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Graves, Norman J. – Journal of Geography, 1981
This discussion of comparative international geographical education describes a three-phase educational typology based on political, economic, and cultural characteristics; man-land relationships; and geography as an academic discipline. A country's choice of educational emphasis reflects its prevailing political and social values. (AM)
Descriptors: Change Agents, Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Democratic Values
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Knight, David B. – Journal of Geography, 1987
This paper explores how the people of Owen Sound, Ontario viewed the various regions of their city. Presents maps showing perceptions of positive and negative regions. Includes examples of citizens' characterizations of these regions, showing social attitudes and values. (JDH)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Human Geography, Social Attitudes
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Johnston, R. J. – Journal of Geography, 1987
Describes the main findings of British urban social geographers. Concludes that though social geographers have adequately described residential areas using "objective data," they still have not conveyed much of what it is like for people to live in urban areas. Includes a 68-item bibliography. (JDH)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Human Geography, Social Attitudes