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  1. R. J. Johnston (1986). Philosophy and Human Geography: An Introduction to Contemporary Approaches. E. Arnold.score: 441.0
     
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  2. Paul J. Cloke & R. J. Johnston (eds.) (2005). Spaces of Geographical Thought: Deconstructing Human Geography's Binaries. Sage Publications.score: 393.0
    Spaces of Geographical Thought examines key ideas – like space and place - which inform the geographic imagination. The text: discusses the core conceptual vocabulary of human geography: agency: structure; state: society; culture: economy; space: place; black: white; man: woman; nature: culture; local: global; and time: space; explains the significance of these binaries in the constitution of geographic thought; and shows how many of these binaries have been interrogated and re-imagined in more recent geographical thinking. A consideration of (...)
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  3. Benno Werlen (1993). Society Action and Space: An Alternative Human Geography. Routledge.score: 387.0
    What is space? And why are questions of space important to social theory? Society, Action and Space is the first English translation of a book which has been widely recognized in Europe as a major contribution to the interface between geography and social theory. Benno Werlen focuses on the issues which are at the heart of the most important debates in human and social geography today. One of the most significant recent developments in social analysis has been (...)
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  4. J. Pickles (1985). Phenomenology, Science, and Geography: Spatiality and the Human Sciences. Cambridge University Press.score: 369.0
    A work of outstanding originality and importance, which will become a cornerstone in the philosophy of geography, this book asks: What is human science? Is a truly human science of geography possible? What notions of spatiality adequately describe human spatial experience and behaviour? It sets out to answer these questions through a discussion of the nature of science in the human sciences, and, specifically, of the role of phenomenology in such inquiry. It criticises (...)
     
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  5. Derek Gregory & Rex Walford (eds.) (1989). Horizons in Human Geography. Barnes & Noble Books.score: 306.0
     
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  6. R. J. Johnston (1991). A Question of Place: Exploring the Practice of Human Geography. Blackwell.score: 306.0
     
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  7. Audrey Lynn Kobayashi & Suzanne Mackenzie (eds.) (1989). Remaking Human Geography. Unwin Hyman.score: 306.0
     
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  8. D. J. Walmsley (1984/1986). Human Geography: Behavioural Approaches. Wiley.score: 306.0
     
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  9. Robert Inkpen (2005). Science, Philosophy and Physical Geography. Routledge.score: 279.0
    This accessible and engaging text explores the relationship between philosophy, science and physical geography. It addresses an imbalance that exists in opinion, teaching and to a lesser extent research, between a philosophically enriched human geography and a perceived philosophically ignorant physical geography. Science, Philosophy and Physical Geography , challenges the myth that there is a single self-evident scientific method, that can and is applied in a straightforward manner by physical geographers. It demonstrates the (...)
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  10. David Sibley (1995). Geographies of Exclusion: Society and Difference in the West. Burns & Oates.score: 231.0
    Geographies of Exclusion identifies forms of social and spatial exclusion and subsequently examines the fate of knowledge of space and society which has been produced by members of excluded groups. Evaluating writing on urban society by women and black writers, David Sibley asks why such work is neglected by the academic establishment, suggesting that both the practices which result in the exclusion of minorities and those which result in the exclusion of knowledge have important implications for theory and method in (...)
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  11. Phil Hubbard, Rob Kitchin & Gill Valentine (eds.) (2004). Key Thinkers on Space and Place. Sage.score: 222.0
    `It is a safe bet that Key Thinkers will emerge as something of a 'hit' within the undergraduate community and will rise to prominance as a 'must buy' -Environment and Planning `Key Thinkers on Space and Place is an engagingly written, well-researched and very accessible book. It will surely prove an invaluable tool for students, whom I would strongly encourage to purchase this edited collection as one of the best guides to recent geographical thought' -Claudio Minca, University of Newcastle `Key (...)
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  12. Roger Brunet (2011). Sustainable Geography. Wiley.score: 210.0
    Sustainable Geography recalls the system and laws of geographical space production, tackles the hardcore of geography and presents models and organizations through a regional analysis and the dynamics of territorial structures and methods. The book also describes the general idea of discontinuities, trenches, the anti-dialectical and redivision-uniformity in the globalization and addresses the Transnational Urban Systems and Urban Network in Europe.
     
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  13. Derek Gregory (1978/1979). Ideology, Science, and Human Geography. St. Martin's Press.score: 210.0
     
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  14. Richard Brook Cathcart (1979). The Developing Artificial Geography of the Solar System. Vance Bibliographies.score: 207.0
     
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  15. Paul Claval (1983). Models of Man in Geography. Dept. Of Geography, Syracuse University.score: 207.0
     
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  16. David Ley (1980). Geography Without Man: A Humanistic Critique. School of Geography, University of Oxford.score: 207.0
     
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  17. Thomas Cushman (ed.) (2011). Handbook of Human Rights. Routledge.score: 201.0
  18. Arild Holt-Jensen (1999). Geography, History and Concepts: A Student's Guide. Sage Publications.score: 198.0
    Totally revised and updated, written especially for students, the third edition of Geography – History and Concepts is the definitive undergraduate introduction to the history, philosophy and methodology of Human Geography. Accessible and comprehensive, the work comprises five sections: - What is Geography?: a historical overview of the discipline and an explanation of its organization - The Foundations of Geography: examines Geography from Antiquity to the early modern period; the discussion includes detailed explanations (...)
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  19. Eliot Hurst & E. Michael (1981). Human and Inhuman Geography: An Autocritique--A Journey Through the Corridors of Positivism and the Collective Discovery of an Altogether Different Harmony. Geography Dept., University of New England.score: 192.0
     
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  20. Robert Mugerauer (1995). Interpreting Environments: Tradition, Deconstruction, Hermeneutics. University of Texas Press.score: 189.0
    Mugerauer seeks to make deconstruction and hermeneutics accessible to people in the environmental disciplines, including architecture, planning, urban studies, environmental studies, and cultural geography. Mugerauer demonstrates each methodology through a case study. The first study uses the traditional approach to recover the meaning of Jung's and Wittgenstein's houses by analyzing their historical, intentional contexts. The second case study utilizes deconstruction to explore Egyptian, French neoclassical, and postmodern attempts to use pyramids to constitute a sense of lasting presence. And the (...)
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  21. Thierry Paquot, Michel Lussault & Christiane Younès (eds.) (2007). Habiter, le Propre de L'Humain: Villes, Territoires Et Philosophie. La Découverte.score: 183.0
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  22. Georges Benko & Ulf Strohmayer (eds.) (1997). Space and Social Theory: Interpreting Modernity and Postmodernity. Blackwell Publishers.score: 180.0
    In this book, the world's leading spacial theorists provide new accounts of the central questions and issues in social-spacial theory with critical perspectives ...
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  23. Dietrich Fliedner (2006). Processes Constitute Our Complex Reality: A Theoretical Investigation. Selbxtverlag der Fachrichtung Geographie der Universität des Saarlandes.score: 180.0
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  24. Dietrich Fliedner (1981). Society in Space and Time: An Attempt to Provide a Theoretical Foundation From an Historical Geographic Point of View. Selbstverlag des Geographischen Instituts Der Universität des Saarlandes.score: 180.0
  25. Martin Hampl (2000). Reality, Society and Geographical/Environmental Organization: Searching for an Integrated Order. Dept. Of Social Geography and Regional Development, Charles University of Prague, Faculty of Science.score: 180.0
     
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  26. S. James & David Ley (eds.) (1993). Place/Culture/Representation. Routledge.score: 180.0
     
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  27. David Seamon & Robert Mugerauer (eds.) (1985/2000). Dwelling, Place, and Environment: Towards a Phenomenology of Person and World. Krieger Pub. Co..score: 180.0
     
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  28. Silvio Tendler, Mílton Santos, Beth Goulart, Fernanda Montenegro, Matheus Nachtergaele, Milton Gonçalves, Osmar Prado, Zélia Duncan & Caique Botkay (eds.) (2006). O Mundo Global Visto Do Lado de Cá. Caliban Produções.score: 180.0
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  29. Benno Werlen (1995). Sozialgeographie Alltäglicher Regionalisierungen. F. Steiner.score: 180.0
    Bd. 1. Zur Ontologie von Gesellschaft und Raum -- Bd. 2. Globalisierung, Region und Regionalisierung -- Bd. 3. Ausgangspunkte und Befunde empirischer Forschung.
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  30. Barney Warf & Santa Arias (eds.) (2009). The Spatial Turn: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Routledge.score: 174.0
    Despite frequent reference to the spatial turn, this is the first volume to explicitly address how theory and practice concerning space, is used in a variety of ...
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  31. N. J. Thrift (2008). Non-Representational Theory: Space, Politics, Affect. Routledge.score: 174.0
    Life, but not as we know it -- Still life in nearly present time -- Driving and the city -- Movement-space -- Afterwords -- From born to made -- Spatialities of feeling -- But malice aforethought -- Turbulent passions.
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  32. Noel Castree (2013). Making Sense of Nature. Routledge.score: 174.0
     
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  33. Daniel Dorling (1997). Mapping: Ways of Representing the World. Longman.score: 174.0
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  34. Marta Isabel Kollmann (ed.) (2011). Espacio, Espacialidad y Multidisciplinariedad. Eudeba.score: 174.0
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  35. Hideki Nozawa (ed.) (1996). Social Theory and Geographical Thought. Institute of Geography, Faculty of Letters, Kyushu University.score: 174.0
     
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  36. Mílton Santos (2012). Metamorfoses Do Espaço Habitado: Fundamentos Teóricos E Metodológicos da Geografia. Edusp.score: 174.0
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  37. Torsten Wissmann (2011). Raum Zur Identitätskonstruktion des Eigenen. Franz Steiner Verlag Stuttgart.score: 174.0
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  38. Xiaoguang Zhou (2006). Huizhou Chuan Tong Xue Shu Wen Hua di Li Yan Jiu. Anhui Ren Min Chu Ban She.score: 174.0
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  39. Alexandre Zabalza (2007). La Terre Et le Droit: Du Droit Civil à la Philosophie du Droit. Bière.score: 171.0
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  40. Seamus Grimes & Jaime Nubiola (1997). Reconsidering the Exclusion of Metaphysics in Human Geography. Acta Philosophica 6 (2):265-276.score: 168.0
    From the time of Descartes a strong tendency emerged to exclude the consideration of metaphysical questions as a necessary step towards developing truly scientific disciplines. Within human geography, positivism had a significant influence in moulding the discipline as "spatial science", resulting in a reductionist vision of humanity. Since the 1970s, in reaction to the limitations of this narrow vision and also to the deterministic perspective of marxism, humanistic approaches became important, but have failed to adequately deal with the (...)
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  41. Paul J. Cloke (ed.) (2004). Practising Human Geography. Sage.score: 168.0
    Practising Human Geography is critical introduction to disciplinary debates about the practise of human geography, that is informed by an inquiry into how geographers actually do research. In examining those methods and practices that are integral to doing geography, the text presents a theoretically-informed reflection on the construction and interpretation of geographical data - including factual and ‘fictional’ sources; the use of core research methodologies; and the interpretative role of the researcher. Framed by an historical (...)
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  42. Iain Hay (ed.) (2000). Qualitative Research Methods in Human Geography. Oxford University Press.score: 168.0
    This volume provides concise and accessible guidance on how to conduct qualitative research in human geography. It gives particular emphasis to examples drawn from social/cultural geography, perhaps the most vibrant area of inquiry in human geography over the past decade.
     
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  43. Francesca Bordogna (2008). William James at the Boundaries: Philosophy, Science, and the Geography of Knowledge. University of Chicago Press.score: 162.0
    At Columbia University in 1906, William James gave a highly confrontational speech to the American Philosophical Association (APA). He ignored the technical philosophical questions the audience had gathered to discuss and instead addressed the topic of human energy. Tramping on the rules of academic decorum, James invoked the work of amateurs, read testimonials on the benefits of yoga and alcohol, and concluded by urging his listeners to take up this psychological and physiological problem. What was the goal of this (...)
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  44. Iain Hay (1998). Making Moral Imaginations. Research Ethics, Pedagogy, and Professional Human Geography. Philosophy and Geography 1 (1):55 – 75.score: 162.0
    This paper exhorts geographers to become more active in debate about ethical research practice. It also suggests that ethical theory, practical problems, and lessons learned from postmodern thought make the prospects of establishing prescriptive codes of ethics unlikely. Instead, flexible prompts for moral contemplation might be used to encourage careful thought on matters of ethics. Because the practical feasibility of moral prompts rests on the existence of moral imaginations, it is vital to consider ways in which those imaginations might be (...)
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  45. Jonathan Murdoch (2006). Post-Structuralist Geography: A Guide to Relational Space. Sage.score: 153.0
    Post-structuralist Geography is a highly accessible introduction to post-structuralist theory that critically assesses how post-structuralism can be used to study space and place. The text comprises: - a thorough appraisal of the work of key post-structuralist thinkers, including Gilles Deleuze, Michel Foucault, and Bruno Latour - case studies to elucidate, illustrate, and apply the theory - boxed summaries of complex arguments which - with the engaging writing style - provide a clear overview of post-structuralist approaches to the study of (...)
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  46. R. J. Johnston (1989). Philosophy, Ideology and Geography. In Derek Gregory & Rex Walford (eds.), Horizons in Human Geography. Barnes & Noble Books. 48--66.score: 150.0
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  47. John A. Matthews & David T. Herbert (eds.) (2004). Unifying Geography: Common Heritage, Shared Future. Routledge.score: 147.0
    Unifying Geography focuses on the plural and competing versions of unity that characterize the discipline, which give it cohesion and differentiate it from related fields of knowledge. Each of the chapters is co-authored by both a leading physical and a human geographer. Themes identified include those of the traditional core as well as new and developing topics that are based on subject matter, concepts, methodology, theory, techniques and applications.
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  48. Alastair Bonnett (2008). What is Geography? Sage Publications.score: 147.0
    This text offers readers a short and highly accessible account of the ideas and concepts constituting geography. Drawing out the key themes that define the subject, What is Geography? demonstrates how and why these themes - like environment and geopolitics- are of fundamental importance. Including discussion of both the human and the natural realms, the text looks at key themes like environment, space, and place - as well as geography's methods and the history of the discipline. (...)
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  49. P. W. Daniels (ed.) (2001). Human Geography: Issues for the 21st Century. Prentice Hall.score: 146.0
    Machine generated contents note: SECTION 1 THE WORLD BEFORE GLOBALIZATION: CHANGING -- SCALES OF EXPERIENCE Edited by Denis Shaw -- Chapter 1 Pre-capitalist worlds Denis Shaw -- Chapter 2 The rise and spread of capitalism Terry Slater -- Chapter 3 The making of the twentieth-century world Denis Shaw -- SECTION 2 SOCIETY, SETTLEMENT AND CULTURE Edited by Denis Shaw -- Chapter 4 Cities Allan Cochrane -- Chapter 5 Rural alternatives Ian Bowler -- Chapter 6 Geography, culture and global change (...)
     
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  50. Adam Etinson (2010). To Be or Not to Be: Charles Beitz on the Philosophy of Human Rights. Res Publica 16 (4):441-448.score: 144.0
    This is a review article of Charles Beitz's 2009 book on the philosophy of human rights, The Idea of Human Rights. The article provides a charitable overview of the book's main arguments, but also raises some doubts about the depth of the distinction between Beitz's 'practical' approach to humans rights and its 'naturalistic' counterparts.
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