21st Century Geography A Reference Handbook

Author: Joseph P. Stoltman
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452266557
Format: PDF, ePub
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Via approximately 80 entries or "mini-chapters," the SAGE 21st Century Reference Series volumes on geography will highlight the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in this field ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st century. The purpose is to provide undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference source that will serve their research needs with more detailed information than encyclopedia entries but not so much jargon, detail, or density as a journal article or a research handbook chapter. Features & Benefits: Curricular-driven to provide students with initial footholds on topics of interest in writing research term papers, in preparing for GREs, in consulting to determine directions to take in pursuing a senior thesis, graduate degree, etc. Comprehensive to offer full coverage of major subthemes and subfields within the discipline of geography, including regional geography, physical geography, global change, human and cultural geography, economic geography and locational analysis, political geography, geospatial technology, cartography, spatial thinking, research methodology, geographical education, and more. Uniform in chapter structure to make it easy for students to locate key information, with a more-or-less common chapter format of Introduction, Theory, Methods, Applications, Comparison, Future Directions, Summary, Bibliography & Suggestions for Further Reading, and Cross References. Available in print and electronic formats to provide students with convenient, easy access.

Human Geography

Author: Mark Boyle
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118451503
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Using the story of the rise and faltering of the West as its backdrop, this book provides for beginning students a clear and concise introduction to Human Geography, including its threshold concepts, key thinkers and their theories, contemporary debates, and celebrated case studies. Introduces and applies the basic concepts of human geography in clear, concise, and engaging prose Addresses important thinkers, debates, and theories in an accessible manner with a focus on discerning the inherent Western bias in these ideas Incorporates case studies that explore human geographies which are being made in non western regions, including Asia, the Middle East, and South America Offers an array of student resources, including learning objectives, checklists of key ideas, further exploration boxes, glossaries, end-of-chapter essay questions, and suggestions for further reading Accompanied by a website at www.wiley.com/go/boyle (available on publication) featuring additional quizzes, questions, resources, and podcasts for students, alongside chapter-by-chapter PowerPoint slides for instructors Explores the significance of the ascendance (and degeneration?) of the West since around the fifteenth century in the shaping of the key demographic, environmental, social, economic, political, and cultural processes active in the world today

Cultural Competencies for Nurses

Author: Linda Dayer-Berenson
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449687652
Format: PDF
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By compiling the history and theory behind cultural competency in nursing and health care, this text offers key information regarding health beliefs and the impact of culture on health and illness. This new edition contains an overview of the predominant cultural competency nursing theories, impact of diversity on health disparities, information on the health beliefs of several minority groups, and case studies to enhance student learning. This text is an excellent resource for courses that emphasize health promotion and disease prevention.

Beyond Christian Folk Religion

Author: Edward A. Beckstrom
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1621896579
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This is a collection of thoughts I have had over the past ten years since retirement. They are mostly in poetic form--some rhyme, others don't. I am bringing them to print mainly for my children and grandchildren. As the name of the book implies, they cover my strong objections to war, some miscellaneous whimsical thoughts, and my feelings about God and religion.

Strabons Geographika Buch XIV XVII Text und bersetzung

Author: Strabo
Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
ISBN: 9783525259535
Format: PDF, Kindle
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English summary: The only geographical description which has been preserved of the Hellenic and Roman world. Volume 4 (XIV-XVII: Text and translation): Asia Minor (continuation), Persia, India, Middle East, Egypt, North Africa. This volume completes the presentation of the greek text and of its translation. German description: Die auf zehn Bande angelegte Ausgabe enthalt einen aufgrund neuer Kollationierung der Haupthandschriften und unter Berucksichtigung der gesamten zu Strabon erschienenen Sekundarliteratur konstituierten Text mit kritischem und Testimonien-Apparat und deutscher Ubersetzung (Bande 1-4), einen Kommentar (Bande 5-8), eine Transkription der mittelalterlichen Strabon Epitome und Chrestomathie, die es erlaubt, jeweils mit einem Blick festzustellen, welche Teile des Strabontextes diese wichtigen Textzeugen enthalten (Band 9), und einen Registerband. Die Bande erscheinen jeweils im Abstand von etwa einem Jahr.

Homo urbanus

Author: Elisabeth Oberzaucher
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3662538385
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In einer Zeitreise, die in die Frühzeit der menschlichen Vorfahren führt, begibt sich Elisabeth Oberzaucher auf eine spannende Spurensuche nach den evolutionären Rahmenbedingungen, die unsere physische und soziale Umwelt geprägt haben. Sie erklärt die biologischen Wurzeln unseres Verhaltens und zeigt die Herausforderungen des modernen Großstadtlebens auf. Unsere heutige urbane Lebensweise unterscheidet sich teilweise massiv von den Bedingungen, auf die wir im Laufe unserer Evolutionsgeschichte biologische Antworten gefunden haben. Wie verhalten sich Menschen in Städten? Wie müssen Städte beschaffen sein, damit Menschen sich dort wohl fühlen? In einem tiefen Verständnis der menschlichen Natur verankerte Lösungsvorschläge bieten praktische Ansätze für Architekten, Stadtplaner und Privatpersonen.

Die Frau in Schwarz

Author: Susan Hill
Publisher: Knaur eBook
ISBN: 3426412489
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Der junge Anwalt Arthur Kipps reist in eine gottverlassene Gegend, um den Nachlass einer verstorbenen Klientin zu ordnen. In dem Haus mitten im Moor stößt er auf lang gehütete Geheimnisse und begegnet immer wieder einer mysteriösen Frau in Schwarz. Als er dann auch noch geheimnisvolle Stimmen hört, ahnt er, dass er einem grauenvollen Geschehen auf der Spur ist...