A Short Introduction
By (author) Tim Cresswell
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Place by Tim Cresswell
Book DescriptionThis 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
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405106719
(221mm x 166mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Tim Cresswell
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Fence is an epic of fragments that is at once beautiful and beautifully strange. In his exploration of the vast, frozen Svalbard islands, poet and geographer Tim Cresswell has created a kind of travel poetry whose taut, minimalist lyric synthesises subjects as diverse as history, politics and Arctic ecology.
Place, Paperback (December 2013)
Thoroughly revised and updated, this text introduces students of human geography and allied disciplines to the fundamental concept of place, combining discussion about everyday uses of the term with the complex theoretical debates that have grown up around it.
Geographies of Mobilities, Paperback (January 2013)
This edited volume brings together leading academics to provide a revitalized 'geography of Mobilities', informed by the wider 'mobility turn' adopted across the social sciences and humanities. It makes connections between the seemingly disparate worlds of migration, transport and tourism.
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Geographic Thought: A Critical Introduction presents an engaging and accessible account of the major thinkers and key theoretical developments in the field of human geography.
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Author Biography - Tim Cresswell
Tim Cresswell is Professor in Social and Cultural Geography at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. He is the author of In Place / Out of Place (1996) and The Tramp in America (2001). He is also the co--editor of Mobilizing Place. Placing Mobility (2003) and Engaging Film (2002).
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