Cultural Geography: Environments, Landscapes, Identities, Inequalities

Paperback | September 30, 2013

byWilliam Norton, Margaret Walton-Roberts

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Exploring the relationship between people and the places they live, this new edition analyzes cultural identities and landscapes on both local and global scales. Maintaining a balance between traditional and modern approaches, Cultural Geography is a current, comprehensive introduction tothis evolving field.

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Exploring the relationship between people and the places they live, this new edition analyzes cultural identities and landscapes on both local and global scales. Maintaining a balance between traditional and modern approaches, Cultural Geography is a current, comprehensive introduction tothis evolving field.

William Norton is a professor and the former head of the geography department at the University of Manitoba, where he teaches introductory human geography and cultural geography. He is the author of Human Geography, eighth edition. Margaret Walton-Roberts is an associate professor at Wilfrid Laurier University and the associate dire...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:392 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.79 inPublished:September 30, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195429540

ISBN - 13:9780195429541

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Table of Contents

1. Introducing Cultural GeographyDoing Cultural GeographyWhat this Book is AboutProviding ContextWhat is Culture?Themes in Cultural Geography2. The Tradition of Cultural GeographyThree QuestionsSeparating Humans and NatureEnvironmental DeterminismHuman Use of NatureThe Landscape SchoolToward Holistic Emphases3. Rethinking Cultural GeographySpatial AnalysisMarxismsHumanismsBehavioral GeographiesThe Cultural TurnThe Mode of RepresentationConducting ResearchStudying Society4. Environments, Ethics, LandscapesEcology: A Unifying Science?Rethinking Ecological ApproachesEnvironmental Ethics5. Landscape EvolutionProviding ContextCultural DiffusionCultural Contact and TransferShaping LandscapesImagining Past Landscapes6. Regional LandscapesWhat Are Cultural Regions?Forming Cultural Regions in the United StatesRegions as HomelandsShaping the Contemporary WorldGlobal RegionsA Cultural Geography of Our Unequal World7. Power, Identity, Global LandscapesLinking Identity and PowerThe Mistaken Idea of RaceThe Reality of RacismEthnicity and Nationality8. Power, Identity, RepresentationDiscourse and PowerIdentity and the Construction of IdentityIdentity and IntersectionalityThe Practice of Research, Knowledge Production, and Representation9. Living in Place: The Socio-Spatial RelationshipRevisiting Place and People and the Recursive Relationship between ThemThe Recursive Relationship between the Social and the SpatialLandscape, Place, and IdentityA Socio-spatial Portfolio: Illustrations of the Link between Place and Identity10. Cultural Geography - Continuing and UnfoldingCultural LandscapesGlabal Cultural GeographiesDifference and IdentityThe Past is PrologueAn Integrated Human Geography?Looking Forward*Note: All chapters end with:- Concluding Comments- Further Reading