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Contemporary Foundations of Space and Place: Contemporary Foundations of Space and Place


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Contemporary Foundations of Space and Place: 10-Volume Set

Contemporary Foundations of Space and Place: 10-Volume Set

1st Edition

John Agnew
November 28, 2008

Concepts of space and place as applied to human society have old philosophical roots. Space has had the sense since the seventeenth century of the plane on which events and objects are located. Place, the older term in Western languages, refers to the lived or occupied space. What is new is the...

The City: Critical Essays in Human Geography

The City: Critical Essays in Human Geography

1st Edition

Jacques Lévy
November 26, 2008

The spread of urbanization has transformed the concept of the city, but the way urban planners, urban scientists and, above all, urban dwellers address it has also changed, probably even more so. The city is thus a new topic for geography, a discipline that has experienced an ambiguous relationship...

Regions: Critical Essays in Human Geography

Regions: Critical Essays in Human Geography

1st Edition

J. Nicholas Entrikin
November 14, 2008

This volume gathers a collection of the most seminal essays written by leading experts in the field, which identify or signal many of the changing directions of regional research in geography during the past fifty years. Various forms of 'new regionalism' or 'new regional geography' have emerged...

Environment: Critical Essays in Human Geography

Environment: Critical Essays in Human Geography

1st Edition

Bruce Braun, Kay Anderson
November 14, 2008

Spanning cultural and political ecology, the political economy of the environment, humanistic landscape interpretation, cultural studies of nature, and science and technology studies, this volume is the definitive guide to environmental studies in Human Geography over the past 30 years. The...

Transport: Critical Essays in Human Geography

Transport: Critical Essays in Human Geography

1st Edition

Mei-Po Kwan, Susan Hanson
November 13, 2008

Mobility, accessibility, networks, and interactions across space are at the heart of how spaces and places are brought into being and continue to change. In a series of articles that chart the development of thinking about space, place, and transport, this book highlights the role that a...

Development: Critical Essays in Human Geography

Development: Critical Essays in Human Geography

1st Edition

Stuart Corbridge
November 13, 2008

The volume brings together twenty-five of the most influential articles published in the field of development geography since 1960. The first part looks at the origins of development geography and the debates between modernization theorists and radicals that took shape in the 1970s. Thereafter,...

The Rural: Critical Essays in Human Geography

The Rural: Critical Essays in Human Geography

1st Edition

Richard Munton
October 22, 2008

The rural has long been regarded as an important site of geographical inquiry even if our understanding of it has not always been treated as conceptually different from the urban. That said, rural research has pursued a number of distinct empirical agendas ranging from the operation and impacts of...

Theory and Methods: Critical Essays in Human Geography

Theory and Methods: Critical Essays in Human Geography

1st Edition

Chris Philo
October 22, 2008

This volume tackles the complex terrain of theory and methods, seeking to exemplify the major philosophical, social-theoretic and methodological developments - some with clear political and ethical implications - that have traversed human geography since the era of the 1960s when spatial science...

Politics: Critical Essays in Human Geography

Politics: Critical Essays in Human Geography

1st Edition

Virginie Mamadouh, John Agnew
October 17, 2008

Depending on the breadth or narrowness of the understanding of politics and the political, "politics" in human geography is defined as either the operation of power in all social relations or the workings of power directed to or by the state. This volume avoids the two extremes by acknowledging the...

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