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Nations and Nationalism

Fiona Davidson

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Nations and Nationalism Introduction Nationalism is a term that is generally used to describe either the attachment of a person to a particul...

Natural Hazards and Risk

John P. Tiefenbacher

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Natural Hazards and Risk Introduction Natural hazards are processes that occur in nature that threaten the safety, health, and economic intere...

Nature-Society Theory

Alex Loftus, Camilla Royle

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Nature-Society TheoryIntroductionGeography, meaning “earth writing,” has been centrally concerned with how humans and their environments relate to eac...

Neogeography

Matthew W. Wilson

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

NeogeographyIntroductionThe use of the term “neogeography” serves as a shorthand for a range of technical practices and attitudes that embrace ludic a...

New Urbanism

Dan Trudeau, Susan Moore

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

New Urbanism: Expansion of a Principle-Based Planning MovementIntroductionNew Urbanism is a contemporary urban planning and design movement that aims ...

Nightlife

Robert Shaw

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

NightlifeIntroductionThe study of nightlife, or the “nighttime economy,” is the study of nocturnal leisure and entertainment. It is not a uniquely geo...

Non-representational Theory

Paul Simpson

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Non-Representational Theory Introduction Non-representational theory refers to a diverse body of work that emerged during the mid- to late 199...

Nutrition Transition, The

Daniel C. Ervin, David López-Carr, Anna Carla López-Carr

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

The Nutrition Transition Introduction The nutrition transition theory concerns the broad changes in the pattern of human diet that have occu...

Oceans

Philip E. Steinberg

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Oceans Introduction Until the beginning of the 21st century there were few studies of the ocean, or the world’s seas, in geography. Although c...

Orientalism and Geography

David Jansson

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Orientalism and GeographyIntroductionOriginally used to signify the academic study of a particular region—that is, “the Orient”—the term “orientalism”...

Participatory Action Research

Sam Halvorsen

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

Participatory Action ResearchIntroductionParticipatory action research (PAR) is an approach that strives to take seriously the ethics and politics of ...

Peace, Geographies of

Sara Koopman

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

Geographies of PeaceIntroductionPeace is all too often understood to be a universal across time and space, as simply not war. It is also, ironically, ...

Phenology and Climate

Mark D. Schwartz

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Phenology and ClimateIntroductionPhenology is the study of recurring plant and animal life cycle stages, especially their timing and relationships wit...

Photographic and Video Methods in Geography

Tim Hall

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Photographic and Video Methods in GeographyIntroductionPhotographic and video methods (often referred to collectively as visual research methods) have...

Physical Geography

Mark Welford

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Physical Geography Introduction Physical geography is the study of the processes that shape the Earth’s surface, the animals and plants that i...

Place

Jon Anderson

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

PlaceIntroductionPlace is a central concept for an increasing number of academic disciplines. Once the preserve of human geography, the spatial turn a...

Polar Geography

Heather Nicol

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Polar GeographyIntroductionOriginally a topic for explorers and scientists, driven by quest for territory, fame, and recognition, polar geography was ...

Policy Mobilities

Nik Theodore

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Policy MobilitiesIntroductionHow do “ideas from elsewhere” shape local policy debates? Over the last decade or two, the policy mobilities approach fro...

Political Ecology

Christian Brannstrom

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Political Ecology Introduction Political ecology emerged in the 1980s within the field of geography from cultural ecology and development stud...

Political Geography

Jason Dittmer

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Political Geography Introduction Political geography is a subdiscipline of human geography that has an evolving relationship with the other su...

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