Reader 1: Latitude, Longitude, Infinitude
Reader 2: An English Speaking World
discussion homework wk2
|Patterns of subsistence|
Reader 3: Setting the Scene and Yanomami Apocalypse
discussion homework wk3
| Economic and social impacts of globalization|
Reader 4: Manufacturing Poverty, The Maquiladorization of Mexico discussion homework wk4
Assignment #1 due
geography research on the web
Reader 5: Taking Population Seriously
Population Geography from about.com, Animated population pyramid for the U.S.
|Conflicting interests in the Amazon rainforest|
Reader 6: Big Business in the Amazon
discussion homework wk6
|Landscape and Cultural Geography|
Reader 7: The Heritage of Cultural Geography
discussion homework wk7
|Environmental degradation: pollution|
Reader 8: The Earth as Output: Pollution
Assignment #2 due by Friday 10/20
discussion homework wk8
| Development: The "Third World" Experience|
Reader 9: National Perspectives on Third World Development
discussion homework wk9
| Patterns of Agriculture Traditional vs. Modern|
Reader 10: "The Harvest" Mayan farming techniques.
Reader 11: "Land Labs"
discussion homework wk10
|Agriculture: effects of the Green Revolution|
2nd Reader #1: Women and the Green Revolution
study guide for Thursday's midterm
discussion homework wk11
|Geography Awareness Week|
The Borneo Project
2nd Reader # 2: "Why & What are Geographic Information Systems?" (read pages in this order: pp.9, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10)
2nd Reader # 3: "Whose Woods are These?"
2nd Reader # 4:"Cash vs. an allegiance to heritage" & "Gold is pitted against a vital resource"
*Additional handouts for this week:
"The Savior of Sarawak," "Survivors," "TREES color brochure," "Tree People's L.A. Pilot Project," "Rain Brainstorm."
discussion homework wk12
Assignment #3 due by Friday 11/17
|Thanksgiving: discussion sections will not meet this week|
| Urban Geography|
2nd Reader pp.37-38 Urban Growth
2nd Reader # 5: "Cultural Identity, Sexual Liberation and Urban Structure: the Gay Community in San Francisco"
discussion homework wk14
| Urban Geography|
2nd Reader # 6: "The Responsible City"
Assignment #4 due Friday 12/8 - by 1:00pm - not by e-mail!
discussion homework wk15
|Finals|| FINAL EXAM study guide 1:00-4:00pm in room 202|
Frequently asked questions for the second midterm