GETh 102: Region and World Regional Pattern

Course IDCourse NameInstructorRoom NumberTime
GETh 102Region and World Regional PatternDr. M. Maksudur Rahman2031:30-2:20 P.M. (Monday), 9:00-9:50 A.M. (Wednesday)

1. Region: Definitions, Types, Characteristics, World Regionalization, Dynamic concepts
2. Regional Geography Basics: Issues of people and land, Political Freedom, Economic Inequality, Global Economy, Natural Environment, Human Development and Human Rights
3. Globalization and World Regions: Concepts and Facets of Globalization and Localization, Major World Regions
4. World Physical Regions: Characteristics of Physical Regions, Climatic Region, Vegetation Region, Soil Region
5. World Human Regions: Characteristics of Humanistic Regions, Cultural Region, Economic Region, Urban Region, Population Region
Suggested Readings:
Bradshaw, M., White, G.W. and Chacko, E. (2004) Contemporary World Regional Geography, McGraw Hill (2nd Edition)
Pulsipher, L.M. and Pulsipher, A. (2006) World Regional Geography: Global Patterns, Local Lives, W. H, Freeman and Company (3rd Edition)
De Blij, H.J. and Muller, P.O. (2004) Geography: Realms, Regions and Concepts, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (11th Eedition)

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