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3 NORTH AMERICA Physical Geography and Environmental Issues: A Vulnerable Land of Plenty Diverse Physical Settings Patterns of Climate and Vegetation The Costs of Human Modification Growing Environmental Initiatives WORKING TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY Greening the Colorado River Delta The Shifting Energy Equation Climate Change in North America Population and Settlement: Reshaping a Continental Landscape Modern Spatial and Demographic Patterns Occupying the Land North Americans on the Move Settlement Geographies: The Decentralized Metropolis Settlement Geographies: Rural North America Cultural Coherence and Diversity: Shifting Patterns of Pluralism The Roots of a Cultural Identity Peopling North America PEOPLE ON THE MOVE More Black Immigrants Arrive on American Shores Culture and Place in North America Patterns of North American Religion The Globalization of American Culture GEOGRAPHERS AT WORK Building Montana's Online GIS Infrastructure EVERYDAY GLOBALIZATION Disc Golf Goes Global Geopolitical Framework: Patterns of Dominance and Division Creating Political Space Continental Neighbors The Legacy of Federalism Native Peoples and National Politics The Politics of U.S. Immigration A Global Reach EXPLORING GLOBAL CONNECTIONS Bosnian Refugees Reshape a St. Louis Neighborhood Economic and Social Development: Patterns of Abundance and Affluence An Abundant Resource Base Creating a Continental Economy North America and the Global Economy Enduring Social Issues REVIEW, REFLECT, & APPLY Summary, Review Questions, Image Analysis Join the Debate, Data Analysis
4 Latin America Physical Geography and Environmental Issues: Neotropical Diversity and Urban Degradation Western Mountains and Eastern Shields River Basins and Lowlands Climate and Climate Change in Latin America Impacts of Climate Change for Latin America Environmental Issues: The Destruction of Forests WORKING TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY Ecotourism and Costa Rica Urban Environmental Challenges Population and Settlement: The Dominance of Cities Patterns of Rural Settlement The Latin American City Population Growth and Mobility PEOPLE ON THE MOVE The Impact of U.S. Deportations on Latin America Cultural Coherence and Diversity: Repopulating a Continent Decline of Native Populations Patterns of Ethnicity and Culture The Global Reach of Latino Culture EVERYDAY GLOBALIZATION The Zumba Sensation Geopolitical Framework: From Two Iberian Colonies to Many Nations Iberian Conquest and Territorial Division Regional Organizations GEOGRAPHERS AT WORK Development Work in Post-Conflict Colombia Economic and Social Development: From Dependency to Neoliberalism Primary Export Dependency Agricultural Production Mining and Forestry The Energy Sector Latin America in the Global Economy EXPLORING GLOBAL CONNECTIONS Brazil in Crisis Social Development REVIEW, REFLECT, & APPLY Summary, Review Questions, Image Analysis Join the Debate, Data Analysis
5 The Caribbean Physical Geography and Environmental Issues: Paradise Undone Island and Rimland Landscapes Caribbean Climates and Climate Change Environmental Issues WORKING TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY Geothermal Energy for the Lesser Antilles Population and Settlement: Densely Settled Islands and Rimland Frontiers Demographic Trends PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Haitian Struggles in the Dominican Republic The Rural-Urban Continuum Cultural Coherence and Diversity: A Neo-Africa in the Americas The Cultural Imprint of Colonialism Creolization and Caribbean Identity EVERYDAY GLOBALIZATION Caribbean Carnival Sports: Caribbean Olympic Glory Geopolitical Framework: Colonialism, Neocolonialism, and Independence Life in the "American Backyard" EXPLORING GLOBAL CONNECTIONS From Baseball to Beisbol Independence and Integration Economic and Social Development: From Cane Fields to Cruise Ships From Fields to Factories and Resorts GEOGRAPHERS AT WORK Educational Tourism in Cuba Social Development REVIEW, REFLECT, & APPLY Summary, Review Questions, Image Analysis Join the Debate, Data Analysis
6 Sub-Saharan Africa Physical Geography and Environmental Issues: The Plateau Continent Plateaus and Basins Climate and Vegetation Africa's Environmental Issues WORKING TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY Reforesting a Continent Climate Change and Vulnerability in Sub-Saharan Africa Population and Settlement: Young and Restless Demographic Trends and Disease Challenges The Disease Factor: Malaria, HIV/AIDS, and Ebola Patterns of Settlement and Land Use Urban Life EXPLORING GLOBAL CONNECTIONS The Map Kibera Initiative Cultural Coherence and Diversity: Unity Through Adversity Language Patterns Religion Globalization and African Culture EVERYDAY GLOBALIZATION Africa's Fashion Industry Geopolitical Framework: Legacies of Colonialism and Conflict European Colonization Decolonization and Independence Persistent Conflict PEOPLE ON THE MOVE The Chinese in Africa Economic and Social Development: The Struggle To Develop Roots of African Poverty Signs of Economic Growth Links to the World Economy GEOGRAPHERS AT WORK Vision for Sustainable Development in West Africa Economic Differentiation Within Africa Measuring Social Development Women and Development Building from Within REVIEW, REFLECT, & APPLY Summary, Review Questions, Image Analysis Join the Debate, Data Analysis
7 Southwest Asia and North Africa Physical Geography and Environmental Issues: Life in a Fragile World Regional Landforms Patterns of Climate Legacies of a Vulnerable Landscape Climate Change in Southwest Asia and North Africa Population and Settlement: Changing Rural and Urban Worlds The Geography of Population Shifting Demographic Patterns Water and Life: Rural Settlement Patterns Many-Layered Landscapes: The Urban Imprint A Region on the Move Cultural Coherence and Diversity: A Complex Cultural Mosaic Patterns of Religion PEOPLE ON THE MOVE The Libyan Highway to Europe Geographies of Language Regional Cultures in the Global Context EVERYDAY GLOBALIZATION Falafel Round the World Geopolitical Framework: Never-Ending Tensions The Colonial Legacy Modern Geopolitical Issues GEOGRAPHERS AT WORK How Do We Define "Middle East"? Economic and Social Development: Lands of Wealth and Poverty The Geography of Fossil Fuels Global Economic Relationships WORKING TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY Noor 1 Shines Brightly in the North African Desert EXPLORING GLOBAL CONNECTIONS Dubai's Role as a Global Travel Hub Regional Economic Patterns Gender, Culture, and Politics: A Woman's Changing World REVIEW, REFLECT, & APPLY Summary, Review Questions, Image Analysis Join the Debate, Data Analysis
8 Europe Physical Geography and Environmental Issues: Human Transformation of a Diverse Landscape Landform Regions Seas, Rivers, and Ports Europe's Climate Environmental Issues: Local and Global Climate Change in Europe Population and Settlement: Slow Growth and Problematic Migration Low (and No) Natural Growth GEOGRAPHERS AT WORK Migrants in the Digital Age Urban Europe WORKING TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY Copenhagen, Where Bikes Rule Cultural Coherence and Diversity: A Mosaic of Differences Geographies of Language EVERYDAY GLOBALIZATION The Cultural Heritage of Pizza Geographies of Religion, Past and Present Migrants and Culture Popular Culture Geopolitical Framework: A Dynamic Map Redrawing the Map of Europe Through War A Divided Europe, East and West EXPLORING GLOBAL CONNECTIONS The New Cold War The Balkans: Waking from a Geopolitical Nightmare Devolution in Contemporary Europe Economic and Social Development: Integration and Transition Background: Europe's Industrial Revolution Rebuilding Postwar Europe Economic Disintegration and Recovery in Eastern Europe Promise and Problems of the Eurozone PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Portugal's Quirky Emigration Issues Social Development in Europe REVIEW, REFLECT, & APPLY Summary, Review Questions, Image Analysis Join the Debate, Data Analysis
9 The Russian Domain Physical Geography and Environmental Issues: A Vast and Challenging Land A Diverse Physical Setting A Devastated Environment Addressing the Environmental Crisis Climate Change and the Russian Domain WORKING TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY Putting a Lid on Chernobyl EXPLORING GLOBAL CONNECTIONS New Opportunities in the Russian Arctic Population and Settlement: An Urban Domain Population Distribution GEOGRAPHERS AT WORK Exploring High-Latitude Siberia The Demographic Crisis Regional Migration Patterns Inside the Russian City Cultural Coherence and Diversity: The Legacy of Slavic Dominance The Heritage of the Russian Empire Geographies of Language Geographies of Religion Russian Culture in Global Context PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Following the Armenian Diaspora A Revival of Russian Nationalism Geopolitical Framework: Growing Instability Across the Region Geopolitical Structure of the Former Soviet Union Current Geopolitical Setting The Shifting Global Setting Economic and Social Development: Coping with Growing Regional Challenges The Legacy of the Soviet Economy The Post-Soviet Economy The Russian Domain in the Global Economy EVERYDAY GLOBALIZATION Russia's Global High-Tech Ambitions Enduring Social Challenges REVIEW, REFLECT, & APPLY Summary, Review Questions, Image Analysis Join the Debate, Data Analysis
10 Central Asia Physical Geography and Environmental Issues: Steppes, Deserts, and Threatened Lakes Central Asia's Physical Regions and Climate Central Asia's Environmental Challenges WORKING TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY The Greening of the Inner Mongolian Desert Climate Change in Central Asia Population and Settlement: Densely Settled Oases Amid Vacant Lands Highland Population and Subsistence Patterns Pastoralism and Farming in the Lowlands Population Issues Urbanization in Central Asia PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Central Asian Labor Migrants Seek Alternatives to Russia Cultural Coherence and Diversity: A Meeting Ground of Different Traditions Historical Overview: Steppe Nomads and Silk Road Traders Contemporary Linguistic and Ethnic Geography GEOGRAPHERS AT WORK Kazakh Migration in Mongolia Geography of Religion Central Asian Culture in Global Context Geopolitical Framework: Political Reawakening in a Power Void Partitioning of the Steppes Central Asia Under Communist Rule Current Geopolitical Tensions Global Dimensions of Central Asian Geopolitics Economic and Social Development: Abundant Resources, Struggling Economies Economic Development in Central Asia EVERYDAY GLOBALIZATION Rare Earths from Inner Mongolia EXPLORING GLOBAL CONNECTIONS The New Silk Road Social Development in Central Asia REVIEW, REFLECT, & APPLY Summary, Review Questions, Image Analysis Join the Debate, Data Analysis
11 East Asia Physical Geography and Environmental Issues: Resource Pressures in a Crowded Land East Asia's Physical Geography East Asia's Environmental Challenges Dams, Flooding, and Soil Erosion in China WORKING TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY Flood-Prone China to Develop New "Sponge Cities" Climate Change in East Asia Population and Settlement: A Realm of Crowded Lowland Basins East Asia's Population Dilemma Agriculture and Settlement in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan Agriculture and Settlement in China Agriculture and Resources in a Global Context East Asia's Urban Structure PEOPLE ON THE MOVE China Reforms Its Residency Registration System GEOGRAPHERS AT WORK Cary Karacas Examines the Firebombing of Japan Cultural Coherence and Diversity: The Historical Influence of Confucianism and Buddhism Unifying Cultural Characteristics Religious Unity and Diversity Linguistic and Ethnic Diversity East Asian Cultures in a Global Context Geopolitical Framework: Struggles for Regional Dominance The Evolution of China The Rise of Japan Postwar Geopolitics Global Dimensions of East Asian Geopolitics Economic and Social Development: A Core Region of the Global Economy Japan's Economy and Society EVERYDAY GLOBALIZATION East Asia's Domination of Shipbuilding Korea's Divergent Development EXPLORING GLOBAL CONNECTIONS South Korean Investments and Aid in Africa Continuing Development in Taiwan and Hong Kong Chinese Development Social Development in East Asia REVIEW, REFLECT, & APPLY Summary, Review Questions, Image Analysis Join the Debate, Data Analysis
12 South Asia Physical Geography and Environmental Issues: From Tropical Islands to Mountain Rim The Four Physical Subregions of South Asia GEOGRAPHERS AT WORK Understanding the Urban Heat-Island Effect in a Changing Climate South Asia's Monsoon Climates Climate Change in South Asia Other Environmental Issues in South Asia WORKING TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY Community Development and Mangrove Conservation in Sri Lanka Population and Settlement: The World's Emerging Demographic Core The Geography of Population Growth Migration and the Settlement Landscape Agricultural Regions and Activities PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Bhutanese Refugees in Nepal and the United States Urban South Asia Cultural Coherence and Diversity: A Common Heritage Undermined by Religious Rivalries Origins of South Asian Civilizations Contemporary Geographies of Religion Geographies of Language South Asian in Global Cultural Context Geopolitical Framework: A Deeply Divided Region South Asia Before and After Independence in 1947 EVERYDAY GLOBALIZATION Soccer Balls from Sialkot Ethnic Conflicts and Tensions in South Asia The Maoist Challenge International Geopolitics Economic and Social Development: Rapid Growth and Rampant Poverty Geographies of Economic Development Globalization and South Asia's Economic Future Social Development EXPLORING GLOBAL CONNECTIONS India's Emerging Computer Game Industry REVIEW, REFLECT, & APPLY Summary, Review Questions, Image Analysis Join the Debate, Data Analysis
13 Southeast Asia Physical Geography and Environmental Issues: A Once-Forested Region Patterns of Physical Geography The Deforestation of Southeast Asia Fires, Smoke, and Air Pollution WORKING TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY Preserving the Pileated Gibbon in Cambodia Controversies Over Dam Building Climate Change in Southeast Asia Population and Settlement: Subsistence, Migration, and Cities Settlement and Agriculture Recent Demographic Change EXPLORING GLOBAL CONNECTIONS The Opium Resurgence in Northern Southeast Asia Urban Settlement Cultural Coherence and Diversity: A Meeting Ground of World Cultures The Introduction and Spread of Major Cultural Traditions Geography of Language and Ethnicity Southeast Asian Culture in a Global Context Geopolitical Framework: Ethnic Strife and Regional Cooperation Before European Colonialism The Colonial Era The Vietnam War and Its Aftermath Geopolitical Tensions in Contemporary Southeast Asia PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia and the Plight of the Rohingya International Dimensions of Southeast Asian Geopolitics Economic and Social Development: The Roller-Coaster Ride of Developing Economies Uneven Economic Development EVERYDAY GLOBALIZATION Instant Coffee from Vietnam Globalization and the Southeast Asian Economy Issues of Social Development GEOGRAPHERS AT WORK Female Migrant Workers in Southeast Asia REVIEW, REFLECT, & APPLY Summary, Review Questions, Image Analysis Join the Debate, Data Analysis
14 Australia and Oceania Physical Geography and Environmental Issues: Varied Landscapes and Habitats Regional Landforms and Topography Regional Climate Patterns Unique Plants and Animals Complex Environmental Issues WORKING TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY Saving the Great Barrier Reef Climate Change in Oceania Population and Settlement: Migration, Cities, and Empty Spaces Contemporary Population Patterns and Issues Historical Geography Settlement Landscapes Cultural Coherence and Diversity: A Global Crossroads Multicultural Australia PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Recent Migrants to the Land Down Under Cultural Patterns in New Zealand The Mosaic of Pacific Cultures Interactions with the Larger World EXPLORING GLOBAL CONNECTIONS Persisting French Influence in the South Seas Geopolitical Framework: Diverse Paths to Independence Roads to Independence Persistent Geopolitical Tensions Economic and Social Development: Increasing Ties to Asia Australian and New Zealand Economies Oceania's Divergent Development Paths GEOGRAPHERS AT WORK Planning for the Future across the Pacific Basin EVERYDAY GLOBALIZATION Wine from Down Under Gains Global Appeal Oceania in the Global Context Continuing Social Challenges Gender, Culture, and Politics REVIEW, REFLECT, & APPLY Summary, Review Questions, Image Analysis Join the Debate, Data Analysis
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