Population of the UK (BOK)

Danny Dorling

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This new edition of The Population of the UK explains how geography - in the widest sense - makes a difference to life outcomes. Fully revised and updated, and now printed in four color, the text explains differences in key socio-economic variables - like education, health, and work - that map the UK's inequalities and affect everyone's lives. Written for undergraduate students in all social science disciplines, this unique text presents a social geography and landscape of the UK which is distinctive in three ways: * It contains over 100 maps which show a social landscape and are drawn in size in proportion to the numbers of people being depicted, so representing the human geography of the UK.* It visualizes quantitative evidence. The latest statistics from numerous sources reveal the many aspects of the underlying geographical structure of society in the UK.* It relates geographies of identity to geographies of inequality, mortality, work and settlement to show how the UK fits in to a global picture of human geography. Highly visual - with maps and figures on every page, using the most up to date cartographic techniques - organized in short thematic chapters, The Population of the UK explains the nuts and bolts of UK population in comparative context. Fully revised and expanded, in four-color and in a large format, The Population of the UK includes 100 figures and a fully functioning web-site with PowerPoint slides; as well as practical exercises, and clear summaries in tables and specially drawn maps.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Danny Dorling
Forlag
Sage Publications Ltd
ISBN 9781446252970
Antall sider 232 Dimensjoner 17,2cm x 24,2cm x 1,2cm
Vekt 446 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd