ERIC Number: ED429910
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Teaching Political Geography. Proceedings of a Symposium at the Annual Meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE) (San Antonio, Texas, October 1995). Pathways in Geography Resource Publication: No. 19.
Davidson, Fiona M., Ed.; Leib, Jonathan I., Ed; Shelley, Fred M., Ed; Webster, Gerald R., Ed.
The essays in this collection originated at a symposium on the teaching of political geography focused on the implementation of Standard 13 (National Geography Standards), "How the forces of cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control of earth's surface." The 16 chapters (or essays) in the collection are: (1) "Teaching Political Geography" (Fiona M. Davidson; Jonathan I. Leib; Fred M. Shelley; and Gerald R. Webster); (2) "Dividing Earth Space: The Political Geography of Europe, 1900-2000" (Brian W. Blouet); (3) "National Standards and National Socialism: The Political Geography of the Nazi Party Vote and Teaching toward the Geography Standards" (Colin Flint); (4) "A New Europe? The European Union and the Regions: The Case of Scotland" (Fiona M. Davidson); (5) "When Walls Come Down and Borders Open: New Geopolitical Worlds at the Grassroots in Eastern Europe" (Stanley D. Brunn); (6) "Geographic Implications of Devolution and Change in the American Federal System" (Janet E. Kodras); (7) "Political Space in the United States" (Gerald R. Webster); (8) "Political Geography and Voting Rights in the United States" (Jonathan I. Leib); (9) "Teaching Electoral Geography" (Douglas Deane Jones); (10) "Teaching the Geography of the United States Foreign Policy" (Fred M. Shelley); (11) "The Rhetoric and Rationale of Free Trade: A Political Geography Perspective" (Christopher D. Merrett); (12) "Teaching Global Environmental Change as Local Political Conflict" (William D. Solecki; Shira Birnbaum); (13) "The Dynamic Political Map" (Alice T. M. Rechlin Perkins); (14) "The Dynamic Political Map: Learning Activities" (Alice T. M. Rechlin Perkins); (15) "Effective Writing Assignments in Teaching Political Geography" (Arlene M. Shelley); and (16) "Redistricting Electoral Space: A Case Study of U.S. Congressional Districts in Georgia" (Scott R. Myers). (BT)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, Human Geography, International Relations, Learning Activities, Learning Strategies, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Writing Assignments
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: National Council for Geographic Education.