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Geographies and moralities : international perspectives on development, justice and place

Author: David M Smith; Roger Lee; David Marshall Smith
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell Publishing, ©2004.
Series: RGS-IBG book series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Addresses contemporary concern with the interconnections between geography and morality. This book covers both the geographical context of morality, and moralities in geographical methods and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: études diverses
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David M Smith; Roger Lee; David Marshall Smith
ISBN: 1405116366 9781405116367
OCLC Number: 469754934
Notes: Bibliogr. à la fin de chaque chapitre. Index.
Description: XXIII-312 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Series Editors' Preface.Notes on Contributors.Foreword.Preface.Acknowledgements.1. Introduction: Geographies of Morality/Moralities of Geography: Roger Lee and David M. Smith (Both at Queen Mary, University of London).Part I: Geography and Ethics: Method and Practice.2. The Quality of Ethics: Moral Causation and the Interdisciplinary Science of Geography: William S. Lynn (Centre for Humans and Nature in New York).3. On the Pavement: Reflections on Fieldwork with Poor Black Women Street Traders in Durban, South Africa: Priscilla Cunnan (Queen Mary, University of London).Part II: Moral Geographies of Uneven Development.4. Globalisation, Production and Inequalities in Development: Peter Dicken (University of Manchester).5. Regional Inequality, Convergence and Enlargement in the European Union: Nigel Spence (Queen Mary, University of London).6. Moral Problems of Eastern Wilderness: European Core and Periphery: Boleslaw Domanski (Jagiellonian University).7. Where the Grass is Greener in Poland: Regional and Intra-urban Inequalities: Grzegorz Weclawowicz (Polish Academy of Sciences).Part III: Moral Geographies of Distribution: Justice, Welfare and Rights.8. Social Exclusion, Health and Health Care: The Case of the National Health Service in England: Sarah E. Curtis (Queen Mary, University of London).9. The Problem with Welfare: Susan Smith and Donna Easterlow (Both at University of Edinburgh).10. Struggles over Human Rights in Nigeria: Rex Honey (University of Iowa).11. Valuing Land and Distributing Territory: Avery Kolers (University of Louisville, Kentucky).12. When Two Rights Collide: Some Lessons from Jerusalem: Shlomo Hasson (Hebrew University of Jerusalem).13. Land Reform Policy in Post-Apartheid South Africa: The Elusive Quest for Social Justice?: Brij Maharaj (University of Natal).Part IV: Moral Geographies in Place.14. Waiting in Line, or the Moral and Material Geographies of Queue-Jumping: Stuart Corbridge (University of Miami).15. Moral Geographies of Sexual Citizenship: Gill Valentine (University of Sheffield).16. But Tight Jeans are Better! Moral Improvisation and Ethical Judgement in Local Planning Decision-making: Jean Hillier (University of Newcastle).Part V: Moral Context and Professional Practice in Geography.17. Disciplinary Change and Career Paths: Ron Johnston (University of Bristol).18. From Location Theory to Moral Philosophy: Views from the Fringe: David M. Smith (Queen Mary, University of London).Index.
Series Title: RGS-IBG book series
Responsibility: edited by Roger Lee and David M. Smith.
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