Human Geography: Society, Space and Social Science

Human Geography: Society, Space and Social Science

By: Derek Gregory (editor), etc. (editor), Graham Smith (editor), Ron Martin (editor)Paperback

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Human Geography is currently undergoing a rapid and far-reaching re-orientation, based on a redefined and much closer relationship with other social sciences. Aimed at a broad student readership, this book focuses on developments in social scientific theory of particular significance in rethinking Human Geography and on the contribution the geographical imagination can make to good social science.

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Preface - List of Figures - List of Contributors - Introduction: Human Geography, Social Change and Social Science; D.Gregory, R.Martin & G.Smith - PART ONE: THE CORE OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY - Economic Theory and Human Geography; R.Martin - Political Theory and Human Geography; G.Smith - Social Theory and Human Geography; D.Gregory - PART TWO: PERSPECTIVES IN HUMAN GEOGRAPHY - The Environmental Challenge; T. Bayliss-Smith & S.Owens - The Transformation of Cultural Geography; L.McDowell - Images, Myths and Alternative Geographies of the Third World; M.Bell - Taking Aim at the Heart of the Region; N.Thrift - Urban Geography in a Changing World; S.Smith - History, Geography and the 'Still Greater Mystery' of Historical Geography; C.Philo - Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/10/1994
  • ISBN13: 9780333452516
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780333452516
  • weight: 382
  • ISBN10: 0333452518

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