The Cultural turn in Geography proceedings of the Conference, 18-20 th of September 2003 Gorizia Campus

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Geopolítica,
  • Cultura,
  • Planificación territorial -- Aspectos económicos,
  • Protección del medio ambiente

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Statementedited by Paul Claval, María Paola Pagnini, Maurizio Scaini.
ContributionsClaval, Paul, 1932-, Pagnini Alberti, María Paola., Scaini, Maurizio., The Cultural turn in Geography (2003 : Gorizia)
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Paginationiv, 499 p. :
Number of Pages499
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23734001M
ISBN 108883031806
ISBN 109788883031809
LC Control Number2007444443

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the cultural turn, such as Peter Jackson, Denis Cosgrove, Trevor Barnes, James Duncan, and Jacqueline Burgess (Bodman, ). Bodman goes so far as to argue that this development “provides clear evidence of a restructuring of the intellectual space of human geography. Traditional cultural geography has been supplanted and the new cultural.

About the book: A The Cultural turn in Geography book to Cultural Geography brings together original contributions from 35 distinguished international scholars to provide a critical overview of this dynamic and influential field of study. An in-depth survey of the dynamic and influential field of cultural geography.

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The increased focus, from the s onwards, on culture as a geographical agent and product: ‘a reorientation of human geography's interdisciplinary concerns toward the wide field of cultural studies’ (Barnett () Antip 4). ‘It is because all human realities are expressed through cultures that a cultural turn was needed in geography’ (Claval () Tijdschr 2).

Culture and Economy After the Cultural Turn examines the impact of the cultural turn for the social sciences in relation to the decline of interest in economic aspects of society. It presents a number of responses to the changing relationship between culture and economy, and to the way in which the cultural turn has sought to understand it.

This new and comprehensive book offers a holistic introduction to cultural geography. It integrates the broad range of theories and practices of the discipline by arguing that the essential focus of cultural geography is place/5(1). General Overviews. Gender analyses within geography have examined the ways in which gender roles and relations manifest spatially as discussed by McDowell Gendering of spaces and the study of gender has been an instrumental part of the “cultural turn” in geography.

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Last week, we glanced at the 10 Cultural Universals. For the next several weeks, we'll take a closer look at each of them, in turn. Let's start with geography.

Let me paint a picture: It's the 16th century. The astounding Andean Mountains serve as the backdrop to the epic uprising of the Inca culture. The cultural turn marks a reorientation of human geography's interdisciplinary concerns toward the wide field of cultural studies.

It is argued that this reorientation has been mediated by distinctive forms of commercial academic book publishing. Understanding Cultural Geography is an ideal text for students being introduced to the discipline through either undergraduate or postgraduate degree courses. The book outlines how the theoretical ideas, empirical foci and methodological techniques of cultural geography illuminate and make sense of the places we inhabit and contribute to.

Retheorizing Economic Geography: From the Quantitative Revolution to the “Cultural Turn” By Trevor J. Barnes In this article, I reflect upon and attempt to understand the changing theoretical nature of post-World War II Anglo-American economic geography.

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Cultural geography is a subfield within human the first traces of the study of different nations and cultures on Earth can be dated back to ancient geographers such as Ptolemy or Strabo, cultural geography as academic study firstly emerged as an alternative to the environmental determinist theories of the early 20th century, which had believed that people and societies are.

The 'cultural turn' as we know it is a broad shift within the field of geography away from quantitative, positivist understandings of the world towards more normative, qualitative and pluralistic approaches.

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