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By Stuart C Aitken,Gill Valentine

ISBN-10: 1446276015

ISBN-13: 9781446276013

ISBN-10: 1446276023

ISBN-13: 9781446276020

"The booklet covers a few of the (traditionally) such a lot obtuse and difficult-to-grasp philosophical principles that experience motivated geographers/geography. the truth that those are offered in an inclusive and obtainable demeanour is a key power. Many scholars have commented that the chapters they've got learn have inspired them to learn extra during this box, that's tremendous from a lecturer's perspective."

- Richard White, Sheffield Hallam University

A re-creation of the vintage ways textual content for college kids, organised in 3 sections, which overviews and explains the background and philosophy of Human Geographies in all its functions by way of those that guidance it:

  • Section One – Philosophies: Positivist Geography / Humanism / Feminist Geographies / Marxisms / Structuration concept / Human Animal / Realism / Postmodern Geographies/ Poststructuralist Theories / Actor-Network thought, / Postcolonialism / Geohumanities / applied sciences
  • Section – People: associations and Cultures / locations and Contexts / thoughts and wishes / figuring out position / own and Political / changing into a Geographer / stream and come across / areas and Flows / areas as strategies
  • Section 3 – Practices: Mapping and Geovisualization / Quantification, proof, and Positivism / Geographic info platforms / Humanism / Activism / Feminist Geographies / Poststructuralist Theories / Psychoanalysis / Environmental Inquiry / Contested Geographies and tradition Wars

Fully up-to-date all through and with 8 fresh chapters - this is often the middle textual content for modules on background, concept, and perform in Human Geography.

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