M. Bagrov. THE PARADIGM OF MODERN GEOGRAPHY: FROM RETROSPECTION TO SOCIONOOSPHERIC DIRECTION

Ukr. geogr. z. 2011, N2:10-15
Authors: 

M. Bagrov – Taurida V. Vernadsky National University, Simferopol.

Abstract: 

n the modern globalized world it has considerable importance the question about the ways that can lead us into qualitatively different future, the question of what has to be the science’s answer to the modern challenges. In the paper it is considered what geography has to be. It is especially emphasized on the necessity of cardinal renewal of geography under conditions when understanding of geographic space is becoming basically different, the contents of object and subject of the science is radically changing. Today there is a need of geography as the methodology for creation of differentiated picture of the world regarding each structure of society. In the author’s judgment, it has to be socionoospheric geography. It is described the contents and tasks of this new branch of geography, that is beginning to develop.

Key words: 
globalized world, information society, prognostic creation, environmentology, sustainable development, noospheric development, socionoospheric geography
Pages: 
10-15
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