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Contested worlds : an introduction to human geography

Author: Martin Phillips
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume explores the contested worlds of human geography, covering commercial, political, ideological and other forms of competition.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Phillips
ISBN: 0754641120 9780754641124 9780754670315 0754670317
OCLC Number: 56752130
Description: viii, 464 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Contested worlds : an introduction --
Philosophical arguments in human geography --
Unravelling the web of theory : changing geographical perspectives on development --
Global crises? : issues in population and the environment --
Nation states and super-states : the geopolitics of the new world order --
Inequalities at the core : a discussion of regionality in the EU and UK --
Southeast Asian development : miracle or mirage --
Post-socialist East and Central Europe --
Places on the margin : the spatiality of exclusion --
People in the centre? : the contested geographies of 'gentrification' --
People in a marginal periphery --
Still just introducing the contested worlds of human geography.
Responsibility: edited by Martin Phillips.
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Provides an introduction both to a multitude of geographical worlds which are being actively constructed and contested, and to a range of different perspectives on these worlds being adopted and  Read more...

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'A fascinating and original introduction to contests over both the nature of the worlds that geographers study and how geographers study them.' Ron Johnston, University of Bristol, UK 'This book Read more...

 
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