Acta Geographica Sinica ›› 1994, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (s1): 609-615.doi: 10.11821/xb1994S1004

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REVIEW AND PROPECTS FOR HUMAN GEOGRAPHICAL STUDIES IN CHINA

Guo Laixi   

  1. Cammutee of Human Geography, Geographical society of China, Beijing 100101
  • Online:1994-12-15 Published:1994-12-15

Abstract: This article reviews the resurgent process of human geography in China since the 1980’s.It evaluates the achievements of Chinese human grographycal studies from many aspects, such as the normalization of. the discipline, academic orgnisation building, theoretical studies and publications. The establishment of theoretical system of chinese human grography, dominant disciplines serving for the national economy, development of weak branches of human grography, publication of high leval scientific achievements and training of forward talents leaping over centuries of the discipline are also discussed in this article.

Key words: Chinese human geography, deveopment evaluation, future prospects