Discuss the importance of migration as a key aspect of population geography. Illustrate your essay with specific examples.
Population Geography is the study of spatial variations in distribution, migration, composition and growth, or density, of human numbers on earth. It is important because it links all aspects of human geography together. It is closely associated with demography, which is the study of population characteristics (Revision Notes, 2001). Population is affected by births and […]
What are 'received wisdoms' and why are they common on environmental issues in the third world? Illustrate your essay with specific examples.
“Received wisdoms” are defined by Schubert as “the global discourses on, and the western imagination of, buzzwords such as “land degradation”, “desertification” and “woodfuel crisis”. They are wisdoms or knowledge that is assumed, wrongly founded or exaggerated and then used to make policy, or intervene in a particular practice; information that is not necessarily true […]
‘Great Wen’ or capital of culture? In the context of this question explore different attitudes towards nineteenth century London. Illustrate your essay with specific examples.
London, as with other capital cities holds a unique place in the lives of many and its influence reaches far beyond the boundaries of its boroughs. The locus of power was regarded to have moved after the eighteenth century so that “by the second half of the nineteenth century this center of influence had shifted […]