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Fisher, George R.; Werrell, Kenneth P. – Journal of Geography, 1978
Examines history in light of the relationship between energy and the complexity level of society. Also analyzes anthropologist Leslie White's theory relating human achievement to energy. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Achievement, Culture, Developed Nations, Energy
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Gesler, Wilbert M. – Journal of Geography, 1987
This article shows how health care delivery is related to cultural or human geography. This is accomplished by describing health care delivery in terms of 12 popular themes of cultural geography. (JDH)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Human Geography, Medical Services, Primary Health Care
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Soule, Peter T. – Journal of Geography, 1998
Focuses on the climatology of an eight-state region in the southern and southeastern United States. Discusses general controls of climate and spatial patterns of various climatic averages. Examines mapped extremes as a means of fostering increased awareness of the variability that exists for climatic conditions in the region. (CMK)
Descriptors: Climate, Climate Control, Geographic Location, Higher Education
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Wheeler, James O. – Journal of Geography, 1998
Chronicles the geographic and historical locational changes of the textile industry of the U.S. South. Economics of scope, flexible production, and quality of output characterize the contemporary textile industry. Provides basic geographic content enabling a teacher to develop a unit by applying geography to interpret the past and present. (CMK)
Descriptors: Employment, Geographic Location, Geography Instruction, Higher Education
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Mitchell, Martin – Journal of Geography, 1998
Examines samples of southern literature from the first half of the century that can be used to understand, geographically, the rural landscapes of the Coastal Plain from North Carolina through Mississippi. Addresses the socioeconomic imprint upon the land, climatic perceptions, and the role of the forest in literary works. (CMK)
Descriptors: Climate, Environmental Influences, Geography, Higher Education
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Curran, Paul J. – Journal of Geography, 1987
Discusses the use of remote sensing techniques to obtain locational, estimated, and mapped information at the scales varying from individual fields and farms, to entire continents and the world. (AEM)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Cartography, Maps, Natural Resources
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Hart, John Fraser – Journal of Geography, 1986
Explores four selected facets of the geography of Midwest population related to movement of people: (1) spread of occupancy across the land; (2) growth of county populations once they had been occupied; (3) distribution of the foreign-born population; and (4) distribution of retirees who have migrated after retirement. Concludes movements are…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Geographic Distribution, Geography, Human Geography
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Conzen, Michael P. – Journal of Geography, 1986
Reviews some of the key changes affecting the Chicago region and examines the degree to which they have or have not altered the evolving spatial structure of metropolitan Chicago. Traces the historical legacy, economic matrix, and shifting social patterns, concluding Chicago has more human/urban depth than most western metropolises. (TRS)
Descriptors: Economic Change, Economic Climate, Economic Development, Economic Factors
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Jablonsky, Thomas J. – Journal of Geography, 1986
Illustrates historically and politically how geography and ethnicity melded together to provide the foundation for a community consciousness that ultimately evolved into a unique form of community organization in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood. Examines how external structures, internal arrangements, housing patterns, and ethnic patterns…
Descriptors: Community Action, Community Change, Community Cooperation, Community Development
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Kromm, David E.; White, Stephen E. – Journal of Geography, 1987
Describes the changes taking place as a result of the depletion of groundwater supplied by the Ogallala aquifer. Provides maps and tables which show changes occurring in agriculture, and reports the results of a survey of residents' opinions on potential solutions to the problem. (JDH)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Geographic Regions, Higher Education, Human Geography
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Knight, David B. – Journal of Geography, 1987
This paper explores how the people of Owen Sound, Ontario viewed the various regions of their city. Presents maps showing perceptions of positive and negative regions. Includes examples of citizens' characterizations of these regions, showing social attitudes and values. (JDH)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Human Geography, Social Attitudes
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Johnston, R. J. – Journal of Geography, 1987
Describes the main findings of British urban social geographers. Concludes that though social geographers have adequately described residential areas using "objective data," they still have not conveyed much of what it is like for people to live in urban areas. Includes a 68-item bibliography. (JDH)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Human Geography, Social Attitudes
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Stoltman, Joseph P. – Journal of Geography, 1987
Presents a synopsis of the regional conference of the International Geographical Union held in August 1986 in Sitges, Spain. Identifies 10 international problems in geographical education and eight emerging instructional trends. Included is information on how to order copies of the papers presented at the conference. (JDH)
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Independent Study, Intermediate Grades
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Andrews, Sona K.; Gersmehl, Philip J. – Journal of Geography, 1986
Offers nine suggestions for video tape production and instructional use in a student laboratory for a cartography course. Briefly discusses costs and benefits, including more time for instructors to focus on specific techniques and individual questions. (TRS)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Cartography, Geography, Geography Instruction
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Barton, Thomas Frank – Journal of Geography, 1978
Examines background related to the question of how to classify Papua New Guinea for study in regional geography courses. Concludes on the basis of physical and cultural similarities that Papua New Guinea should be included as the tenth country in Southeast Asia. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Geography