Drawing together specially commissioned contributors from distinguished geographers from around the world the book examines the place of geography in ethics and of ethics in geography.
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Geography and Ethics

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Drawing together specially commissioned contributors from distinguished geographers from around the world the book examines the place of geography in ethics and of ethics in geography.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203026489
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/5/1999
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

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List of contributors
1 Introduction: overlapping terrains 1
Pt. 1 Ethics and space 17
2 Meaning and geography 19
3 Geography, justice and the limits of rights 30
4 Geography, fairness, and liberal democracy 44
5 Exploring the ethics of development 59
6 Virtual geographies: the ethics of the Internet 72
Pt. 2 Ethics and place 93
7 "Hereness" and the normativity of place 95
8 Geography and evil: a sketch 106
9 The ethnic cleansing of a "safe area": the fall of Srebrenica and the ethics of un-governmentality 120
10 Social justice, self-interest and Salman Rushdie: re-assessing identity politics in multicultural Britain 132
Pt. 3 Ethics and nature 147
11 A moral earth: facts and values in global environmental change 149
12 Natural and unnatural wars 163
13 Altered states: nature and place in the Russian Far East 175
14 The problem of pigs 193
Pt. 4 Ethics and knowledge 207
15 Community, justice, and the ethics of research: negotiating reciprocal research relations 209
16 Morals and ethics in geographical studies of disability 223
17 Reciprocal appropriation: toward an ethics of cross-cultural research 237
18 Ethical issues in practical contexts 251
19 The end of the Enlightenment? Moral philosophy and geographical practice 263
20 Conclusion: towards a context-sensitive ethics 275
Index 291
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