Horizons in Human Geography

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Human geography, as a subject, has become widely recognized since its connections with the social sciences have widened and deepended the study of people, places and social structures. Horizons in Human Geography provides a clear and accessible sketch map of some of the latest and most promising developments in the subject. The book starts by assessing the role and limitations of techniques, models and theories and proceeds to provide a broad-ranging overview of the major social, cultural, urban, regional, political, economic and environmental issues confronting geographers today. Contents: Introduction; Part I: Beyond The Quantitative Revolution; Part II: People and Places, Societies and Spaces; Part III: Explorations in the City; IV: Landscapes of Production; Part V: Regional Geographies and Global Perspectives; Part VI: Politicising The Environment. Contributors: Derek Gregory, Rex Walford, Michael J. Clark, Alan Wilson, R. J. Johnston, John Eyles, Denis Cosgrove, Linda McDowell, Roger Lee, Keith Bassett, John Short, Richard Dennis, Ian Douglas, Doreen Massey, Richard Meegan, John Harriss, Barbara Hariss, Nigel Thrift, Michael Taylor, Peter Taylor, Graham E. Smith, Stuart Cobridge, Judith Rees, Timothy O'Riordan and Bill Mead.

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...the editors must be congratulated on bringing together a group of authors whose work is among the best being produced in Britain today.>>>> (Urban Studies)

If you are interested in the debate on the theory, methodology, and future trends of human geography, especially as it is advancing in Britain, then this book is required reading.>>>> (Social Science Quarterly)

If you are interested in the debate on the theory, methodology, and future trends of human geography, especially as it is advancing in Britain, then this book is required reading. (Social Science Quarterly)

...the editors must be congratulated on bringing together a group of authors whose work is among the best being produced in Britain today. (Urban Studies)

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Gregory, Derek, Walford, Rex
Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publisher (1988)
ISBN 10: 0389208086 ISBN 13: 9780389208082
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