The Challenge of the Economics Environment

The Challenge of the Economics Environment

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This is part of a series for A-level students on the physical, social and economic aspects of geography, which aims to provide a balance of theoretical background, case study and student enquiry. Emphasis is on enquiry based learning, the interaction of people and the environment and decision making exercises. This series has two aims - to illustrate the processes at work that shape our lives and show how this knowledge can be put into action for the benefit both of mankind and the survival of the natural environment. The books are relevant to all major A-level geography syllabses and aims to provide a balance of explanation, case study and student enquiry.
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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 186 x 240mm | 589g
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • b&w line drawings, illustrations, maps
  • 0582016363
  • 9780582016361

Table of contents

Part 1 The challenge of using resources: people, resources and strategy; what is a resource?; world energy; energy in the UK; exploiting minerals. Part 2 Living resources: managing the seas and forests; the farming industry - an EEC perspective; the challenge of feeding the developing world. Part 3 Industry in transition: industrial location; industrial change in Britain; industry in developing countries. Part 4 The unequal world: regional disparities - an introduction; European disparities; disparities within developing countries.
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