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Key Thinkers on Space and Place

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ISBN-10: 1849201021

ISBN-13: 9781849201025

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Rob Kitchin, Phil Hubbard

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In this new edition of Key Thinkers on Space and Place, editors Phil Hubbard and Rob Kitchin provide us with a fully revised and updated text that highlights the work of over 65 key thinkers on space and place. Unique in its concept, the book is a comprehensive guide to the life and work of some of the key thinkers particularly influential in the current 'spatial turn' in the social sciences.Providing a synoptic overview of different ideas about the role of space and place in contemporary social, cultural, political and economic life, each portrait comprises:'¢ biographical information and theoretical context'¢ an explication of their contribution to spatial thinking'¢ an overview of key advances and controversies'¢ guidance to further readingWith 14 additional chapters including entries on Saskia Sassen, Tim Ingold, Cindi Katz and John Urry, the book covers ideas ranging from humanism, Marxism, feminism and post-structuralism to queer-theory, post-colonialism, globalization and deconstruction presenting a thorough look at diverse ways in which space and place has been theorized. An essential text for geographers, this now classic reference text is for all those interested in theories of space and place, whether in geography, sociology, cultural studies, urban studies, planning, anthropology, or women's studies.
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 11/12/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Rob Kitchin is Professor of Human Geography and Director of the National Institute of Regional and Spatial Analysis at the National University of Maynooth, Ireland.

Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction: Why Key Thinkers?
Benedict Anderson
Mark Augé
Trevor Barnes
Jean Baudrillard
Zygmunt Bauman
Ulrich Beck
Brian Berry
Homi K Bhabha
Pierre Bourdieu
Judith Butler
Anne Buttimer
Manuel Castells
Michel de Certeau
Stuart E Corbridge
Denis Cosgrove
Mike Davis
Michael Dear
Gilles Deleuze
Peter Dicken
Arturo Escobar
Michel Foucault
J K Gibson-Graham
Anthony Giddens
Reginald Golledge
Derek Gregory
Torsten Hagerstrand
Peter Haggett
Stuart Hall
Donna Haraway
J Brian Harley
David Harvey
bell hooks
Tim Ingold
Peter Jackson
Cindi Katz
Bruno Latour
Henri Lefebvre
David Ley
Kevin Lynch
Doreen Massey
Linda McDowell
Anssi Paasi
Allan Pred
Gillian Rose
Edward W Said
Saskia Sassen
Andrew Sayer
Amartya Sen
David Sibley
Neil Smith
Edward J Soja
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Michael Storper
Peter Taylor
Nigel Thrift
Gerard Toal
Waldo Tobler
Yi-Fu Tuan
John Urry
Paul Virilio
Immanuel Wallerstein
Michael J Watts
Benno Werlen
Raymond Williams
Alan Wilson
Iris Marion Young
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