region.
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Samuel Aryeetey-Attoh is Dean of the Graduate School at Loyola University, Chicago. He received his Ph.D. from Boston University and his M.A. from Carleton University, Ottawa. He also earned a B.A. degree with Honors from the University of Ghana, Legon, His research and teaching interests are in Urban and Regional Planning, Housing and Community Development, and the Geography of Development in Africa. He has published many articles in geographical journals and has received numerous research grants. He is past chair of the African Specialty Group of the AAG, co-editor of the African Geographical Review, a member of the American Council on Education Fellows and the American Institute of Certified Planners.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2009. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Chapter 1 Introduction PART 1 The Global Context Chapter 2 Understanding Africa in a Global Context PART 2 Physical Environmental Context Chapter 3 The Physical Environment Chapter 4 Human-Environmental Impacts: Forest Degradation and Desertification PART 3 Sociocultural Context Chapter 5 Historical Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa: Opportunities and Constraints Chapter 6 Political Landscape of Sub-Saharan Africa: From Instability to Democratization? Chapter 7 Culture, Conflict, and Change in Sub-Saharan Africa Chapter 8 Population Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa PART 4 The Development Context Chapter 9 Geography and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa Chapter 10 Transport, Communication, and Information Technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa: Digital Bridges Over Spatial Divides Chapter 11 Urban Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa Chapter 12 Geography, Gender, and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa Chapter 13 Medical Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa Chapter 14 Agricultural Development in Sub-Saharan Africa Chapter 15 Spatial Organization and Distribution of Economic Activity: Industry, and Entrepreneurship in Africa Chapter 16 Looking Ahead: Prospects for Africa in a New Global Economy. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0136056318
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