SOC 2010: Survey of Global Societies and Cultural Geography


Investigates societal events and trends using geographical concepts to cultivate a better understanding of the interdependence of places and cultures in a globalizing world. Key topics include globalization, cultural diversity, urbanization, population dynamics, economic disparity and development, geopolitics, sustainability, and the environment.


  1. Discuss key concepts in human geography including place, region, movement, and landscape.
  2. Evaluate the role and impact globalization has on environmental, cultural, spatial, and geopolitical issues within the three tiers of the world system.
  3. Evaluate sustainability as an approach to addressing global social problems.
  4. Investigate past and current economic relationships, patterns, and issues within the three tiers of the world system.
  5. Determine how place and space shape culture, and conversely how culture shapes place and space.




Human geography: Places and regions in global context (Rev: 7th ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2016)
Author: Knox, P. L., & Marston, S. A.
ISBN: 978-0-321-98424-1
Price: $132.80

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