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.
  2. Discuss the impact of globalization on society.
  3. Evaluate sustainability as an approach to addressing global social problems.
  4. Investigate the relationship between the natural environment and humans.
  5. Describe the relationship between landscape and culture.
  6. Explain human geographic characteristics.




Visualizing human geography: At home in a diverse world (Rev: 3rd ed.)

Publisher: Wiley (2017)
Author: Greiner, A. L.
ISBN: 9781119447603
Price: $69.00

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