Scale and Geographic Inquiry: Nature, Society, and Method / Edition 1

Scale and Geographic Inquiry: Nature, Society, and Method / Edition 1

by Eric Sheppard
     
 

ISBN-10: 063123070X

ISBN-13: 9780631230700

Pub. Date: 01/26/2004

Publisher: Wiley

This book is the first contemporary book to compare and integrate the various ways geographers think about and use scale across the spectrum of the discipline and includes state-of-the-art contributions by authoritative human geographers, physical geographers and GIS specialists.

  • Provides a state of the art survey of how geographers think about scale.

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Overview

This book is the first contemporary book to compare and integrate the various ways geographers think about and use scale across the spectrum of the discipline and includes state-of-the-art contributions by authoritative human geographers, physical geographers and GIS specialists.

  • Provides a state of the art survey of how geographers think about scale.
  • Brings together recent interest in scale in human and physical geography, as well as geographic information science
  • Places competing concepts of scale side by side in order to compare them.
  • The introduction and conclusion, by the editors, explores the common ground.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631230700
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/26/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

List of Contributors.

Preface.

Introduction: Scale And Geographic Inquiry: Robert B. Mcmaster And Eric Sheppard (University Of Minnesota, University Of Minnesota).

1. Fractals And Scale In Environmental Assessment And Monitoring: Nina Siu-Ngan Lam (Louisiana State University).

2. Population And Environment Interactions: Spatial Considerations In Landscape Characterization And Modeling: Stephen J. Walsh, Kelley A. Crews-Meyer, Thomas W. Crawford, William F. Welsh (University Of North Carolina, University Of Texas, Gettysburg College, University Of North Carolina).

3 Crossing The Divide: Linking Global And Local Scales In Human-Environment Systems: William E. Easterling And Colin Polsky (Penn State University, Harvard University).

4. Independence, Contingency, And Scale Linkage In Physical Geography: Jonathan D. Phillips (University Of Kentucky).

5. Embedded Scales In Biogeography: Susy S. Ziegler, Gary M. Pereira, Dwight A. Brown (All At University Of Minnesota).

6. Scaled Geographies: Nature, Place, And The Contested Politics Of Scale: Erik Swyndegouw (University Of Oxford).

7. Scales Of Cybergeography: Michael F. Goodchild (University Of California).

8. A Long Way From Home: Domesticating The Social Production Of Scale: Sallie Marston (University Of Arizona).

9. Scale Bending And The Fate Of The National: Neil Smith (City University Of New York).

10. Is There A Europe Of Cities? Peter Taylor (Loughborough University).

11. The Politics Of Scale And Networks Of Spatial Connectivity: Transnational Interurban Networks And Rescaling Of Political Governance In Europe: Helga Leitner (University Of Minnesota).

12. Scale And Geographic Inquiry: Contrasts, Intersections, And Boundaries: Robert B. Mcmaster And Eric Sheppard (University Of Minnesota, University Of Minnesota).

Index.

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