A Feminist Glossary of Human Geography

© 1999 – Routledge

382 pages

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Paperback: 9780340741436
pub: 1999-08-26
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About the Book

A Feminist Glossary of Human Geography is the first guide to the main theories, concepts and terms commonly used in geographical debates about gender relations.



Written by key contributors to feminist theory, it contains over 400 lively and accessible definitions of the terms found in feminist debates which students of geography need to know. Four levels of entry are used - from 50 to 1500 words - taking account of the varying degrees of complexity of the terms covered.



From 'AIDS' to 'witch', from 'abortion' to 'whiteness', this 'Glossary' is cross-referenced throughout and includes a comprehensive bibliography. It is an invaluable reference for anyone studying geography and gender, enabling them to approach the terminology of feminist theory and ideas with confidence.

Reviews

… its entries, written by some 40 academicians, use a style that will provoke thought and discussion
CHOICE

Extremely clear in its discussion of complex terms and definitions.
Scottish Geography Journal

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography