This book discusses the varied geographical aspects of Southeast Asia, an area that has long been of interest to geographers and other academics. This collection identifies, organizes, and presents various scholarly publications on subjects ranging from cultural-social geography, economic geography, historical geography, physical geography, political geography, and urban geography.
Over 30 participants from 10 countries attended the Symposium and this is a collection of their submitted papers, rearranged into five sections, focusing on problems of the urban environment, on the impact of the city on surrounding rural areas and of socio-economic development in general on the rural environment, on available tools for analysis and planning, and on the goals and methods of environmental education in its broadest sense. the views expressed in these papers will be useful and of interest to both students and research workers in the fields of human geography and other related dis.
The lands and waters of the Caribbean region have stimulated an extensive body of research and writing across the many fields of geography. This book collects, organizes, and presents as many of these scholarly publications as possible to aid in the teaching, study, and further scholarship of the geography of this area.
Geography in India is the fifth ICSSR survey of research on the subject and discusses physical geography, population and settlement geography, regional geography and regional planning, remote sensing and geographical information systems (GIS), and analytical techniques and quantitative techniques in geography. It analyses past research and emergent fields of specialization, and suggests areas for further research. It discusses the gradual shift from largely qualitative, regional studies to systematic and quantitative geography, and documents the growing number of interdisciplinary studies.
This book presents an updated view of the Philippines, focusing on thematic issues rather than a description region by region. Topics include typhoons, population growth, economic difficulties, agrarian reform, migration as an economic strategy, the growth of Manila, the Muslim question in Mindanao, the South China Sea tensions with China and the challenges of risk, vulnerability and sustainable development.
This volume is a comprehensive listing of reference sources for Philippine ethnology, excluding physical anthropology and de-emphasizing folklore and linguistics. It is published as part of the East-West Bibliographic Series. This listing includes books, journal articles, mimeographed papers, and official publications selected on the basis of the ratings of sixty-two Philippine specialists. Several titles were added to fill the need for material in certain areas.