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Human & social geography (L7)

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Human & social geography (L700) The systematic study of the spatial distribution and interrelationships of people, natural resources, plant and animal life. Geography & Environmental Science
Human & social geography by area (L710) The systematic study of the spatial distribution and interrelationships of people, natural resources, plant and To animal life in a particular area. Geography & Environmental Science
Human & social geography of Europe (L711) The systematic study of the spatial distribution and interrelationships of people, natural resources, plant and animal life in the European continent. Geography & Environmental Science
Human & social geography of Asia (L712) The systematic study of the spatial distribution and interrelationships of people, natural resources, plant and animal life in the Asian continent. Geography & Environmental Science
Human & social geography of Africa (L713) The systematic study of the spatial distribution and interrelationships of people, natural resources, plant and animal life in the African continent. Geography & Environmental Science
Human & social geography of Australasia (L714) The systematic study of the spatial distribution and interrelationships of people, natural resources, plant and animal life in the Australasian continent. Geography & Environmental Science
Human & social geography of the Americas (L715) The systematic study of the spatial distribution and interrelationships of people, natural resources, plant and animal life in the American continent. Geography & Environmental Science
Human & social geography of the Arctic/Antarctic (L716) The systematic study of the spatial distribution and interrelationships of people, natural resources, plant and animal life in the Arctic and Antarctic continents. Geography & Environmental Science
Human & social geography by topic (L720) The study of particular topics within Human and Social Geography. Geography & Environmental Science
Economic geography (L721) The study of the relationship between economic factors and the distribution and interaction of people with the natural environment. Geography & Environmental Science
Urban geography (L722) The study of the relationship between people and the environment in towns and cities. Geography & Environmental Science
Political geography (L723) The study of the influence of political factors in the distribution of populations and their effect on the environment. Geography & Environmental Science
Transport geography (L724) The study of the influence of travel and transport on populations and the environment. Geography & Environmental Science
Historical geography (L725) The study of earlier and continuing topographical, topological and social developments and their influence on populations and the environment. Geography & Environmental Science
Cultural geography (L726) The study of the influence of beliefs and value systems on populations and the environment. Geography & Environmental Science
Agricultural geography (L727) The study of agricultural influences on populations and the environment. Geography & Environmental Science
Human Demography (L728) The statistical study of any kind of human population that changes over time or space. Includes the study of the size, structure and distribution of human populations and spatial and/or temporal changes in them in response to birth, migration, aging and death. Geography & Environmental Science
Human & social geography not elsewhere classified (L790) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other Human and Social Geography categories. To be used sparingly. Geography & Environmental Science