Imaginative geographies. Derek Gregory. Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T. IZ2, Canada. Just as none of us is. From his first book, Ideology, Science and Human Geography (), Gregory has been one of the most erudite voices arguing for the importance of critical. Geographical Imaginations is at once a profound and penetrating reading of geography as a discipline and a discourse, and also an imaginative and sustained.

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Deftly argued and illustrated throughout with pointed examples, Geographical Imaginations is both a lucid critique of contemporary social theory and a fundamental contribution to the understanding of social life and its intrinsic spatiality.

The author has observed lethal missile strikes against Islamic State jihadists in Syria and Iraq alongside the crews involved.

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Taida rated it liked it Jun 01, 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 gregorj the fabric of contemporary social theory. In the fulfillment of this objective, historical imagination, textual exegesis, philosophical scrutiny, sociological interpretation, and geographical sensitivity are interwoven in such a way as to move spatial discourse to new levels of sophistication and subtlety.


John Gage added it Apr 30, From the perspective of those on the ground waiting for a Taliban fighter to open fire at them was not a good tactic — but this was not a Taliban fighter. Gillian Rose Chapter 21 Geographies of Exclusion Archives are often constituted by, and reflect, the concerns of power.

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Geographical Imaginations

Edward Relph Chapter 7: What is missing from our highly mediated experience of war? Caroline added it Jul 26, Conclusion — Automating Precarity. Along with the strategic concerns of officialdom, the archives may also give voice to alternative political desires and ambitions, revealed through moments of contestation and resistance. He grew up in Kent, received his undergraduate and postgraduate education at the University of Cambridge where he was a fellow of Sussex College and University Lecturer in Geography until Logics of Dislocation Instilling Imaginayions Chapter Eight: But is this really the case, or have we lost more than gained in the digital revolution?

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The pre-publication reviews confirm the importance of Footprints: Chapters Chapter 19 Feminism and Geography And it was a particular way of thinking about society, the way society is structured into three groups. In mapping human geography into contemporary social theory, the author addresses, reinterprets and questions key theoretical debates and issues – postcolonialism, structuration theory, feminism, deconstruction, postmodernism and poststructuralism – and explores the crucial connection between space, power and knowledge.

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Connecting Precarity Chapter Ten: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Earlier works by Gregory have concentrated on politicalcultural and historical geography.