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Two new coursebooks for the Geography for the IB Diploma syllabus. This attractive, full-colour coursebook covers the seven sections of the Higher Level Extension syllabus in Geography for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma. It is written by a highly experienced author and former head of Geography at a major IB school in the UK. The coursebook explores the theme of Global Interactions and contains: key questions outlining the main issues for each topic; case studies selected from every continent; activities and geographical skills guidance; discussion points and research ideas; integrated Theory of Knowledge links; examination-style questions; definitions of key terms and useful web links.
Geography for the IB Diploma Global Interactions
Introduction; Section 1. Measuring Global Interactions: 1. Global participation; 2. Global core and periphery; Section 2. Changing Space: the Shrinking World: 3. Time-space convergence and the reduction in the friction of distance; 4. Extension and density of networks; Section 3. Economic Interactions and Flows: 5. Financial flows; 6. Labour flows; 7. Information flows; Section 4. Environmental Change; 8. Degradation through raw material production; 9. The effects of transnational manufacturing and services; 10. Transboundary pollution; 11. Homogenisation of landscapes; Section 5. Sociolcultural Exchanges; 12. Cultural diffusion: the process; 13. Consumerism and culture; 14. Sociocultural integration; Section 6. Political Outcomes; 15. Loss of sovereignty; 16. Responses; Section 7. Global Interactions at the Local Level: 17. Globalisation and the adoption of globalisation; 18. Local responses to globalisation; 19. Alternatives; Index; Acknowledgements.