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Introducing Human Geographies, Second Edition

By Paul Cloke, Philip Crang, Mark Goodwin

Routledge – 2005 – 654 pages

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    978-0-340-88276-4
    May 26th 2005

Description

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.

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

Author Bio

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.

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