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 book cover

    Contemporary Foundations of Space and Place: 10-Volume Set

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Agnew

    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…

    Hardback – 2008-11-28
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    Contemporary Foundations of Space and Place

  • The City: Critical Essays in Human Geography book cover

    The City

    Critical Essays in Human Geography, 1st Edition

    By Jacques Lévy

    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…

    Hardback – 2008-11-26
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    Contemporary Foundations of Space and Place

  • Regions: Critical Essays in Human Geography book cover

    Regions

    Critical Essays in Human Geography, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Nicholas Entrikin

    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…

    Hardback – 2008-11-14
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    Contemporary Foundations of Space and Place

  • Environment: Critical Essays in Human Geography book cover

    Environment

    Critical Essays in Human Geography, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Braun

    Edited by Kay Anderson

    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…

    Hardback – 2008-11-14
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    Contemporary Foundations of Space and Place

  • Transport: Critical Essays in Human Geography book cover

    Transport

    Critical Essays in Human Geography, 1st Edition

    By Mei-Po Kwan

    Edited by Susan Hanson

    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…

    Hardback – 2008-11-13
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    Contemporary Foundations of Space and Place

  • Development: Critical Essays in Human Geography book cover

    Development

    Critical Essays in Human Geography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart Corbridge

    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,…

    Hardback – 2008-11-13
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    Contemporary Foundations of Space and Place

  • The Rural: Critical Essays in Human Geography book cover

    The Rural

    Critical Essays in Human Geography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Munton

    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…

    Hardback – 2008-10-22
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    Contemporary Foundations of Space and Place

  • Theory and Methods: Critical Essays in Human Geography book cover

    Theory and Methods

    Critical Essays in Human Geography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Philo

    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…

    Hardback – 2008-10-22
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    Contemporary Foundations of Space and Place

  • Politics: Critical Essays in Human Geography book cover

    Politics

    Critical Essays in Human Geography, 1st Edition

    By Virginie Mamadouh

    Edited by John Agnew

    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…

    Hardback – 2008-10-17
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    Contemporary Foundations of Space and Place