Student Atlas of World Politics

Student Atlas of World Politics
By:Allen, John; Sutton, Christopher;
Pub Date:March 9th 2012
Format:Paperback 240 pages
ISBN:0078026202 / 9780078026201
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The Student Atlas series combiness full-color maps and data sets to introduce students to the importance of the connections between geography and other areas of study such as world politics, environmental issues, and economic development. These thematic atlases will give students a clear picture of the recent agricultural, industrial, demographic, environmental, economic, and political changes in every world region.


Table of contents

Introduction: How to Read an Atlas

Unit I: The Contemporary World

Map 1: World Political Boundaries

Map 2: World Physical Features

Map 3: World Climate Regions

Map 4: Vegetation Types

Map 5: Soil Orders

Map 6: World Topography

Map 7: Plate Tectonics

Map 8: World Ecological Regions

Map 9: World Natural Hazards

Map 10: Land Use Patterns of the World

Map 11: Urbanization

Map 12: Transportation Patterns

Map 13: World Population Density

Map 14: World Religions

Map 15: World Languages

Map 16: World Migrations in Modern Times

Unit II: States: The Geography of Politics and Political Systems

Map 17: Political Boundary Types

Map 18: Political Systems

Map 19: The Emergence of the State

Map 20: Organized States and Chiefdoms, A.D. 1500

Map 21: European Colonialism, 1500-2000

Map 22: Federal and Unitary States

Map 23: Sovereign States: Duration of Independence

Map 24: The United Nations

Map 25: United Nations Regions and Sub-Regions

Map 26: Is It a Country?

Map 27: Political Realms: Regional Changes, 1945-2003

Map 28: European Boundaries, 1914-1949 35

Map 29: An Age of Bipolarity: The Cold War ca. 1970

Map 30: Europe: Political Changes, 1989-2012

Map 31: The European Union, 2011

Map 32: The Geopolitical World at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century

Map 33: Democracy on the Rise

Map 34: The Middle East: Territorial Changes, 1918-Present

Map 35: Africa: Colonialism to Independence

Map 36: South Africa: Black Homelands and Post-Apartheid Provinces

Map 37: Asia: Colonialism to Independence, 1930-2007

Map 38: Global Distribution of Minority Groups

Map 39: Linguistic Diversity

Map 40: International Conflicts in the Post-World War II World

Map 41: World Refugees: Country of Origin

Map 42: World Refugees: Host Country

Map 43: Internally Displaced Persons

Map 44: Post-Cold War International Alliances

Map 45: The Political Geography of a Global Religion: The Islamic World

Map 46: Countries with Nuclear Weapons

Map 47: Size of Armed Forces

Map 48: Military Expenditures as a Percentage of Gross National Product

Map 49: Abuse of Public Trust

Map 50: The Perception of Corruption

Map 51: Political and Civil Liberties

Map 52: Human Rights Abuse

Map 53: Women's Rights

Map 54: Capital Punishment

Map 55: Human Trafficking

Map 56a: Flashpoints 2012: Mexico

Map 56b: Flashpoints 2012: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Map 56c: Flashpoints 2012: Zimbabwe

Map 56d: Flashpoints 2012: Sudan and the Darfur Region

Map 56e: Flashpoints 2012: Somalia

Map 56f: Flashpoints 2012: Uprisings of North Africa and Southwest Asia

Map 56g: Flashpoints 2012: Côte d'Ivoire

Map 56h: Flashpoints 2012: Israel and Its Neighbors

Map 56i: Flashpoints 2012: Iraq

Map 56j: Flashpoints 2012: Kurdistan

Map 56k: Flashpoints 2012: Iran

Map 56l: Flashpoints 2012: Afghanistan

Map 56m: Flashpoints 2012: Pakistan

Map 56n: Flashpoints 2012: Kashmir Region

Map 56o: Flashpoints 2012: Kyrgyzstan

Map 56p: Flashpoints 2012: Korean Peninsula

Unit III: Population, Health, and Human Development

Map 57: Population Growth Rates

Map 58: International Migrant Populations

Map 59: Migration Rates

Map 60: Infant Mortality Rates

Map 61: Child Mortality Rates

Map 62: Average Life Expectancy at Birth

Map 63: Population by Age Group

Map 64: The Global Security Threat of Infectious Diseases

Map 65: Global Scourges: Major Infectious Diseases

Map 66: Adult Incidence of HIV/AIDS

Map 67: Undernourished Populations

Map 68: Child Malnutrition

Map 69: Illiteracy Rates

Map 70: Primary School Education

Map 71: The Gender Gap: Inequalities in Education and Employment

Map 72: The Index of Human Development

Map 73: Demographic Stress: The Youth Bulge

Map 74: Demographic Stress: Rapid Urban Growth

Map 75: Demographic Stress: Competition for Cropland

Map 76: Demographic Stress: Competition for Fresh Water

Map 77: Demographic Stress: Death in the Prime of Life

Map 78: Demographic Stress: Interactions of Demographic Stress Factors

Unit IV: The Global Economy

Map 79: Membership in the World Trade Organization

Map 80: Regional Trade Organizations

Map 81: Relative Wealth of Nations: Purchasing Power Parity

Map 82: Inequality of Income and Consumption

Map 83: The World's Poorest

Map 84: Total Labor Force

Map 85: Employment by Economic Activity

Map 86: Economic Output by Sector

Map 87: The Indebtedness of States

Map 88: Global Flows of Investment Capital

Map 89: Remittances as a Percentage of GDP

Map 90: Inflation Rates

Map 91: Dependence on Trade

Map 92: Trade with Neighboring Countries

Map 93: The Cost of Consumption, 2010

Map 94: A Wired World: Internet Users

Map 95: The Rise of the Personal Computer

Map 96: Traditional Links: The Telephone

Unit V: Food and Energy

Map 97: The Value of Agriculture

Map 98: Average Daily Per Capita Supply of Calories (Kilocalories)

Map 99: Food Supply from Marine and Freshwater Systems

Map 100: Cropland Per Capita: Changes, 1996-2007

Map 101: World Pastureland, 2005

Map 102: Fertilizer Use, 2007

Map 103: Energy Production Per Capita

Map 104: Energy Consumption Per Capita

Map 105: Energy Dependency

Map 106: Flows of Oil

Unit VI: Environmental Conditions

Map 107: Deforestation and Desertification

Map 108: Forest Loss and Gain, 1990-2010

Map 109: Soil Degradation

Map 110: Global Air Pollution and Wind Currents

Map 111: The Acid Deposition Problem: Air, Water, Soil

Map 112: Pollution of the Oceans

Map 113: Water Resources: Availability of Renewable Water Per Capita

Map 114: Water Resources: Annual Water Withdrawal Per Capita

Map 115: Water Stress: Shortage, Abundance, and Population Density

Map 116: Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Map 117: Potential Global Temperature Change

Map 118: The Loss of Biodiversity: Globally Threatened Animal Species

Map 119: The Loss of Biodiversity: Globally Threatened Plant Species

Map 120: Global Hotspots of Biodiversity

Map 121: Degree of Human Disturbance

Map 122: The Green and Not-So-Green World

Unit VII: Regions of the World

Map 123: North America: Physical Features

Map 124: North America: Political Divisions

Map 125: North America: Land Use

Map 126: South America: Physical Features

Map 127: South America: Political Divisions

Map 128: South America: Land Use

Map 129: Europe: Physical Features

Map 130: Europe: Political Divisions

Map 131: Europe: Land Use

Map 132: Asia: Physical Features

Map 133: Asia: Political Divisions

Map 134: Asia: Land Use

Map 135: Africa: Physical Features

Map 136: Africa: Political Divisions

Map 137: Africa: Land Use

Map 138: Australia and Oceania: Physical Features

Map 139: Australia and Oceania: Political Divisions

Map 140: Australia and Oceania: Land Use

Map 141: The Arctic

Map 142: Antarctica

Unit VIII: Country and Dependency Profiles

Unit IX: Geographic Index

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