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Applied Geography: Overview and Introduction

  • Martin S. Kenzer
Part of the The GeoJournal Library book series (GEJL, volume 15)

Abstract

For well over a decade, many professional geographers in the United States have demonstrated considerable interest in the applied aspects of their discipline. Their attention has been focused on job opportunities rather than geography’s traditional role as a problem-solving discipline that contributes to a broad, well-rounded, liberal arts education. A similar pattern developed later in Canada, and it spread to England shortly thereafter. The ‘applied movement’ is today well ensconced in academic geography programs in many countries.

Keywords

Geographic Information System Geographic Research American Geographer Cultural Geographer Specialty Group 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin S. Kenzer
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  1. 1.Department of Geography and AnthropologyLouisiana State UniversityBaton RougeUSA

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