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Geographical imaginations

Derek Gregory

Geographical imaginations

by Derek Gregory

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDerek Gregory.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,442p. ;
Number of Pages442
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18267227M
ISBN 100631183310

Geographical Imaginations is a growing multi-media public geography initiative designed to bring together academic and everyday geographical, or spatial, thinking. We believe everybody is a geographer and a co-maker of spaces. As an inquiry-based project, we ask questions and explore themes through dialogues with different texts and voices.   The book argues that the production of ethical war relies on an impossible but obscured separation between ethics and politics, that is, the problematic politics of ethics, and reflects on the need to make decisions at the limit of ethics.

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, United States A Free Book Gifting Program. In , Dolly Parton launched an exciting new effort, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, to benefit the children of her home county in East Tennessee, USA. Dolly’s vision was to foster a love of reading among her county’s preschool children and their families. Get this from a library! Geographical imaginations. [Derek Gregory] -- This work provides a reading of geography as a discipline and a discourse, and attempts to situate that discourse within the fabric of contemporary social theory. Its focus is on understanding the.

In his book Orientalism, Edward Said argued that Western culture had produced a view of the "Orient" based on a particular imagination, popularized through academic Oriental studies, travel writing, anthropology and a colonial view of the Orient. This imagination included painting the orient as feminine- however, Said's view on the gendered nature has been criticized by other scholars due to a. Geographical Imaginations is at once a profound and penetrating reading of geography as a discipline and a discourse, and also an imaginative and sustained attempt to situate that discourse within the fabric of contemporary social theory. Its focus is on understanding the ways in which social life is variously embedded in place, space and landscape.


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Its focus is on understanding the ways in which social life is variously embedded in place, space and landscape/5(2). Geographical Imaginations is at once a profound and penetrating reading of geography as a discipline and a discourse, and also an imaginative and sustained attempt to situate that discourse within the fabric of contemporary social theory.

Its focus is on understanding the ways in which social life is variously embedded in place, space and landscape.4/5(14). Follow geographical imaginations on Recent Posts. Geographical imaginations book of the more-than-human; Covid and armed conflict; The Arab Archive; Steal of the Century; Under Afghan Skies – video; Under Afghan Skies (3) Bringing the war home (with apologies to Martha Rosler) Under Afghan Skies (2) Under Afghan Skies (1) Under Afghan Skies: prologue.

It’s still a long way off, but I can’t wait to share the news of a new book from Joseph Pugliese: Biopolitics of the More-Than-Human: forensic ecologies of violence (Duke University Press, due in November). In Biopolitics of the More-Than-Human Joseph Pugliese examines the concept of the biopolitical through a nonanthropocentric lens, arguing that more-than-human entities—from soil and.

I have a general interest in geography and this book by Dr. Schulten is a good overview of the development of American geographic ideas from I enjoyed some of the biographic information about some of the individuals involved in the growth of American geographic imagination.

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It’s packed with those Geographical imaginations book, meaning-making connections apparent to and privately gathered by common readers, but often excluded from the dossiers handed down to us in school and in most journalistic book review columns/5.

At its best, the geographical imagination affords the user ways to pry open the power of assumptions, stereotypes, and expectations associated with space and place, and to delve into how and why Author: Jen Jack Gieseking.

The Geographic Imagination of Modernity traces the emergence of the geographic paradigm in modern Western thought in the decades around This period represents an extraordinary intellectual threshold, a time when European society invented new conceptual strategies for making sense of itself.

Tang's book brings to light, for the first time, geography as one of the most important of these. The geographical imagination is a way of thinking about the world and considering the relative importance of places and the relationships between “our” places and “other” places.

The term encompasses a variety of meanings, including individual mental images and socially produced discourses about cultures, spaces, and differences. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

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The introductory chapter examines the psychology of killing and state-sanctioned geographic cturer: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

GEOGRAPHICAL IMAGINATIONS Book of Proceedings IV International Meeting in Cultural Geography, Geographical Imaginations September Guimarães, Portugal.

Ana Francisca de Azevedo, Ricardo Nogueira Martins, Marta Rodrigues, Mónica Santos (Eds.) GEOGRAPHICAL IMAGINATIONS. Geographical Imaginations is at once a profound and penetrating reading of geography as a discipline and a discourse, and also an imaginative and sustained attempt to situate that discourse within the fabric of contemporary social theory.

Its focus is on understanding the ways in which social life is variously embedded in place, space and landscape. In the fulfillment of this objective Pages: G.T.

Jóhannesson, J.O. Bærenholdt, in International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, Network Geographies. ANT can be said to be proposing network geographies.

There are two aspects of this proposal that need mentioning: first are the basic characteristics of the geographical imagination advocated by ANT, and second is the methodological implication of this perspective for geographical.

is a platform for academics to share research papers. Geographical imaginations (): Derek Gregory John Pickles All I seek to do is make a series of incisions into the conventional historiography of geography and show that its strategic episodes can be made to speak to many other histories.

This work provides a reading of geography as a discipline and a discourse, and attempts to situate that discourse within the fabric of contemporary social theory. Its focus is on understanding the ways in which social life is variously embedded in place, space and landscape.

The “geographical imagination” is a popular catchphrase in the geographical literature with multiple, often unclear definitions and framings. The concept of the geographical imagination developed from C.

Wright Mills ’ () “sociological imagination,” a conceptual tool for use by individuals to compare their personal biographies to larger social structures within their specific.

Posts about books written by Derek Gregory. Two more forthcoming books on war. Coming in May from Cambridge University Press, a book Richard Falk hails as ‘the most significant book on international law published in the last decade’, International law and New Wars by Christine Chinkin and Mary Kaldor.

International Law and New Wars examines how international law fails to address. From the Back Cover. Geographical Imaginations is at once a profound and penetrating reading of geography as a discipline and a discourse, and also an imaginative and sustained attempt to situate that discourse within the fabric of contemporary social theory.

Its focus is on understanding the ways in which social life is variously embedded in place, 1/5(1).Each book has made an important intervention not just within a given sub-discipline (e.g.

urban, rural, social, economic, political, historical or cultural geography) but shaped the wider practices and imaginations of human geography. “This book is a compelling geographic analysis of the role of law and its geopolitical correlates in the current American global security policy that perpetuates so many violent practices in the ‘distant’ places of South West Asia.” Second, Rosalind Petchesky (CUNY).