Human Geography of the UK

Human Geography of the UK

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This new key textbook for introductory courses in human geography provides first and second-year undergraduates with a comprehensive thematic approach to the changing human geography of the UK at the end of the twentieth and beginning of the twenty-first century. Covering local, regional, national, European and global issues, it also explores in some detail topics which are part of the lived experience of undergraduates themselves, such as crime, unemployment, social exclusion and AIDS. User-friendly textbook features include: * chapter introductions, summaries and important theoretical principles * up-to-date further reading and key on-line sources * case studies, examples and revision questions.The Inner London boroughs of Newham, Hackney and Tower Hamlets were ranked second, fourth and sixth, respectively. ... While there were fifteen London boroughs among the top twenty areas on the material deprivation index, there was ... Despite the relative deprivation of many parts of the Metropolis, some of the highest ranking areas in the UK in terms of household income were London boroughs.

Title:Human Geography of the UK
Author:Irene Hardill, David T. Graham, Eleonore Kofman
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2001


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