Geographical Thought: An Introduction to Ideas in Human Geography

av Anoop Nayak  (häftad, 2011)

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Geographical Thought:  An Introduction to Ideas in Human Geography (häftad)
  • Häftad (paperback)
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 360
  • Utg.datum: 2011-06-02
  • Upplaga: 1
  • Förlag: Prentice Hall
  • Medarbetare: Jeffrey, Alex
  • Illustrationer: Illustrations
  • Dimensioner: 241 x 184 x 19 mm
  • Vikt: 703 g
  • Antal komponenter: 1
  • ISBN: 9780132228244

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Innehållsförteckning

1. Geographies of Empire: The Imperial Tradition
Introduction
Empire, imperialism and colonialism
Defining terms
Portuguese and Spanish empires
British Empire
The institionalisation of geography
From fabulous to militant geography
The Royal Geographical Society
The Societ Gographie de Paris (SGP)
Environmental determinism: climate and race
Environmental determinism and the Panama Canal
Criticisms and dissent
Conclusions

2. The Quantitative Revolution
Introduction
The origins of the quantitative revolution
Political reasons
The quantitative revolution
Positivism
The assumption of neutrality
The absence of politics
The uniformity of human subjects
The legacy of the quantitative revolution
Conclusions

3. Humanistic Geographies
Introduction
Humanistic geography and the challenge to positivism
Extension
Revision
Phenomenology and existentialism
Phenomenology
Existentialism
Humanistic geography in focus: the work of Yi-Fu Tuan
The challenge to humanism
Structure agency
Feminist geography
Conclusions

4. Marxist Radical Geographies
Introduction
Karl Marx
Key Marxist ideas
Historical materialism
The economic base
The superstructure
Ruling ideas
Class struggle
Class consciousness
Commodity fetishism
Radical geography
The turn to Marxism
Marxist geography and spatial constructions of class
The political ecology of Marxism
The limits of Marxism
Future horizons
Conclusions

5. Human Geography and the Cultural Turn
Introduction
The meaning of culture
Early traditions of cultural geography
New maps of meaning: British Cultural Studies
Working-class histories
Youth subcultures
Race, ethnicity and nationalism
Popular culture and media theory
The new cultural geography
Landscape as text
The cultural turn from the margins to the centre
Institutionalising cultural geography
Recasting political and economic geography through the cultural turn
Rematerialising culture, reclaiming the social
Conclusions

6. Feminist Geographies
Introduction
First and second wave feminism
First wave feminism
Second wave feminism
Political perspectives of feminism
Radical feminism
Socialist feminists
Establishing feminist geography
Making women visible
Absence from departments and publications
The enduring masculinist rationality of geography
Divergent strategies of resistance
Practicing feminist geography
Qualitative methods
Research position
Collaborative practice
Rethinking gender

7. Geographies of Sexuality
Introduction
Engaging with the object of research
Heteronormativity
Psychoanalysis: Sigmund Freud
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