Geography

Geography (from Greek: γεωγραφία, geographia, literally "earth description") is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of the Earth and planets. The first person to use the word γεωγραφία was Eratosthenes (276–194 BC). Geography is an all-encompassing discipline that seeks an understanding of Earth and its human and natural complexities—not merely where objects are, but also how they have changed and come to be. Geography is often defined in terms of two branches: human geography and physical geography. Human geography is concerned with the study of people and their communities, cultures, economies, …

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BCCLA: BC Civil Liberties Association · 15 May 2024

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practical considerations such as social and physical geography may impact the value of a citizen’s right to vote voter parity, and concluded that “[f]actors like geography, community history, community interests and minority range of factors, such as social or physical geography, in order to determine whether the legislation


UBC: UBC Press · 15 May 2024 English

The old neo-liberal economic theory that deregulation will solve the problem of unaffordable housing is being contradicted by reality, with ugly consequences for social cohesion, mental health, urban vitality, and …

Institute of California. INEQUALITY AND URBAN GEOGRAPHY To sum up, then, inequality, more than any other a major factor, manifest both in the economic geography ofBroken City


AUP: Athabasca University Press · 14 May 2024 English

In every sphere of life, division and intolerance has polarized communities and entire nations. The learned construction of the Other—an evil “enemy” against whom both physical and discursive violence is …

(2020) in the International Encyclopedia of Human Geography makes evident the deep spatial divides between


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 14 May 2024 English

Migration Governance in North America engages the complex dynamics of mobilities across the continent. Situating North America within the global migration landscape, it unpacks such issues as temporary labour mobility, …

international relations, law, anthropology, sociology, geography, and history, the series highlights new and contributions from political science, demography, geography, and sociol- ogy. While to date, scholarship on 2012. “Going Back Home? Changing Demography and Geography of Mexican Return Migration.” Population Research


CDPDJ: Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse · 9 May 2024

Inuit children whose situation falls under the jurisdiction of Nunavik's youth protection services, and their families, are not receiving the services they are entitled to receive, concludes the Commission des …

Indigenous identity and residence by Indigenous geography: production du logement en envisageant la complexité” (2020) communities where by Indigenous identity, Indigenous geography and labour force status: access to lawyers is


Canadian Housing and Renewal Association · 9 May 2024 English

You are: passionate and driven to apply your creativity and considerable technical knowledge to analyzing and developing effective, innovative and grounded housing policy alternatives. [...] Establishes and maintains effective working …

resource management, business administration, geography or a related discipline (ie. urban planning) supplemented


NPI: Northern Policy Institute · 8 May 2024 English

The author has shortened this label to “Mining and Quarrying” in the context of Temiskaming Shores to avoid confusion for the reader. [...] 10 Commentary The Prosperity Continues: An Updated …

Canadian Business Counts. Various issues. Custom Geography. Community Data Program (CDP). Accessed December 98-10-0459-01 Commuting flow from geography of residence to geography of work by gender: Census subdivisions


CHB: Coach House Books · 7 May 2024 English

Taking its title from lossless data compression algorithms, Lossless transmits through time and space those ‘stabs of self’ that intensify with loss of relationships, of faith, of childhood, of people. …

resolution, tundra to our backs. 67FIRST-PERIOD GEOGRAPHY I SAT BEHIND LISA SEIDER Filmstrip feed & I Was Late to Everything:  // First-Period Geography I Sat Behind Lisa Seider:  // What We Talked


CHB: Coach House Books · 7 May 2024 English

THE TORONTO STAR'S "30 BOOKS WE CAN'T WAIT TO READ THIS SPRING" The updated edition of a Toronto favourite meanders around some of the city’s unique neighborhoods and considers what …

intellectuals, concerned, in part, with the effects of geography on human emotions and behaviour. They did absurd your conversation will start to bounce off the geography, taking both your body and mind to places you


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 7 May 2024 English

Political equity advocates and academics often argue that we must elect more women, but what difference does it make if we do? What Women Represent shows that women can and …

arrangements that are centred around party or geography are less instructive (Campbell et al. 2010),


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