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 by leading researchers in the field, The Dictionary of Human Geography, fifth edition, remains the definitive guide to the concepts and debates in human geography.
  • Comprehensively revised new edition of a highly successful text with over 300 key terms appearing for the first time

  • Situates Human Geography within the humanities, social sciences and 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 advance them

  • Features a new consolidated bibliography along with a detailed index 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 of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Ron Johnston is Professor of Geography at the University of Bristol.

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

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

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

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