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Combining coverage of key themes and debates from a variety of historical and theoretical perspectives, this authoritative reference volume offers the most up-to-date and substantive analysis of cultural geography currently available. A significantly revised new edition covering a number of new topics such as biotechnology, rural, food, media and tech, borders and tourism, whilst also reflecting developments in established subjects including animal geographies Edited and written by the leading authorities in this fast-developing discipline, and features a host of new contributors to the second edition Traces the historical evolution of cultural geography through to the very latest research Provides an international perspective, reflecting the advancing academic traditions of non-Western institutions, especially in Asia Features a thematic structure, with sections exploring topics such as identities, nature and culture, and flows and mobility
Nuala C. Johnson is a Reader in Geography at Queen’s University Belfast, UK. An historical geographer with research interests that include the relationships between identity politics, memory and representation, as well as the role of aesthetics in the making of scientific spaces. Dr Johnson is the author of Nature Displaced, Nature Displayed: Order and Beauty in Botanical Gardens (2011); Ireland, the Great War and the Geography of Remembrance (2003); and she is editor of Culture and Society (2008).
Richard H. Schein is Professor of Geography at the University of Kentucky, where he also is a member of the Committee on Social Theory and the American Studies Faculty. He is a cultural and historical geographer interested in the place of land and landscape in the processes of everyday life. His work often is focused on the racialized US south, and especially in urban settings. He is the editor of Landscape and Race in United States (2006).
Jamie Winders is Associate Professor in Geography at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, USA. An urban social geographer with a focus on social theory and qualitative methods, she has published widely in geography and related fields on international migration, racial politics, urban governance, postcolonial theory, pedagogy, and historical geography.
Table of Contents
Notes on Contributors
4 Feminist theory
7 Historical Materialism
8 Cultural Geography in Practice
9 Critical "Race" Approaches
11 Social Class: position, place, culture, and meaning
12 Geographies of Sexualities
15 Object Lessons: From Batholith to Bookend
16 Economic Landscapes
17 Political Landscapes
18 Landscapes of Memory and Socially Just Futures
19 Consumption and Landscape
20 Landscape and Justice
21 Rural Landscapes
22 Seeing Seeing Seeing the Legal Landscape
25 Urban Landscapes
27 Choosing Metaphors for the Anthropocene
28 Biotechnologies and Biomedicine
29 Animal Geographies
30 Food's Cultural Geographies
31 Environmental Histories
32 Science Wars
33 From Global Dispossession to Local Repossession
36 Landscape, Locative Media and the Duplicity of Code