AMU B.A/B.Sc. Geography – GGB-251
Topics covered are as follows,
Unit I Introduction: Meaning and Scope of Human Geography; Major Themes; Environmental
Determinism, Possibilism, Neo-determinism, their contemporary relevance.
Unit II Space and Society: Major cultural regions, distribution and characteristics of race,
Religion and Language.
Unit III Population-Resource Relationship; Optimum, Over Population, Under Population, their
problem and prospects, Population Growth and Distribution; Population Composition;
Demographic Transition Theory.
Unit IV Settlements: Types of Rural Settlements; Classification of Urban Settlements; Trends
and Patterns of World Urbanization.