• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
Power Knowledge and Geography: An Introduction to Geographic Thought and Practice (Hardback)
  • Power Knowledge and Geography: An Introduction to Geographic Thought and Practice (Hardback)
zoom

Power Knowledge and Geography: An Introduction to Geographic Thought and Practice (Hardback)

(author)
£55.00
Hardback 320 Pages / Published: 17/08/1998
  • Coming soon

Awaiting publication

  • This item has been added to your basket
Power, Knowledge and Geography is a uniquely accessible introduction to the most important debates in contemporary geography. Elegantly written and trenchantly expressed, it situates geographical enquiry within an invigorating political and intellectual landscape, and is organized around geography's own conceptual structure.In Part One, Derek Gregory examines the ways in which geographical enquiry relates to intellectual history, philosophy, science, and culture. He then considers how the wider political, social and institutional context of this enquiry may affect the ambitions, methods and content of both human and physical geography. In Part Two, he identifies a series of strategic geographical "sites" - conceptual locations where geographers have done some of their most characteristic work - and explores key moments in their development. Part Three isolates and reveals what the author argues are the most acute intellectual, social, and moral issues facing contemporary geographers, considers how they might be resolved, and outlines the impact of such resolutions on the theory, practice and study of the subject. Each chapter is richly illustrated with substantive examples, and contains capsule summaries of key terms, debates and figures. The book concludes with an annotated guide to further reading and a full index.

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9781557866547
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 246 x 171 mm

You may also be interested in...

1421
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Dartmoor 365
Added to basket
£10.95
Paperback
The Explorer Gene
Added to basket
£20.00
Hardback
Edinburgh: Mapping the City
Added to basket
Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness
Added to basket
Magellan
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Moor
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Map Addict
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Happy City
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Psychogeography
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know
Added to basket
Great Maps
Added to basket
£20.00
Hardback
Ultimate Navigation Manual
Added to basket
Journals
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.