GEOG 1000

The Geographic Resource Centre (GRC) located in S403 Ross provides research and study facilities for students in the Department.

Text:
Marston, Sallie A., Paul L Knox, and Diana M Liverman. World Regions in Global Context: Peoples, Places, and Environments. 6th ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2017. Available in the GRC

September 19:

Viviane Rutabingwa & James Kassaga Arinaitwe. 2015. Taylor Swift Is Dreaming Of A Very White Africa. National Public Radio [NPR], September 1, 2015

September 21:

[Recommended video] Al Jazeera’s “The Scramble for Africa”

 September 26:

[Recommended] Desmond Tutu. 1984. "Desmond Tutu's Nobel Lecture upon Winning the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize"

September 28:

Ben Rawlance. 2016. Dadaab: Inside the world's largest refugee camp. The Telegraph, January 29, 2016.

 Explore Dadaab Stories: http://www.dadaabstories.org/

October 3:

Paul Waldie. 2011. Banning the Food Band Aid to Help the Hungry Help Themselves, Globe and Mail, February 28, 2011.

October 5:

Barry Bearak. 2010. For Some Bushmen, a Homeland Worth the Fight, New York Times, November 4, 2010.

October 6/7 [tutorial]:

Wikipedia entry on “globalization”: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Globalization

October 13/14 [tutorial]:

Robert Saunders. 2012. Undead spaces: Fear, globalization, and the popular geopolitics of Zombiism. Geopolitics 17: 80-104.

October 17:

Kenichi Serino. 2015.  The human victims in the fight over rhino poaching in Africa. Al Jazeera, January 7, 2015.

October 24:

Jacopo Ottaviani. 2014. Interactive: China's African spending spree, Al Jazeera English, March 21, 2014.  [read the article and play around with the interactive website]

October 26:

Uzodinma Iweala. 2007. Stop Trying to 'Save' Africa, Washington Post, July 15, 2007.

October 31:

[Recommended] Scott Anderson. 2016. Fractured lands: How the Arab World came apart, New York Times Magazine, August 11, 2016.

November 2:

John Allemang. 2011. The Exponential Power of Public Squares, Globe and Mail, February 25, 2011.

November 7:

Explore the following websites:

Global Carbon Atlas. 2016. Carbon Story. http://globalcarbonatlas.org/?q=outreach  [Explore “Enter the Past,” “Enter the Present,” and “Enter the Future.”]

KILN. 2016. The Carbon Map. http://www.carbonmap.org/ [Watch the video and play around with the website.]

November 9:

Lucy Westcott. 2015. Water Being Used as a Weapon in the Middle East, Red Cross Warns, Newsweek, March 25, 2015.

November 21:

Thongchai Winichakul. 1994. Siam Mapped. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 37-51; 62-68; 81-94.

November 23:

Anthony Reid. 1988. Southeast Asia in the Age of Commerce 1450-1680, Volume One:  the Land Below the Winds. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 45-52. On Reserve in the GRC

January 25:

Jonathan Watts. 2014. Brazil's Landless Workers Movement renews protest on 30th anniversary, The Guardian, 13 February 2014.

February 1:

Stephanie Nolan. 2015.  Brazil’s Colour Bind. Globe and Mail, July 31, 2015.

February 8:

Anthony Bebbington. 2009. The New Extraction: Rewriting the Political Ecology of the Andes?  NACLA Report on the Americas, September/October 2009, 12-40.

February 9-10:

Peace Presence (http://peacepresence.org/)

February 16-17:

Ecological Footprint Exercise

March 6:

 Truth and Reconciliation Committee. 2012. They Came for the Children., pp. 1-20.

March 8:

 Green, H. 2013. State, company, and community relations at the Polaris mine (Nunavut), Études/Inuit/Studies, 37 (2): 37-57.

March 13:

 Babones, S. 2012. Why Have Levels of Income Inequality Risen So Much?

Florida, R. 2013. More losers than winners in America's new economic geography.  Atlantic, CityLab. January 30.

Inequality.org 2016. Income inequality.

March 20:

 O’Hagan, M. 2014 Post-Katrina: Will New Orleans still be New Orleans? Equal Voice News, April 10, 2014.

Uberti, D. 2015 Ten years after the storm: Has New Orleans learned the lessons of Katrina? Guardian, July 27, 2015

March 29:                           

Chyong, C. K. 2014. Why Europe should support reform of the Ukrainian gas market – or risk a cut-off, European Council on Foreign Relations Policy Brief No. 113, September, 2014.

Kirby, P. 2014. Russia’s gas fight with Ukraine, BBC News, October 31, 2014.

April 3:

 Traynor, I. & Smith, H. 2016.  EU border controls: Schengen scheme on the brink after Amsterdam talks  Guardian,  January 26, 2016

April 5:

Dhéret, C. 2011. How to reduce socio-economic inequality in Europe? Challenge Europe, May, 2011.

Pickett, K. 2014. Reducing inequality: An essential step for development and wellbeing, Journal for a Progressive Economy, January 24, 2104