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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...

Political Geology

Adam Bobbette

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2021-01-12

Political GeologyIntroductionPolitical geology is concerned with the relationship between geological process, matter, and politics. It is a relatively...

Popular Culture, Geography and

Tristan Sturm

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Geography and Popular Culture Introduction Though problematic, the term “popular culture” will here be defined as products (materiality) and p...

Population Geography

Rachel S. Franklin

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Population Geography Introduction Population geography is traditionally understood to encompass the spatial variation and analysis of the demo...

Ports and Maritime Trade

Jean-Paul Rodrigue

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Ports and Maritime Trade Introduction Maritime transportation is the main support of global trade, with its ability to move large quantities o...

Postcolonialism

Lindsay Naylor

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2021-03-24

PostcolonialismIntroductionIn the colonial period imperialism advanced in uneven ways across time and space globally. European exploration in the late...

Postmodernism and Poststructuralism

Martin Phillips

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Postmodernism and PoststructuralismIntroductionIn academic geography, the terms “postmodernism” and “poststructuralism” appeared respectively in the m...

Producer Services

Richard Shearmur

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Producer Services Introduction Prior to the 1970s, some producer services—those primarily selling services to business and government rather t...

Psychogeography

Alastair Bonnett

Subject: Geography »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Psychogeography Introduction Psychogeography developed among European and American avant-garde revolutionary groups in the late 1950s and 1960...

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