Description - Geographies and Moralities by Roger Lee
This topical book addresses contemporary concern with the interconnections between geography and morality. * Covers both the geographical context of morality, and moralities in geographical methods and practices. * Contains up--to--date case studies based on original research. * Deals with controversial issues, such as problems of globalization, European integration, human rights in Nigeria, territorial conflict in Israel, and land reform in post--apartheid South Africa. * The editors are well--published leading international authorities. * The contributors are drawn from Australia, Eastern Europe, Israel, South Africa, the UK and the US.
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Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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Author Biography - Roger Lee
Roger Lee is Professor of Geography at Queen Mary, University of London. He was editor of the Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers from 1993 to 1998 and is currently an editor of Progress in Human Geography. His previous publications include Economic Geography (third edition, 1982), Teaching Geography in Higher Education (Blackwell, 1991), Geographies of Economies (1997) and Alternative Economic Spaces (2003). He is also an academician of the Academy of Learned Societies in the Social Sciences. David M. Smith is Emeritus Professor of Geography at Queen Mary, University of London. He held earlier appointments at the Universities of Manchester, Southern Illinois, Florida, Natal, the Witwatersrand and New England (Australia). He is the author or editor of twenty books, including Geography and Social Justice (Blackwell, 1994) and Moral Geographies: Ethics in a World of Difference (2000).