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- DescriptionA book that will delight students...Key Texts in Human Geography is a primer of 26 interpretive essays designed to open up the subject's landmark mographs of the past 50 years to critical interpretation...The essays are uniformly excellent and the enthusiasm of the authors for the project shines through...It will find itself at the top of a thousand module handouts. - THE Textbook Guide Will surely become a 'key text' itself. Read any chapter and you will want to compare it with ather. Before you realize, an afteron is gone and then you are tracking down the originals. - Professor James Sidaway, University of Plymouth 'An essential sypsis of essential readings that every human geographer must read. It is highly recommended for those just embarking on their careers as well as those who need a reminder of how and why geography moved from the margins of social thought to its very core. - Barney Warf, Florida State University Undergraduate geography students are often directed to 'key' texts in the literature but find them difficult to read because of their language and argument. As a result, they fail to get to grips with the subject matter and gravitate towards course textbooks instead. Key Texts in Human Geography serves as a primer and companion to the key texts in human geography published over the past 40 years. It is t a reader, but a volume of 26 interpretive essays highlighting: *the significance of the text *how the book should be read *reactions and controversies surrounding the book *the book's long-term legacy. It is an essential reference guide for all students of human geography and provides an invaluable interpretive tool in answering questions about human geography and what constitutes geographical kwledge.
- Author BiographyPhil Hubbard is Professor in Urban Studies in the University of Kent's School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research. Rob Kitchin is a professor and ERC Advanced Investigator in the National Institute of Regional and Spatial Analysis at the National University of Ireland Maynooth, for which he was director between 2002 and 2013. He has published widely across the social sciences, including 23 books and 140 articles and book chapters. He is editor of the international journals, Progress in Human Geography and Dialogues in Human Geography, and for eleven years was the editor of Social and Cultural Geography. He was the editor-in-chief of the 12 volume, International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, and edits two book series, Irish Society and Key Concepts in Geography. He is currently a PI on the Programmable City project, the Digital Repository of Ireland, and the All-Island Research Observatory. He has delivered over 100 invited talks at conferences and universities and his research has been cited over 600 times in local, national and international media. His book 'Code/Space' (with Martin Dodge) won the Association of American Geographers 'Meridian Book Award' for the outstanding book in the discipline in 2011 and a 'CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2011' award from the American Library Association. He was the 2013 recipient of the Royal Irish Academy's Gold Medal for the Social Sciences. Professor Valentine has held prestigious international visiting fellowships at the Universities of Sydney, Australia and Otago, New Zealand and has visited and given keynote addresses at a range of prestigious international conferences. She was co-founder and co-editor of the international journal Social and Cultural Geography, and co-edited Gender, Place and Culture. She has undertaken international research in Europe, Africa and the USA and is committed to developing the University of Sheffield's international strategy within the Faculty of Social Sciences.
- PublisherSAGE Publications Ltd
- Date of Publication19/05/2008
- SubjectGeography & Earth Science: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintSAGE Publications Ltd
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
- Weight449 g
- Width170 mm
- Height242 mm
- Spine14 mm
- Edited byGill Valentine,Phil Hubbard,Rob Kitchin
- Edition Statement1st New edition
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