Thinking Geographically: Space, Theory and Contemporary Human Geography

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Phil Hubbard
A&C Black, Oct 8, 2002 - Social Science - 275 pages
The last decade has seen Geography transformed by an astonishing range of cultural and philosophical concepts and approaches. Thinking Geographically is designed for students as an accessible and enjoyable introduction to this new landscape of geographical ideas. The book takes the reader through the history of geographic thought up to a survey of the present. Contemporary theory is then used to explore real world issues drawn from across the discipline of social, cultural, political and economic geography.Entertainingly written and packed with examples and with profiles of key theorists, the book is an ideal introduction for any student who wants to discover the potential of thinking geographically.
 

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Contents

Practising Theoretical Geographies
95
Conclusion
231
References
241

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Phil Hubbard is Lecturer in Geography at the University of Loughborough. Brendan Bartley is Lecturers in Geography at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Duncan Fuller is Lecturer in Geography at the University of Northumbria at Newcastle. Rob Kitchin is Lecturer in Human Geography at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

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