Edexcel AS Geography Textbook

Edexcel AS Geography Textbook

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By (author) Sue Warn, By (author) Cameron Dunn, By (author) Simon Oakes, By (author) Bob Hordern, By (author) David Holmes, By (author) Michael Witherick


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  • Publisher: Philip Allan Updates
  • Format: Mixed media product | 352 pages
  • Dimensions: 192mm x 243mm x 18mm | 752g
  • Publication date: 27 June 2008
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0340949295
  • ISBN 13: 9780340949290
  • Illustrations note: Full colour illustrations and photos
  • Sales rank: 162,189

Product description

Endorsed by Edexcel, this textbook has been written specifically to meet the needs of AS students following the Edexcel specification. The textbook provides comprehensive coverage of both units, including all options. All the compulsory case studies in Unit 1 are covered, and guidance is offered on fieldwork and research for Unit 2. - Special features: key terms, skills focus, key concepts and further research - Review questions at the end of each unit, graduated for difficulty - Exam technique material available online with sample Q&As plus commentaries, please go to www.hodderplus.co.uk/philipallan "They are fantastic and the best on the market for the course. Nothing else comes close as it is neither too dense nor too scant." Amy Hawkes (HOD) at Myton School

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Author information

The authors have extensive teaching and examining experience. Sue Warn and Cameron Dunn are chief examiners. David Holmes and Simon Oakes are principal examiners.

Review quote

They are fantastic and the best on the market for the course. Nothing else comes close as it is neither too dense nor too scant. Amy Hawkes (HOD) at Myton School

Table of contents

Unit 1: Global challenges World at risk Global hazards Global hazard trends Global hazard patterns Climate change and its causes The impacts of global warming Coping with climate change The challenge of global hazards for the future Going global Globalisation Global groupings Global networks Roots On the move World cities Global challenges for the future Unit 2: Geographical investigations Extreme weather Extreme weather watch Extreme impacts Increasing risks Managing extreme weather Crowded coasts Competition for coasts Coping with the pressure Increasing risks Coastal management Unequal spaces Recognising inequality Inequality for whom? Managing rural inequalities Managing urban inequalities Rebranding places Time to rebrand Rebranding strategies Managing rural rebranding Managing urban rebranding