The Geographical Review

The Geographical Review is a scholarly publication devoted to geography. The Geographical Review publishes authoritative articles on all aspects of geography. In addition, The Geographical Review includes reviews of recent books, monographs, and atlases in geography and related fields.

Articles from Vol. 96, No. 4, October

Douglas R. McManis (1932-2006), Editor and Scholar
Douglas McManis served with distinction for seventeen years as editor of the Geographical Review. He will also be remembered as the author of books and articles devoted to American historical geography and a wide range of other interests. He grew up...
Gilbert Fowler White (1911-2006), Wisdom in Environmental Geography
There is hope of a less hazardous environment, and its achievement will depend upon the linking and convergence, and the integration, of hazard studies into the larger consciousness of sustainability and equity. --Gilbert F. White, Robert W....
Gross National Happiness and Environmental Status in Bhutan
There are in the heart of the vast Himalayas some strange marketplaces where one can barter the whirlwind of life for infinite wisdom. --Buddhist master Milarepa, 11th century The philosophical underpinning of life in Bhutan is upheld by Buddhist...
Hyenas and Humans in the Horn of Africa
Cultural-historical geography provides a distinctive perspective on the human/animal interface by connecting the present with the past and the particulars of the biophysical with the cultural. Scholars who have explored animals in other disciplines...
Israel's West Bank Barrier: An Impediment to Peace?
If you entrench yourself behind strong fortifications, you compel the enemy to seek a solution elsewhere. --Carl von Clausewitz (1780-1831) The construction of walls has long been a tool in regulating--or attempting to regulate--human passage...
Managing Water Resources: Past and Present
MANAGING WATER RESOURCES: Past and Present. Edited by JULIE TROTTIER and PAUL SLACK. x and 185 pp.; maps, diagrs., ills., bibliogs., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 0199267642. Like major processes of the hydrologic...
Poaching State Politics in Socialist China: Uxin Ju's Grassland Campaign, 1958-1966
Uxin Ju is no ordinary place, having once enjoyed national recognition in Mao Zedong's China. A Mongol-dominated pastoral community in western Inner Mongolia, Uxin Ju was praised in 1965 by China's state-run newspaper, the Renmin Ribao (People's Daily),...
Proprietary Residential Communities in the United States
Processes of globalization and postmodernization, contextualized at the urban scale by increasing cultural diversity, social polarization, residential segregation, and political fragmentation, together with critical social trends promoting individualism,...
Religious Affiliation and Alcohol Consumption in the United States
Previous studies demonstrate that alcohol consumption has a distinctive geographical pattern in the United States and in other countries (Smith and Hanham 1982; Powell-Griner, Anderson, and Murphy 1997; SAMHSA 1999, 2005; Nelson and others 2004). In...
Social Relations Spatially Fixed: Construction and Maintenance of School Districts in San Antonio, Texas
In 2003 the State Supreme Court of New York ruled that the state had shortchanged New York City schools by not spending enough money to provide their students with a sound, basic education as guaranteed by the state Constitution. Although the ruling...
The Recent Intellectual Structure of Geography
Study of geography's intellectual structure is an essential part of the process through which geographers continually re-create their discipline. Analysis of data that act as proxies for intellectual structure can adjudicate among competing, often...
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