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Ways of Imagining the World, 1st Edition

By Hilary P.M. Winchester


216 pages

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First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

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List of Abbreviations

Chapter 1 Cultures and landscapes

1.1 The desire for cultural landscapes

1.2 Defining 'culture' and 'landscape'

1.3 Moving through Landscapes

Chapter 2 Changing geographical approaches to cultural landscapes

2.1 Environmental determinism

2.2 The Berkeley School of cultural geography

2.3 'New' cultural geographies

2.4 Texts, expert decoders and real landscapes

2.5 Approaching the cultural landscape

Chapter 3 Landscapes of everyday popular cultures

3.1 Defining the popular

3.2 Everyday landscapes of cultural globalisation

3.3 Everyday landscapes of national identities

3.4 Everyday landscapes of local identities and communities

3.5 Summary

3.6 Notes

Chapter 4 Landscapes of power

4.1 Landscapes of power and power of landscapes

4.2 The power of the state: lanscapes of 'nationhood'

4.3 Capital, class and the rewriting of landscapes

4.4 Race and the inscription of power

4.5 Gendered lanscapes

4.6 Intersecting powers

4.7 Summary

4.8 Notes

Chapter 5 Lanscapes of conflict and resistance

5.1 Conflicting ideologies, contested landscapes

5.2 Symbolic resistance

5.3 Overt conflicts, contested terrains

5.4 Summary

Chapter 6 Landscapes on the margin

6.1 Marginalisation and marginal landscapes

6.2 Obsolete landscapes

6.3 Landscapes of the poor

6.4 Liminal landscapes

6.5 Summary

Chapter 7 Landscapes of the body

7.1 Bodies as social constructions

7.2 Bodies as sites of resistance

7.3 Summary

Chapter 8 The role of Landscapes

8.1 Approaching landscapes

8.2 Politics of landscape

8.3 The contribution of Landscapes

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Subject Categories

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