Human Geography

An Everyday Geography of the Global South by Jonathan Rigg

By Jonathan Rigg

Taking a huge viewpoint of livelihoods, this ebook attracts on extra than ninety case experiences from thirty-six international locations throughout Asia, Africa and Latin the US to envision how individuals are attractive and residing with modernity. This extends from alterations within the ways in which families function, to how and why humans tackle new paintings and obtain new abilities, how migration and mobility have turn into more and more universal beneficial properties of life, and the way aspirations and expectancies are being transformed below the effect of modernization.

To date, this is the only book which takes such an method of construction an realizing of the worldwide South. through the use of the event of the non-Western international to light up and tell mainstream debates in geography, and in starting from the lived stories of ‘ordinary’ humans, this book provides an alternate perception right into a diversity of geographical debates. The readability of argument and its use of targeted case experiences makes this publication a useful source for students.

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