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Spaces of Geographical Thought
Deconstructing Human Geography's Binaries

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January 2005 | 232 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Spaces of Geographical Thought examines key ideas – like space and place - which inform the geographic imagination. The text: discusses the core conceptual vocabulary of human geography: agency: structure; state: society; culture: economy; space: place; black: white; man: woman; nature: culture; local: global; and time: space; explains the significance of these binaries in the constitution of geographic thought; and shows how many of these binaries have been interrogated and re-imagined in more recent geographical thinking.

A consideration of these binaries will define the concepts and situate students in the most current geographical arguments and debates. The text will be required reading for all modules on the philosophy of geography and on geographical theory.

Paul Cloke and Ron Johnston
Deconstructing Human Geography's Binaries
Nicky Gregson
Agency : Structure
Joe Painter
State : Society
Trevor Barnes
Culture : Economy
John Agnew
Space : Place
Susan J Smith
Black : White
Lynda Johnston
Man : Woman
Michael Watts
Nature : Culture
Kevin R Cox
Local : Global
Mike Crang
Time : Space

"I highly recommend it."

Barney Warf
Florida State University

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