Introducing Human Geographies

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Introducing Human Geographies provides an innovative, comprehensive and stimulating first-year introduction to human geography. This major new textbook introduces some of the flavour and excitement of human geography today, playing not only to recognizable subfields but also making accessible some of the more contemporary developments which form the cutting edge of the discipline.
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Overview

Introducing Human Geographies provides an innovative, comprehensive and stimulating first-year introduction to human geography. This major new textbook introduces some of the flavour and excitement of human geography today, playing not only to recognizable subfields but also making accessible some of the more contemporary developments which form the cutting edge of the discipline.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780340691939
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/28/1999
  • Series: A Hodder Arnold Publication Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 10.70 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Cloke is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Exeter, UK. Philip Crang is Professor of Human Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Mark Goodwin is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Exeter, UK. All (eds), Envisioning Human Geographies (2004); All (eds), Introducing Human Geographies, 1st edition (1999); Cloke (and Philips), Re-presenting Rural Culture (2004); Crang is editor of the journal Cultural Geographies. All three authors have also written extensively with other publishers.

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Table of Contents

List of contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Pt. I Foundations 1
1 Culture - Nature 4
2 Society - Space 12
3 Local - Global 24
4 Structure - Agency 35
5 Self - Other 43
6 Image - Reality 54
Pt. II Themes 63
7 Development, Post-Development and the Global Political Economy 67
8 Survival and Resistance 76
9 Re-thinking Development 84
10 Production 95
11 Money and Finance 107
12 Consumption 114
13 Sustainability 125
14 Environmental Problems and Management 133
15 Environmental Knowledges and Environmentalism 141
16 Modernity and Modernization 153
17 A Geohistorical Interpretation of the Modern World 162
18 Memory and Heritage 170
19 Critical Geopolitics 181
20 Citizenship and Governance 189
21 Nationalism 199
22 Imaginative Geographies 209
23 Landscapes 217
24 Place 226
Pt. III Contexts 235
25 The Body 238
26 The City 246
27 The Country 256
28 Europe 268
29 Colonialism and Postcolonialism 277
30 Migrations and Diasporas 287
31 Travel and Tourism 296
32 Commodities 305
33 The Media 316
34 Cyberspace and Cyberculture 324
Postscript: Your Human Geographies 332
Glossary 333
References 345
Index 361
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