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Adventures in mapping | TED Playlist

Adventures in mapping | TED Playlist | Advanced Human Geography | Scoop.it
Maps don’t just tell you which street to turn left on. Maps convey information that shapes our lives, deepen our understanding of problems and our ability to create solutions, and whisk our imaginations to new lands. See what we mean, below.
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Contemporary cartography in practice.

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Air Quality Worries Dampen Chinese New Year Fireworks

Air Quality Worries Dampen Chinese New Year Fireworks | Advanced Human Geography | Scoop.it
After severe air pollution choked scores of cities last year, firework sales are down.
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Indian woman and baby burned alive for dowry, police say

Indian woman and baby burned alive for dowry, police say | Advanced Human Geography | Scoop.it
Police in eastern India have arrested the husband and parents-in-law of a 22-year-old woman for allegedly burning her and her 1-year-old baby girl alive.
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The haunting reminder that dowry deaths are still a part of deeply rooted patriarchal societies.

 

Keyterms: Dowry death, Bride Burning, South Asia, Patriarchal Society, Gender Inequity, Dowry

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