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Geographical agenda for a changing world

Geographical agenda for a changing world

a report commissioned by the SSRC Human Geography Committee

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Published by Chadwyck-Healey in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by B.T. Robson and J. Rees
ContributionsRobson, B. T. 1939-, Rees, J., Social Science Research Council (Great Britain). Human Geography Committee.
The Physical Object
FormatMicrofiche
Pagination2 microfiches
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Open LibraryOL14343370M

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Geographical agenda for a changing world: a report commissioned by the SSRC Human Geography Committee. The National Research Council has undertaken a study entitled Strategic Directions for the Geographical Sciences in the Next Decade that will formulate a short list of high-priority research questions in the geographical sciences that are relevant to societal needs.

An ad hoc committee has been appointed to carry out this study, and as part of its information-gathering efforts, the committee. Sweeping geopolitical changes have unfolded during the past two decades.

The bipolar system of Cold War alliances has disintegrated, several states have broken up (the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia), new states have emerged (Er-itrea, East Timor), and suprastate blocs have grown in.

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