Key Concepts in Development Geography

Key Concepts in Development Geography is a new kind of textbook that forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the human geography sub-disciplines.

Author: Rob Potter

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd

ISBN: 9780857025852

Category: Political Science

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Key Concepts in Development Geography is a new kind of textbook that forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the human geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 20 short essays, Key Concepts in Development Geography is an introductory text that provides students with the core concepts that form contemporary research and ideas within the development geography discipline.

Making Development Geography

This enlightening book offers a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental debates for anyone with an interest in development issues.

Author: Victoria Lawson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781444116731

Category: Science

Page: 272

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Making Development Geography is a timely new book which introduces readers to the major themes and debates in development geography. It argues cogently that the field is engaged in an ongoing process of reinventing itself as critical development geography, and highlights issues such as identity, globalization, social movements and sexuality. Readers are guided through the key concepts and developments of the last 50 years, surveying the themes of Keynesianism, Marxism and post-colonialism. At the same time, each chapter uses international examples to discuss important contemporary issues so that the real-world applications of theory can be understood. This enlightening book offers a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental debates for anyone with an interest in development issues.

Key Concepts in Geography

... risk 405–23 naturalism 22, 42, 43 natural selection 12 nature balance 307 contested concept 300–11 environmental perspective 312–30 as machine 316–17 multiple313–15,316,318 pluralism 355 Nazi Germany 16 neoliberalism 430 development ...

Author: Nicholas Clifford

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd

ISBN: 144624346X

Category: Science

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"This book clearly outlines key concepts that all geographers should readily be able to explain. It does so in a highly accessible way. It is likely to be a text that my students will return to throughout their degree." - Dr Karen Parkhill, Bangor University "The editors have done a fantastic job. This second edition is really accessible to the student and provides the key literature in the key geographical terms of scale, space, time, place and landscape." - Dr Elias Symeonakis, Manchester Metropolitan University "An excellent introductory text for accessible overviews of key concepts across human and physical geography." - Professor Patrick Devine-Wright, Exeter University Including ten new chapters on nature, globalization, development and risk, and a new section on practicing geography, this is a completely revised and updated edition of the best-selling, standard student resource. Key Concepts in Geography explains the key terms - space, time, place, scale, landscape - that define the language of geography. It is unique in the reference literature as it provides in one volume concepts from both human geography and physical geography. Four introductory chapters on different intellectual traditions in geography situate and introduce the entries on the key concepts. Each entry then comprises a short definition, a summary of the principal arguments, a substantive 5,000-word discussion, the use of real-life examples, and annotated notes for further reading. Written in an accessible way by established figures in the discipline, the definitions provide thorough explanations of all the core concepts that undergraduates of geography must understand to complete their degree.

Key Concepts in Political Geography

conflict cont. concept of, 227–8 evolution and debate, 228–31 and ideology, 137–8, 141–2 St Patrick's Day parades, ... 213, 215–17, 218–20 see also 'Third World women' development divide, 103–4, 128–34, 162 development geography, ...

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Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412946711

Category: Science

Page: 377

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Key Concepts in Political Geography is a new kind of textbook that forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the Human Geography sub disciplines. Organized around 20 short essays, Key Concepts in Political Geography provides a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in political geography.

Key Concepts in Historical Geography

while that townplan analysis could offer the urban researcher an important window into phases of urban development (Lilley, 2000: 6) . He also introducedinto the lexicon of urban historical geography a numberof key concepts which aid ...

Author: John Morrissey

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446297247

Category: Science

Page: 328

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"This ambitious volume reviews the best recent work in historical geography... It demonstrates how a dual sense of history and geography is necessary to understand such key areas of contemporary debate as the inter-relationship between class, race and gender; the character of nations and nationalism; the nature and challenges of urban life; the legacies of colonialism; and the meaning and values attributed to places, landscapes and environments." - Mike Heffernan, University of Nottingham Key Concepts in Historical Geography forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the Human Geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 24 short essays, it provides a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in Historical Geography. Involving detailed and expansive discussions, the book includes: An introductory chapter providing a succinct overview of the recent developments in the field 24 key concepts entries with comprehensive explanations, definitions and evolutions of the subject Pedagogic features that enhance understanding including a glossary, figures, diagrams and further reading Key Concepts in Historical Geography is an ideal companion text for upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students and covers the expected staples from the discipline - from people, space and place to colonialism and geopolitics - in an accessible style. Written by an internationally recognized set of authors, it is is an essential addition to any human geography student's library.

Encyclopedia of Geography Terms Themes and Concepts

110 Economic Development, Geography of was heavily damaged because of the differential rise and fall of the land and the resulting rending of gas lines, water mains, and sewer lines. Parts of southern Alaska's surface rose by 10 meters ...

Author: Reuel R. Hanks

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781598842951

Category: Science

Page: 405

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This text provides an essential reference handbook for students of geography and related social sciences. • Contains more than 30 illustrations, comprising images, maps, charts and graphs • Features sidebars that highlight and explain specific topics or provide biographical sketches of key figures in the history of geographic thought • Detailed entries cover the most essential concepts of geography as an academic discipline

The Companion to Development Studies Third Edition

An impression of how such indicators can be used as measures of progress in development can be gained from the ... Potter, R. B., Conway, D., Evans, R. and Lloyd-Evans, S. (2012) Key Concepts in Development Geography, London: Sage.

Author: Vandana Desai

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134051595

Category: Science

Page: 626

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The Companion to Development Studies contains over a hundred chapters written by leading international experts within the field to provide a concise and authoritative overview of the key theoretical and practical issues dominating contemporary development studies. Covering a wide range of disciplines the book is divided into ten sections, each prefaced by a section introduction written by the editors. The sections cover: the nature of development, theories and strategies of development, globalization and development, rural development, urbanization and development, environment and development, gender, health and education, the political economy of violence and insecurity, and governance and development. This third edition has been extensively updated and contains 45 new contributions from leading authorities, dealing with pressing contemporary issues such as race and development, ethics and development, BRICs and development, global financial crisis, the knowledge based economy and digital divide, food security, GM crops, comparative urbanism, cities and crime, energy, water hydropolitics, climate change, disability, fragile states, global war on terror, ethnic conflict, legal rights to development, ecosystems services for development, just to name a few. Existing chapters have been thoroughly revised to include cutting-edge developments, and to present updated further reading and websites. The Companion to Development Studies presents concise overviews providing a gateway to further reading and a flexible resource for teaching and learning. It has established a role as essential reading for all students of development studies, as well as those in cognate areas of geography, international relations, politics, sociology, anthropology and economics.

Key Concepts in Economic Geography

in contemporary economic geography, and they represent an important interface to economic development policy. The role of innovation and entrepreneurship is carried forward by key concepts such as Industrial Clusters (Section 3) and ...

Author: Yuko Aoyama

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 144625982X

Category: Science

Page: 288

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"A comprehensive and highly readable review of the conceptual underpinnings of economic geography. Students and professional scholars alike will find it extremely useful both as a reference manual and as an authoritative guide to the numerous theoretical debates that characterize the field." - Allen J. Scott, University of California "Guides readers skilfully through the rapidly changing field of economic geography... The key concepts used to structure this narrative range from key actors and processes within global economic change to a discussion of newer areas of research including work on financialisation and consumption. The result is a highly readable synthesis of contemporary debates within economic geography that is also sensitive to the history of the sub-discipline." - Sarah Hall, University of Nottingham "The nice thing about this text is that it is concise but with depth in its coverage. A must have for any library, and a useful desk reference for any serious student of economic geography or political economy." - Adam Dixon, Bristol University Organized around 20 short essays, Key Concepts in Economic Geography provides a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in economic geography. Involving detailed and expansive discussions, the book includes: An introductory chapter providing a succinct overview of the recent developments in the field. Over 20 key concept entries with comprehensive explanations, definitions and evolutions of the subject. Extensive pedagogic features that enhance understanding including figures, diagrams and further reading. An ideal companion text for upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students in economic geography, the book presents the key concepts in the discipline, demonstrating their historical roots and contemporary applications to fully understand the processes of economic change, regional growth and decline, globalization, and the changing locations of firms and industries. Written by an internationally recognized set of authors, the book is an essential addition to any geography student's library.

Key Concepts in Urban Geography

The Key Concepts in Human Geography series is intended to provide a set of companion texts for the core fields of the ... of Human Geography, but rarely providing a detailed overview of particular concepts, their premises, development ...

Author: Alan Latham

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd

ISBN: 9781446243589

Category: Science

Page: 240

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"This extraordinary collage of sophisticated essays on key terms in urban geography both provides a conventional basis to and recasts innovatively a burgeoning field in the discipline." - Roger Keil, co-Editor, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research "The city is an obvious but confounding object of geographical analysis; urban structure and life are shaped by an astounding array of social, economic, and political dynamics. This volume embraces these complexities of city form in a wide-ranging, readable, well-informed, and highly interdisciplinary analysis of key topics in urban studies. With its fresh approach, this book provides an accessible entry point for the newcomer to urban geography, yet also delivers creative insights for those with greater familiarity." - Professor Steven K. Herbert, University of Washington Organized around 20 short essays, Key Concepts in Urban Geography provides a cutting-edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in urban geography. Involving detailed and expansive discussions, the book includes: An introductory chapter providing a succinct overview of the recent developments in the field. Over 20 key concept entries with comprehensive explanations, definitions and evolutions of the subject. A glossary, figures, diagrams and suggested further reading. This is an ideal companion text for upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students in urban geography and covers the expected staples of the subdiscipline from global cities and urban nature to transnational urbanism and virtuality.