Geography for Edexcel A Level Year 2 Revision Guide
$14.25

Geography for Edexcel A Level Year 2 Revision Guide

By Bob Digby, Catherine Hurst, Rebecca Tudor, Rebecca Priest, Kate Stockings, Andy Slater
US$ 14.25
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Book Description

The Geography for Edexcel A Level Year 2 Revision Guide is the most student-friendly resource the 2016 Edexcel 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 Student Book 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: Aiming for success
  • 1 The water cycle and water insecurity
    • Chapter overview
    • 1.1 A world of extremes
    • 1.2 The global hydrological cycle
    • 1.3 Local hydrological cycles – drainage basins
    • 1.4 The water balance and river regimes
    • 1.5 Deficits within the hydrological system
    • 1.6 Surpluses within the hydrological system
    • 1.7 Climate change
    • 1.8 Water insecurity – the causes
    • 1.9 Water insecurity – the consequences
    • 1.10 Water insecurity – managing supplies
  • 2 The carbon cycle and energy security
    • Chapter overview
    • 2.1 2015 – The year it all changed?
    • 2.2 The carbon cycle
    • 2.3 Carbon sequestration
    • 2.4 A balanced carbon cycle
    • 2.5 Energy security
    • 2.6 Fossil fuels – still the norm
    • 2.7 Alternatives to fossil fuels
    • 2.8 Threats to the carbon and water cycles
    • 2.9 Degrading the water and carbon cycles
    • 2.10 Responding to climate change
  • 3 Superpowers
    • Chapter overview
    • 3.1 Making an impact
    • 3.2 What is a superpower?
    • 3.3 Changing patterns of power
    • 3.4 Emerging superpowers?
    • 3.5 Global networking
    • 3.6 Players in international decision-making
    • 3.7 Superpowers and the environment
    • 3.8 Contested places
    • 3.9 Contesting global influence
    • 3.10 Challenges for the future
  • 4 Health, human rights and intervention
    • Chapter overview
    • 4.1 Human development
    • 4.2 Variations in human health and life expectancy
    • 4.3 Development targets and policies
    • 4.4 Human rights
    • 4.5 Defining and protecting human rights
    • 4.6 Variations in human rights within countries
    • 4.7 Geopolitical interventions
    • 4.8 The impacts of development aid
    • 4.9 Military action and human rights
    • 4.10 Measuring the success of geopolitical interventions
    • 4.11 Development aid – a mixed record of success?
    • 4.12 Military interventions: a mixed success story
  • 5 Migration, identity and sovereignty
    • Chapter overview
    • 5.1 A national game?
    • 5.2 Globalisation and migration
    • 5.3 The causes of migration
    • 5.4 The consequences of international migration
    • 5.5 Nation states and borders
    • 5.6 Nationalism in the modern world
    • 5.7 Globalisation and the growth of new types of states
    • 5.8 The role and importance of the United Nations
    • 5.9 The role of IGOs in trade and finance
    • 5.10 The role of IGOs in managing global environmental problems
    • 5.11 The concept of national identity
    • 5.12 Challenges to national identity
    • 5.13 Disunity within nations
  • 6 Preparing for synoptic Paper 3
    • 6.1 Preparing for synoptic Paper 3
    • 6.2 Using the Resource Booklet
    • 6.3 Understanding the synoptic themes
    • 6.4 Resource Booklet: Australia – can its growth be sustained?
    • 6.5 Paper 3 exam-style questions
    • 6.6 Understanding how Paper 3 is assessed
    • 6.7 Exam-style questions mark scheme
  • Glossary
  • Revision planner
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