AQA Geography for A Level & AS Human Geography Revision Guide
$14.25

AQA Geography for A Level & AS Human Geography Revision Guide

By Alice Griffiths, Tim Bayliss, Lawrence Collins, Simon Ross
US$ 14.25
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Book Description

The AQA Geography for A Level & AS Human Geography Revision Guide is the most student-friendly resource for the 2016 AQA A Level and AS Level Geography specifications - written specially to target the demands of revising for these content-heavy linear geography courses. Accessible, clear and thorough, this revision guide engages all your students. Each Human Geography section is condensed into interesting, relevant single- or double-page examples. Clearly written
objective open each section, setting out for students what they need to revise, using high-quality photos, maps and diagrams to aid retention of key geographical processes and information. Motivating revision activities and a focus on the exam requirements reinforce the rigorous approach.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Introduction: a guide to success
  • 1 Global systems and global governance
    • 1.1 What is globalisation?
    • 1.2 Interdependence and unequal flows
    • 1.3 The internet and single-product economies
    • 1.4 International trade
    • 1.5 Trading relationships
    • 1.6 Trade agreements and access to markets
    • 1.7 Transnational corporations
    • 1.8 World trade: Coca-Cola
    • 1.9 World trade: fair trade?
    • 1.10 Global food systems
    • 1.11 Global governance
    • 1.12 Global governance: issues and inequalities
    • 1.13 The global commons: what is it?
    • 1.14 Antarctica: threats from fishing, whaling and mineral exploitation
    • 1.15 Antarctica: scientific research and climate change
    • 1.16 Antarctica: tourism
    • 1.17 Antarctica: global governance
    • 1.18 Globalisation critique
  • 2 Changing places
    • 2.1 The highs and lows of place
    • 2.2 Defining place (and identity)
    • 2.3 Categories of place
    • 2.4 What shapes the character of places?
    • 2.5 The dynamics of change
    • 2.6 Management and manipulation of place-meanings
    • 2.7 Analysing different representations
    • 2.8 Using geospatial data in your place studies
    • 2.9 Great Missenden: connected but not protected
    • 2.10 Great Missenden: ‘…not some Constable country’
    • 2.11 Using oral sources in your place studies
    • 2.12 Detroit: boom and bust
    • 2.13 Detroit: a home for racial segregation?
  • 3 Contemporary urban environments
    • 3.1 Global patterns of urbanisation
    • 3.2 Forms of urbanisation
    • 3.3 Megacities and world cities
    • 3.4 World cities in global and regional economies
    • 3.5 Urban growth of Bengaluru
    • 3.6 Urban change
    • 3.7 GIS: planning and development
    • 3.8 Urban policy and regeneration in Britain since 1979
    • 3.9 Urban form and characteristics
    • 3.10 ‘Movie-ing’ to the city
    • 3.11 New urban landscapes
    • 3.12 The postmodern western city
    • 3.13 Multiculturalism and cultural diversity
    • 3.14 Urban microclimates
    • 3.15 Urban precipitation and wind
    • 3.16 Urban air pollution
    • 3.17 Urban precipitation and drainage
    • 3.18 Drainage management
    • 3.19 River restoration and conservation
    • 3.20 Urban waste and its disposal
    • 3.21 Other contemporary urban environmental issues
    • 3.22 Sustainable urban development
    • 3.23 Rio – an Olympic city
    • 3.24 London – an Olympic city
  • 4 Population and the environment
    • 4.1 Population and the environment themes
    • 4.2 Patterns of food production and consumption
    • 4.3 Agricultural systems and productivity
    • 4.4 Climate and climate change
    • 4.5 Soils and human activities
    • 4.6 Soil problems and management
    • 4.7 Food security
    • 4.8 Global health
    • 4.9 Health and morbidity in the UK
    • 4.10 What influences health and well-being?
    • 4.11 The relationship between place and well-being
    • 4.12 Disease and the physical environment
    • 4.13 Malaria: the geography of a biologically transmitted disease
    • 4.14 Malaria: Millennium Development Goals and eradication
    • 4.15 Asthma: the global impact of a non-communicable disease
    • 4.16 Asthma: management and mitigation to maximise health and well-being
    • 4.17 Natural population change
    • 4.18 Models of natural population change
    • 4.19 Population structure
    • 4.20 Factors of natural population change
    • 4.21 Migration change
    • 4.22 International migration
    • 4.23 Implications of migration to Australia
    • 4.24 Environmental constraints on population growth
    • 4.25 Balancing population and resources
    • 4.26 How will global population change?
    • 4.27 Health and environmental change
    • 4.28 Global population – the future
    • 4.29 Population change in Iran
    • 4.30 Relationship between place and health
  • 5 Resource security
    • 5.1 What is a resource?
    • 5.2 Resource peak and sustainability
    • 5.3 Global patterns of energy and water
    • 5.4 Your way or ‘mine’?
    • 5.5 Water security, demand and stress
    • 5.6 Relationship of water supply to physical geography
    • 5.7 How can we increase water supply?
    • 5.8 Environmental impacts of a major water supply scheme
    • 5.9 Management of water consumption
    • 5.10 Water management and sustainability
    • 5.11 Water conflict
    • 5.12 Sources of energy and the energy mix
    • 5.13 Energy supply and physical geography
    • 5.14 Global energy supplies
    • 5.15 Environmental impacts of resource development
    • 5.16 Increasing energy supply
    • 5.17 Energy management
    • 5.18 The enhanced greenhouse effect
    • 5.19 Sustainability issues and energy production
    • 5.20 Ore mineral security
    • 5.21 Resource futures
    • 5.22 Water crisis in California, USA
    • 5.23 Oil exploitation in Alaska, USA
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