Get Approaches to Human Geography: Philosophies, Theories, PDF

By Stuart C Aitken,Gill Valentine

"The publication covers a few of the (traditionally) so much obtuse and difficult-to-grasp philosophical principles that experience prompted geographers/geography. the truth that those are provided in an inclusive and available demeanour is a key energy. Many scholars have commented that the chapters they've got learn have inspired them to learn extra during this box, that is remarkable from a lecturer's perspective."

- Richard White, Sheffield Hallam University

A new version of the vintage ways textual content for college kids, organised in 3 sections, which overviews and explains the background and philosophy of Human Geographies in all its functions via those that preparation it:

  • Section One – Philosophies: Positivist Geography / Humanism / Feminist Geographies / Marxisms / Structuration thought / Human Animal / Realism / Postmodern Geographies/ Poststructuralist Theories / Actor-Network thought, / Postcolonialism / Geohumanities / applied sciences
  • Section – People: associations and Cultures / areas and Contexts / stories and needs / realizing position / own and Political / turning into a Geographer / stream and come across / areas and Flows / locations as suggestions
  • Section 3 – Practices: Mapping and Geovisualization / Quantification, proof, and Positivism / Geographic info structures / Humanism / Activism / Feminist Geographies / Poststructuralist Theories / Psychoanalysis / Environmental Inquiry / Contested Geographies and tradition Wars

Fully up-to-date all through and with 8 fresh chapters - this can be the center textual content for modules on historical past, concept, and perform in Human Geography.

Show description

Read or Download Approaches to Human Geography: Philosophies, Theories, People and Practices PDF

Similar human geography books

John Fitzgerald's Rethinking China's Provinces PDF

This can be the 3rd quantity in a sequence interpreting the political value of China's provinces less than reform. the current ebook offers a survey of provinces as echelons of the peoples Republic of China. It seeks to find the province as an administrative point within the chinese language country, via an exam of historical past, monetary, social and political advancements of those devices.

Tourism, Performance and the Everyday: Consuming the Orient - download pdf or read online

Tourism has turn into more and more ‘exotic’, a procedure made attainable through inexpensive constitution tourism and less expensive air tickets. remote and evermore ‘exotic’ vacation trips have gotten frequent and close by as locations make their access into the mass tourism industry. Strolls during the bazaars of Istanbul and cruises at the Nile are packaged into the ocean, sand and sunlight tradition of conventional sorts of geared up mass tourism.

Read e-book online New Models In Geog V 1: Vol 1 PDF

First released in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Paul G. Harris,Graeme Lang's Routledge Handbook of Environment and Society in Asia PDF

Nowhere is the relationship among society and the surroundings extra glaring and in all probability extra damaging for the way forward for the realm than in Asia. In contemporary a long time, quick improvement of Asian nations with very huge populations has resulted in an extraordinary bring up in environmental difficulties resembling air and water toxins, good and unsafe wastes, deforestation, depletion of ordinary assets and extinction of local species.

Extra info for Approaches to Human Geography: Philosophies, Theories, People and Practices

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Approaches to Human Geography: Philosophies, Theories, People and Practices by Stuart C Aitken,Gill Valentine


by Charles
4.2

Rated 4.35 of 5 – based on 33 votes