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Placing Latin America: Contemporary Themes in Geography

Placing Latin America: Contemporary Themes in Geography (Hardback)

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Placing Latin America offers a thematic approach to the study of the diverse geographies of a globalizing region. This comprehensive text focuses on the dynamic connections among people, places, and environments rather than on predefined notions about the region. The book's well-rounded and accessible analysis includes discussions of borders and migration, transnationalism and globalization, urbanization and landscapes of cities, the connections between economic development and political change, the physical environment and human-environment interactions, and natural resources in the context of a global economy. The authors also explore social and cultural themes such as the illegal drug trade, social movements, tourism, and children and young people. Providing a nuanced and clear perspective, this book will be an invaluable guide for all those interested in the politics, economy, and society of a rapidly changing continent. With contributions by: Fernando J. Bosco, Christian Brannstrom, J. Christopher Brown, Altha J. Cravey, James J. Hayes, Edward L. Jackiewicz, Thomas Klak, Araceli Masterson-Algar, Kent Mathewson, Sarah A.

Moore, Linda Quiquivix, Zia Salim, Kate Swanson, Benjamin Timms, and Joseph Wiltberger.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesRegional studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsScience & MathematicsGeographyHuman geography Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 17/03/2016 ISBN-13: 9781442246812  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Edward L. Jackiewicz is professor in the Department of Geography at California State University, Northridge. Fernando J. Bosco is associate professor in the Department of Geography at San Diego State University.

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