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Autor: Tim Cresswell
ISBN-13: 9781118725443
Einband: E-Book
Seiten: 168
Sprache: Englisch
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Place

Short Introductions to Geography
A Short Introduction
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This text introduces students of human geography to the fundamentalconcept of place, marrying everyday uses of the term with thecomplex theoretical debates that have grown up around it.* A short introduction to one of the most fundamental concepts inhuman geography
* Marries everyday uses of the term "place" with the more complextheoretical debates that have grown up around it
* Makes the debates intelligible to students, using familiarstories as a way into more abstract ideas
* Excerpts and discusses key papers on place by Doreen Massey andDavid Harvey
* Considers empirical examples of ways in which the concept ofplace has been used in research
* Teaching and learning aids include an annotated bibliography,lists of key readings and texts, a survey of web resources,suggested pedagogical resources and possible student projects
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List of Figures ix

Series Editors' Preface xi

Acknowledgements xiii

1 Introduction: Defining Place 1

Space and Place 8

Place and Landscape 10

Place as a Way of Understanding 11

The Remainder of the Book 12

2 The Genealogy of Place 15

Regional Geography 16

Discovering Place: Humanistic Geography 18

Place as Home 24

Radical Human Geography and the Politics of Place 26

Place as 'Being-in-the-World' versus Place as Social Construct 29

Place, Practice and Process 33

Place, Openness and Change 39

The End of Place? 43

Conclusion: Versions of Place 49

3 Reading 'A Global Sense of Place' 53

Historial Context 53

Harvey on Place 55

A Global Sense of Place 63

Beyond Reactionary and Progressive Senses of Place 75

Conclusions 79

4 Working with Place 81

Creating Places 82

In Place/Out-of-Place: Anachorism 102

Conclusions 122

5 Place Resources 125

Key Books on Place 125

Key papers on Place 130

Introductory Texts on Place 132

Other Books and Papers on Place 132

Other Approaches to Place: Ecology, Planning, Architecture 134

Key Journals 136

Web Resources 138

Student Projects and Exercises 139

Bibliography 145

Index 151
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This text introduces students of human geography to the fundamental concept of place, marrying everyday uses of the term with the complex theoretical debates that have grown up around it.
  • A short introduction to one of the most fundamental concepts in human geography
  • Marries everyday uses of the term "place" with the more complex theoretical debates that have grown up around it
  • Makes the debates intelligible to students, using familiar stories as a way into more abstract ideas
  • Excerpts and discusses key papers on place by Doreen Massey and David Harvey
  • Considers empirical examples of ways in which the concept of place has been used in research
  • Teaching and learning aids include an annotated bibliography, lists of key readings and texts, a survey of web resources, suggested pedagogical resources and possible student projects

Autor: Tim Cresswell
Tim Cresswellis Professor in Social and Cultural Geography at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. He is the author ofIn Place / Out of Place(1996) andThe Tramp in America(2001). He is also the co-editor ofMobilizing Place. Placing Mobility(2003) andEngaging Film(2002).

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Autor: Tim Cresswell
ISBN-13:: 9781118725443
ISBN: 1118725441
Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
Seiten: 168
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Ebook