By Chris Philo

This quantity tackles the advanced terrain of thought and strategies, looking to exemplify the main philosophical, social-theoretic and methodological advancements - a few with transparent political and moral implications - that experience traversed human geography because the period of the Nineteen Sixties whilst spatial technology got here to the fore. assurance contains Marxist and humanistic geographies, and their many adaptations through the years, in addition to ongoing debates approximately agency-structure and the options of time, area, position and scale. Feminist and different 'positioned' geographies, along poststructuralist and posthumanist geographies, are all evidenced, in addition to writings that push opposed to the very 'limits' of what human geography has embraced over those fifty plus years. the amount combines readings which are famous and commonly accredited as 'classic', with readings that, whereas much less generic, are priceless in how they illustrate various percentages for conception and approach in the self-discipline. the amount additionally features a significant creation by way of the editor, contextualising the readings, and within the approach delivering a brand new interpretation of the final half-century of switch in the techniques and practices of human geography.

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