×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Introducing Human Geographies / Edition 2
  • Alternative view 1 of Introducing Human Geographies / Edition 2
  • Alternative view 2 of Introducing Human Geographies / Edition 2
     

Introducing Human Geographies / Edition 2

by Paul Cloke, Philip Crang, Mark Goodwin
 

See All Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 034088276X

ISBN-13: 9780340882764

Pub. Date: 08/18/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Introducing Human Geographies is a comprehensive, stimulating and innovative introduction to human geography. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to build upon the success of the acclaimed first edition. Now in full colour and with sixteen new chapters, discussion points and glossary definitions in the margin, it is even more

Overview

Introducing Human Geographies is a comprehensive, stimulating and innovative introduction to human geography. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to build upon the success of the acclaimed first edition. Now in full colour and with sixteen new chapters, discussion points and glossary definitions in the margin, it is even more accessible.

Part one discusses the principal ideas through which human geographers understand and shape their subject.

Part two examines each of the main sub-fields:

·cultural geography

·development geography

·economic geography

·environmental geography

·historical geography

·political geography

·rural geography

·social geography

·urban geography.

Part three demonstrates how different thematic interests are combined in cutting-edge human geographical debates.

Introducing Human Geographies continues to be the essential textbook for first year undergraduate geography students taking introductory courses in human geography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340882764
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/18/2005
Series:
A Hodder Arnold Publication Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
10.60(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part 1 Foundations
Culture-Nature
Society-Space
Local-Global
Control-Freedom
Self-Other
Image-Reality
Masculinity-Femininity
Science-Art
Relevant-Esoteric
Part 2 Themes
Section 1 Cultural Geographies
Imaginative Geographies
Landscapes
The Geographies of Material Culture
Section 2 Development Geographies
Theories of Development
Rethinking Development
Survival and Resistance
Section 3 Economic Geographies
Production
Money and Finance
Consumption Geographies
Section 4 Environmental Geographies
Global and Local Environmental Problems
Sustainability
Environmental Knowledges and Environmentalism
Section 5 Historical Geographies
Memory and Heritage
Colonialism and Postcolonialism
Modernity and Modernisation
Section 6 Political Geographies
Geopolitics
Citizenship and Governance
Nationalism
Section 7 Social Geographies
Identity
Identity and difference: age, dis/ability and sexuality
Exclusion
Section 8 Urban and Rural Geographies
Urban Forms
Sensing the city: urban experiences
The country
Part 3 Issues
Emotional Geographies
Place
Diasporas
Migration and Refugees
Travel and Tourism
Commodities
The media
War/Peace
Globalization and protest
Who cares?
Postscript: your human geographies

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews