1st Edition

Human Geography of the UK An Introduction

    304 Pages
    by Routledge

    304 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    1: The Human Geography of the UK; 1: Approaches to the Human Geography of the UK; 2: The UK in a Global Context; 3: Processes of Socioeconomic Change; 4: An Era of Exclusion; 5: Cultural Change; 6: Political Change; 2: The UK in a Period of Change; 7: The UK Population; 8: Work; 9: Consumption and Leisure; 10: Health And Well-Being; 11: Culture and Identity; 12: Policy Responses; 3: The UK; 13: Constitutional and Political Change; 14: Geographical Divisions; 15: The Haves and The Have-Nots; 16: The Geography of Polarisation and Division


    Eleonore Kofman, David Graham, Irene Hardill