Introducing Human Geographies, Second Edition
Routledge – 2005 – 654 pages
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:
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.
Part 1 Foundations
Part 2 Themes
Section 1 Cultural Geographies
The Geographies of Material Culture
Section 2 Development Geographies
Theories of Development
Survival and Resistance
Section 3 Economic Geographies
Money and Finance
Section 4 Environmental Geographies
Global and Local Environmental Problems
Environmental Knowledges and Environmentalism
Section 5 Historical Geographies
Memory and Heritage
Colonialism and Postcolonialism
Modernity and Modernisation
Section 6 Political Geographies
Citizenship and Governance
Section 7 Social Geographies
Identity and difference: age, dis/ability and sexuality
Section 8 Urban and Rural Geographies
Sensing the city: urban experiences
Part 3 Issues
Migration and Refugees
Travel and Tourism
Globalization and protest
Postscript: your human geographies
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.