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Human Geography

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Human Geography (General)

December 2011 | 2 136 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Human geography is a diverse and vibrant subject. It aims to understand human occupancy of the earth's surface: the places created; boundaries constructed; environments altered; and connections made by people as they seek to meet their various needs and wants. Because of its high intellectual ambition, human geography is a broad and plural subject in which a wide range of research is undertaken.

Making sense of the field can be challenging, even for seasoned practitioners. This four-part, five volume collection provides a map for anyone seeking to reconnoitre the landscape of human geography today. Focusing mostly on Anglophone contributions, it begins with a discussion of the histories and philosophies of geographical knowledge and continues through to the central concerns of the discipline: space (in relation to productions, practices and performances); and nature (in relation to distinctions between 'culture' and 'nature').

Part One: Histories, Philosophies and Politics

Part Two: Theories, Methods and Practices

Part Three: Space, Place and Landscape

Part Four: Nature, Environment and the Non-Human

 
VOLUME ONE
 
PART ONE: HISTORIES, PHILOSOPHIES AND POLITICS
 
Histories of Geographical Knowledges
Tropical Hermeneutics and the Climatic Imagination

David Livingstone
Writing Travels: Power, Knowledge and Ritual on the English East India Company's Voyages

Miles Ogborn
The Political Pivot of Geography

Gerry Kearns
Between Regions: Science, Militarism and American Geography from World War to Cold War

Trevor Barnes and Matt Farish
The Meaning and Social Origins of Discourse on the Spatial Foundations of Society

Allen Scott
 
Philosophies in Human Geography
The Culture of Epistemology

Ulf Strohmayer
Postmodernist Thought in Geography: A Realist View

Andrew Sayer
Strategic Positivism

Elvin Wyly
Spatialising the Subject of Feminism

Geraldine Pratt
 
Section Three: Situated Knowledges
Cook's Tour

Derek Gregory
Situated Knowledges: Positionality, Reflexivity and Other Tactics

Gillian Rose
The Limits of Responsibility: A Postcolonial Politics of Academic Knowledge Production

Tariq Jazeel and Colin McFarlane
 
Politics and Ethics in Human Geography
Social Justice Revisited

David Smith
Development Ethics: Distance, Difference, Plausibility

Stuart Corbridge
Poststructuralist Ethics: Subjectivity, Responsibility and the Space of Community

E. Jeffrey Popke
Practical Orientalism: Bodies, Everyday Life and the Construction of Otherness

Michael Haldrup, Lasse Koefoed and Kirsten Simonsen
 
VOLUME TWO
 
Intra-Disciplinary Divides and Debates
Geography as an Art

Donald Meinig
Geographic Information Science

Michael Goodchild
Geography: Coming Apart at the Seams?

Ron Johnston
Beyond Difference: From Canonical Geography to Hybrid Geographies

Mei-Po Kwan
 
PART TWO: THEORIES, METHODS AND PRACTICES
 
Theory and Theorizing
Towards Minor Theory

Cindi Katz
Understanding Diversity: The Problem Of/For Theory

Linda McDowell
Fuzzy Concepts, Scanty Evidence, Policy Distance: The Case for Rigour and Policy Relevance in Critical Regional Studies

Anne Markusen
 
Numbering, Modelling and Interpreting
From Models to Marx

David Harvey
Quantitative Geography: Representations, Practices and Possibilities

Eric Sheppard
Arguments for a Humanistic Geography

Stephen Daniels
Denaturalizing Dispossession: Critical Ethnography in the Age of Resurgent Imperialism

Gillian Hart
 
Fieldwork
Masculinist Epistemologies and the Politics of Fieldwork in Latin Americanist Geography

Juanita Sundberg
For Ethnography

Steve Herbert
The Rigours of an Arctic Experiment: The Precarious Authority of Field Practices in the Canadian High Arctic, 1958-1970

Richard Powell
 
Maps and mappings
Cartography without Progress: Reinterpreting the Nature and Historical Development of Map-Making

Matthew Edney
Subverting Cartography: The Situationists and Maps of the City

David Pinder
Rethinking Maps

Rob Kitchin and Martin Dodge
 
Visuality and visual methods
Visuality

Fraser MacDonald
Feminist Visualization: Re-Envisioning GIS as a Method in Feminist Geographic Research

Mei-Po Kwan
Imagining Geographies of Film

Stuart Aitken and Deborah Dixon
Digging in to Google Earth: an Analysis of Crisis in Darfur

Lisa Parks
 
VOLUME THREE
 
Researching and intervening
Geography and Public Policy: The Case of the Missing Manifesto

Ron Martin
'Give Up Activism' and Change the World in Unknown Ways: Or, Learning to Walk With Others on Uncommon Ground

Paul Chatterton
Participatory GIS: A People's GIS

Christine Dunn
Radical Scholarship: A Polemic on Making a Difference Outside the Academy

Don Mitchell
 
PART THREE: KEY CONCEPTS
 
Theorizing space
The Spatio-Temporality of Capitalism

Noel Castree
Power, Modernity and Historical Geography

Cole Harris
Philosophy and Politics of Spatiality: Some Considerations

Doreen Massey
Space: The Fundamental Stuff of Geography

Nigel Thrift
 
Globalization and Geographical Scale
The Spaces and Times of Globalization: Place, Scale, Networks, and Positionality

Eric Sheppard
After Geopolitics? From The Geopolitical Social to Geoeconomics

Deborah Cowen and Neil Smith
Querying Globalization

Julie-Kathie Gibson-Graham
Human Geography without Scale

Sallie Marston, John Paul Jones and Keith Woodward
 
Places and Everyday Life
A Day in the Life

Allan Pred
Driving Places

Peter Merriman
The Effacement of Place: US Foreign Policy and the Spatiality of the Gulf Crisis

Gearoid O'Tuathail
 
VOLUME FOUR
 
Landscapes
Prospect, Perspective and the Evolution of the Landscape Idea

Denis Cosgrove
Dead Labor and the Political Economy of Landscape

Don Mitchell
Climate, Race and Imperial Authority: The Symbolic Landscape of the British Hill Station in India

Judith Kenny
Performing On the Landscape versus Doing Landscape

Kenneth Olwig
 
Regions
Taking Los Angeles Apart: Towards a Postmodern Geography

Edward Soja
Regions, Globalization, Development

Michael Storper and Allan Scott
Regions Unbound: Towards a New Politics of Place

Ash Amin
Bounded Spaces in the Mobile World: Deconstructing Regional Identity

Anssi Paasi
 
Territory and Borderlands
Borders on the Mind: Re-Framing Border Thinking

John Agnew
Land, Terrain, Territory

Stuart Elden
Besieging Cartographies

Derek Gregory
Stateless by Design

Alison Mountz
 
PART FOUR: NATURE, ENVIRONMENT AND THE NON-HUMAN
 
Political Economies of Environment and Natural Resources
The Production of Nature

Neil Smith
California's Golden Road to Riches: Natural Resources and Regional Capitalism, 1848 - 1940

Richard Walker
The Political Economy of a Crisis

Scott Prudham
Resource Curse? Governmentality, Oil and Power in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

Michael Watts
 
Social Vulnerability and Un/Natural Hazards
The Space of Vulnerability: The Causal Structure of Hunger and Famine

Michael Watts and Hans Bohle
White Death

Kris Olds, James Sidaway and Matt Sparke
The Geopolitical Economy of Resource Wars

Philippe Le Billon
 
VOLUME FIVE
 
Political Ecologies
Converting the Wetlands, Engendering the Environment: The Intersection of Gender with Agrarian Change in the Gambia

Judith Carney
Landscapes of Disaster: Water, Modernity and Urban Fragmentation in Mumbai

Matt Gandy
Human Geography and the 'New Ecology': The Prospect and Promise of Integration

Karl Zimmerer
Producing and Consuming Chemicals: The Moral Economy of the American Lawn

Paul Robbins and Julie Sharp
 
Cultures of 'Nature'
Unstable Climates: Exploring the Statistical and Social Constructions of 'Normal' Climate

Mike Hulme
Buried Epistemologies: The Politics of Nature in (Post) Colonial British Columbia

Bruce Braun
Agrarian Moral Economies and Neoliberalism in Brazil: Competing Worldviews and the State in the Struggle for Land

Wendy Wolford
 
Biopolitical Geographies
Foucault's Population Geographies: Classifications, Biopolitics and Governmental Spaces

Steve Legg
The Securitization of Fear in Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka

Jennnifer Hyndman
Exceptional Sovereignty: Guantanamo Bay and the Re-Colonial Present

Simon Reid-Henry
 
More-than-Human Geographies
Transspecies Urban Theory

Jennifer Wolch, Kathleen West and Thomas Gaines
The Nature That Capital Can See: Science, State and Market in the Commodification of Ecosystem Services

Morgan Robertson
Living Cities: Towards A Politics of Conviviality

Steve Hinchliffe and Sarah Whatmore
Ecologies of Empire: On the New Uses of the Honeybee

Jake Kosek

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