Key Thinkers on Space and Place / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- SAGE Publications
'It is a safe bet that Key Thinkers will emerge as something of a 'hit' within the undergraduate community and will rise to prominance as a 'must buy'
-Environment and Planning
'Key Thinkers on Space and Place is an engagingly written, well-researched and very accessible book. It will surely prove an invaluable tool for students, whom I would strongly encourage to purchase this edited collection as one of the best guides to recent geographical thought'
-Claudio Minca, University of Newcastle
'Key Thinkers is the best encyclopedic tool for human geographers since the Dictionary of Human Geography. It takes into its orbit discussions of the lives and work of the last three decades' major thinkers on space and place. It is hugely useful for students who want an easy way to access the roots of where some major themes and debates in contemporary geography. It is organized so that each chapter details the scholar's biography, their contribution to spatial and place-based theory and the controversies that arise through their work'
- Stuart Aitken, San Diego State University
Key Thinkers on Space and Place is a comprehensive guide to the latest work on space. Each entry is a short interpretative essay of 2,500 words, outlining the contributions made by the key theorists, and comprises:
· a concise biography, indicating disciplinary background, career trajectory and collaboration with others
· an outline of the key theoretical, conceptual and methodological ideas each has introduced to human geography
· an explanation of the reaction to, and uptake of, how these ideas has changed and evolved over time
· an explanation of how these theories have been used and critiqued by human geographers
· a selective bibliography of each thinker's key publications (and key secondary publications)
The text is introduced by a contextual essay which outlines in general terms the shifting ways in which space and place have been theorised and which explains how Key Thinkers on Space and Place can be used. A glossary that defines key traditions, with cross-links to key theorists and a timeline of key article/book publication date is also included.
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About the Author
Phil Hubbard is Professor in Urban Studies in the University of Kent’s School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research.
Rob Kitchin is a professor and ERC Advanced Investigator in the National Institute of Regional and Spatial Analysis at the National University of Ireland Maynooth, for which he was director between 2002 and 2013. He has published widely across the social sciences, including 23 books and 140 articles and book chapters. He is editor of the international journals, Progress in Human Geography and Dialogues in Human Geography, and for eleven years was the editor of Social and Cultural Geography. He was the editor-in-chief of the 12 volume, International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, and edits two book series, Irish Society and Key Concepts in Geography. He is currently a PI on the Programmable City project, the Digital Repository of Ireland, and the All-Island Research Observatory. He has delivered over 100 invited talks at conferences and universities and his research has been cited over 600 times in local, national and international media. His book ‘Code/Space’ (with Martin Dodge) won the Association of American Geographers ‘Meridian Book Award’ for the outstanding book in the discipline in 2011 and a ‘CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2011’ award from the American Library Association. He was the 2013 recipient of the Royal Irish Academy's Gold Medal for the Social Sciences.
Professor Valentine has held prestigious international visiting fellowships at the Universities of Sydney, Australia and Otago, New Zealand and has visited and given keynote addresses at a range of prestigious international conferences. She was co-founder and co-editor of the international journal Social and Cultural Geography, and co-edited Gender, Place and Culture. She has undertaken international research in Europe, Africa and the USA and is committed to developing the University of Sheffield's international strategy within the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Table of Contents
Benedict Anderson - Euan HaugeTrevor Barnes - Susanne ReimerJean Baudrillard - David Clarke and Marcus DoelZygmunt Bauman - David Clarke and Marcus DoelUlrich Beck - Lewis HollwayBrian Berry - Gordon ClarkeHomi K Bhabha - Constantina PapouliasPierre Bourdieu - Gary BridgeJudith Butler - Minelle MahtaniManuel Castells - Phil HubbardStuart E Corbridge - Simon BatterburyDenis Cosgrove - Keith LilleyMike Davis - Don Mc NeillMichael Dear - Don Mc Neill and Mark Tewdwr-JonesGiles Deleuze - Marcus Doel and David ClarkeArturo Escobar - Simon Batterbury and Jude FernandoMichel Foucault - Chris PhiloAnthony Giddens - Barney WarfReginard Golledge - Rob KitchinDerek Gregory - Barney WarfTorsten H[um]agerstrand - Robin FlowerdewPeter Haggett - Robin FlowerdewStuart Hall - Don MitchellDonna Haraway - Lewis HollowayJ Brian Harley - Keith LilleyDavid Harvey - Noel Castreebell hooks - Katherine Mc KittrickPeter Jackson - Don MitchellBruno Latour - Eric LaurierHenri Lefebvre - Rob ShieldsDavid Ley - Paul RodawayDoreen Massey - Felicity CallardGillian Rose - Minelle MahtaniEdward W Said - Karen MorinAndrew Sayer - Andy PrattAmartya Sen - Simon Batterbury and Jude FernandoDavid Sibley - Minelle MahtaniNeil Smith - Noel CastreeEdward Soja - Alan LathamGayatari Chakravorty Spivak - Robina Mohammad and James SidawayMichael Storper - Susanne ReimerPeter Taylor - Jim GlassmanNigel Thrift - Barney WarfWaldo R Tobler - Robin FlowerdewYi-Fu Tuan - Paul RodawayPaul Virilio - David Clarke and Marcus DoelImmanuel Wallerstein - Jim GlassmanMichael J Watts - Thomas PerreaultRaymond Williams - Don Mitchell and Carrie BreitbachIris Marion Young - Felicity Callard