The Dictionary of Human Geography

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Derek Gregory, Ron Johnston, Geraldine Pratt, Michael Watts, Sarah Whatmore
John Wiley & Sons, Sep 23, 2011 - Social Science - 1072 pages
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With clear, critical, and constructive surveys of key terms byleading researchers in the field, The Dictionary of HumanGeography, fifth edition, remains the definitive guide to theconcepts and debates in human geography.
  • Comprehensively revised new edition of a highly successful textwith over 300 key terms appearing for the first time

  • Situates Human Geography within the humanities, social sciencesand sciences as a whole

  • Written by leading experts in the field

  • Major entries not only describe the development of concepts,contributions and debates in Human Geography but also advancethem

  • Features a new consolidated bibliography along with a detailedindex and systematic cross-referencing of headwords


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Excellent resource, very thorough entries, balanced approach (not over-focused either on quantitative or critical approaches)

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Derek Gregory is Professor of Geography at the University ofBritish Columbia, Vancouver.

Ron Johnston is Professor of Geography at the Universityof Bristol.

Geraldine Pratt is Professor of Geography at theUniversity of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Michael J. Watts is Professor of Geography at theUniversity of California, Berkeley.

Sarah Whatmore is Professor of Environment and PublicPolicy at the University of Oxford.

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