Indian Geography in the 21st Century

Indian Geography in the 21st Century

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This book, primarily a collection of statements on action agenda to be pursued in geography in India, consists of nineteen chapters exclusively authored by the young geographers. It is organised into five parts: Part I provides a€œThe Contextual Orientationa€, Part II contemplates on a€œReshaping Geography Educationa€, Part III explores a€œResurrecting Physical Geographya€, Part IV looks at a€œRetrieving Human Geographya€, and Part V: a€œThe Summum Bonuma€ attempts to garland the emerging thoughts. The book seeks to provide a peep into the future Indian Geography and serve professional geographers, researchers, teachers and students alike.The discussion to follow in this chapter is focused on water resourcesa€“ importance and current status, anthropocentric use of water, ... Jana has taken up the issue of hazard and disaster management in the last Chapter 10 of this part. ... Lopsidedness towards human geography is manifested in the present book as well with around half of the total main essays dealing a human geographic sub- theme.

Title:Indian Geography in the 21st Century
Author:Ravi S. Singh
Publisher:Cambridge Scholars Publishing - 2009-10-02


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