GE103 Assignment – Case Study II
Write a 1500-word paper (case study) on a Human Geography issue in one of the regions covered on the syllabus. [The 1500 words do not include your reference list.] Upload your completed paper to the assignment submission section of Blackboard through the assignment link.
1) Choose ONE of the regions that we covered in class.
Here are the regions to choose from: (i) Europe; (ii) Middle East and North Africa; (iii) Asia ; (iv) Oceania & Antarctica; (v) Sub-Saharan Africa; (vi) South America; (vii) Central America and the Caribbean; (viii) North America.
2) then choose ONE Human Geography issue to write about. This issue must be relevant to the region that you selected. Here are the issues to choose from: (i)Population Change and Urbanization; (ii) Migration and Population Displacement; (iii) Military or Geopolitical Conflict; (iv) Ethnic or Religious Conflict; (v) Poverty and Social Development; (vi) Tourism and Cultural Preservation; (vii) Industrialization; (viii) Globalization, Trade and Economic Growth; (ix) Regional Integration.
3) Here is a guide of the things that you should include in your paper.
a) Overview of the region: a brief description of the region – population, weather/climate, vegetation, other distinct physical geographical features, and economy and major political systems in the region.
b) A map of the region: This map should be legible and identify major cities, physical, economic, and human geography features across the region.
c) Key Concepts: Definition of key terms and concepts associated with the issue area you selected.
d) Explain the Importance: Why is the issue important to the people of the region (social; economic; political; environmental).
e) Different Viewpoints: Explain how people from different socio-economic, cultural, ethnic, religious, political backgrounds or geographical landscapes across the region might have different experiences or views about the issue?
f) What is the Global Impact: How might the issue happing in this region impact/shape the rest of the world (social; economic; political, environmental).
g) What are the Solutions to the Problem: What are the ways the issue is being resolved (or not) in different countries that make up the region or in the region as a whole? h) Reference List: References can be books, journal articles, newspaper articles, blogs, online magazines or educational videos etc.
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