Cultural Geography: A Critical Introduction / Edition 1

Cultural Geography: A Critical Introduction / Edition 1

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by Donald Mitchell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557868921

ISBN-13: 9781557868923

Pub. Date: 06/16/2000

Publisher: Wiley

This book provides a critical evaluation of the transformation of cultural geography which has occurred over the past two decades. Cultural Geography explains cultural change in different geographical settings, from the politics of everyday life to the production and consumption of landscapes, to the politics of sexuality, gender, race, and nationality.

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This book provides a critical evaluation of the transformation of cultural geography which has occurred over the past two decades. Cultural Geography explains cultural change in different geographical settings, from the politics of everyday life to the production and consumption of landscapes, to the politics of sexuality, gender, race, and nationality.

  • Analyses recent transformations in cultural geographic theory, whilst salvaging the most valuable aspects of older traditions.
  • Encourages debate over the ideology of culture, the production of value and the role of cultural struggle in reproducing social life.
  • Illustrates cultural geographic theory using examples of contemporary "culture wars".
  • Adopts an approach which is both accessible and meaningful to the advanced student, by relating difficult concepts to contemporary issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557868923
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/16/2000
Series:
Critical Introductions to Geography Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

Acknowledgments.

A Critical Introduction.

Part I: The Politics of Culture:.

Part II: The Political Landscape:.

Part III: Cultural Politics:.

Conclusion: Cultural Rights, Cultural Justice, Cultural Geography.

Bibliography.

Index

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