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Feminist Geographies

Explorations in Diversity and Difference, 1st Edition


232 pages

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In recent years, the study of human geography has been reshaped by the work of feminist geographers, and as a result a considerable number of universities now include feminist geography and gender issues in their courses. This text provides an introduction to contemporary debates in feminist geography. These explorations in diversity and difference make up feminist geography in the 1990s. Feminist Geographies introduces key analytical concepts, examines the history of the subdiscipline, explores feminist geographers' methodologies and considers the various ways in which feminist geographers have worked with some of geography's key concepts; notably space, place, landscape and environment. The text also goes on to outline areas of future debates within the subject.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Contested and Negotiated Histories of Feminist Geography

  1. Gender in Feminist Geography
  2. Methods and Methodologies in Feminist Geography
  3. In and Out of Bounds and Resisting
  4. Boundaries: Feminist Geographies of Space and Place
  5. Feminist Geographies of Environment, Nature and Landscape

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography