CHAPTER 5

Regional Geography

H. N. Misra

Introduction

Regional geography has witnessed progressive diversification, encompassing the social, economic, ecological and environmental dimensions of space, leading towards interdisciplinary areas of collaboration with sister disciplines in physical and social sciences. It is now more focused and policy oriented. Regional geography has, thus, the potential of influencing regional development policies.

The objective of this survey is to examine the nature and trend of Regional Geography during the last five years (from 1998 to 2003). The focus is on priorities and identification of gaps which could be taken up as research frontiers, or future agenda of research in Regional Geography.

The papers published ...

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