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Dissident Geographies

Author : Alison Blunt
ISBN : 9781317886105
Genre : Science
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Dissident Geographies is an accessible and lively exploration of radical perspectives in human geography. The perspectives examined in the book reveal and resist certain power relations that have constituted geographical knowledge. The book has two main aims. First, rather than reify 'the' geographical tradition, Dissident Geographies introduces a number of geographical traditions that challenge and destabilize what counts as geographical knowledge. Second, the book shows how the production of geographical knowledge is tied to politics and struggles outside as well as within the academy. In each chapter, case studies illustrate the spatiality of political practice and the politics of geographical thought. In this way Dissident Geographies reveals the connections between power, politics and geographical knowledge.

An Introduction To Human Geography

Author : Peter Daniels
ISBN : 0132056844
Genre : Business & Economics
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An Introduction to Human Geography is an essential textbook for undergraduate students taking courses in geography and related disciplines in the social sciences. Comprehensively revised, the third edition of this widely used text provides a global overview of the major topics within human geography. Focusing on key geographical challenges facing the world at the beginning of the twenty-first century, stimulating coverage examines the forces that shape economies and societies, and each chapter is written by a specialist in the field.

Cultural Geography In Practice

Author : Miles Ogborn
ISBN : 9781444118964
Genre : Science
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Cultural Geography in Practice provides an innovative and accessible approach to the sources, theories and methods of cultural geography. Written by an international team of prominent cultural geographers, all of whom are experienced researchers, this book is a fully illustrated guide to methodological approaches in cultural geography. In order to demonstrate the practice of cultural geography each chapter combines the following features: ·Practical instruction in using one of the main methods of cultural geography (e.g. interviewing, interpreting texts and visual images, participatory methods) ·An overview of a key area of concern in cultural geography (e.g. the body, national identity, empire, marginality) ·A nuts and bolts description of the actual application of the theories and methods within a piece of research With the addition of boxed definitions of key concepts and descriptions of research projects by students who devised and undertook them, Cultural Geography in Practice is an essential manual of research practice for both undergraduate and graduate geography students.

Key Thinkers On Space And Place

Author : Phil Hubbard
ISBN : 0761949631
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A comprehensive guide to the latest work on space. Each entry is a short interpretative essay, outlining the contributions made by the key theorists.

Key Concepts In Geography

Author : Sarah Holloway
ISBN : 0761973893
Genre : Science
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Defining the key terms that inform the language of geography and define the geographical imagination: space, time, place, scale, landscape, this volume provides definitions of terms from both human and physical geography.

Threads Of Labour

Author : Angela Hale
ISBN : 9781444355574
Genre : Social Science
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Threads of Labour presents new empirical research by a network of garment workers' support organizations and makes sense of global supply chains from the bottom up. Presents new empirical research by a network of garment workers' support organizations in ten different locations in Asia, Europe and Mexico. Creates a blueprint for conducting worker-orientated action research in order to better understand and resist the negative impact of globalization on labour. Ensures that workers' voices reach those who are already trying to reconfigure global capitalism in more humane directions. Explores the ways in which workers might begin to develop new forms of organization that are more suited to securing gains in the global garment industry. Bridges the gap between activist and academic research, improving the conversation between these two groups.

Companion Encyclopedia Of Geography

Author : Ian Douglas
ISBN : 0415339774
Genre : Science
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Stories From The Landscape

Author : Adrian M. Chadwick
ISBN : UOM:39015061318419
Genre : Social Science
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Man's impact on the landscape is obvious although, as this book makes clear, his relationship with the landscape is a complicated one and is both physical and emotional. This collection of 'stories', written by both field archaeologists and academics, aims to show how archaeology can give us 'an idea of how people in the past thought and moved about their landscapes on a routine, daily basis'. Combining theory with archaeological data the contributors discuss such themes as: landscape and technology; relams of existence in the early Neolithic of southern Britain; forest wilderness in the Middle Ages; the urban sprawl of Mexico City; architecture and buildings; the prehistoric Peak District; Cranborne Chase in Dorset; boundaries. Poems and interesting illustrations complement the stories.

Fabian Ideas

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Genre : Socialism
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Place Space And The New Labour Internationalisms

Author : Peter Waterman
ISBN : 9780631229834
Genre : Political Science
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It includes chapters from leading labour activists including Kjeld Jacobsen, International Secretary of the largest Brazilian trade union federation (the CUT) and Dan Gallin, Chair of the Global Labour Institute, Geneva. It focuses on the interconnections between labour internationalism and the environment, women and race in North and South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and South Africa. This text aims to provides a contemporary review of the academic literature on labour internationalism while exploring contemporary examples of workers' organization.

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