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Cultural Geographies


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Table of Contents

1. Introduction Section I. Cultural Processes and Politics 2. Cultural Production 3. Cultural Consumption Section II Several Cultural Geographies 4. Architectural Geographies 5. Landscapes 6. Textual Geographies 7. Performed Geographies 8. Identities Section III: Key Concepts for Cultural Geographers 9. Everyday Geographies 10. Material Things 11. Emotional and Affective Geographies 12. Bodily Geographies 13. Space and Place 14. Conclusion

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Most HE Geography courses in the UK, North America and Australasia include cultural geography modules. This is the first introductory textbook on this topic.

About the Author

Dr. John Horton is Associate Professor in Human Geography at The University of Northampton. He is a cultural geographer with research interests in geographies of childhood and youth. He is an Editor of Children's Geographies journal and co-edited Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth (Policy Press, 2012). He has worked on more than thirty research projects about children and young people's everyday geographies in diverse UK contexts. He teaches undergraduate modules on social and cultural geography and concepts in human geography. Dr. Peter Kraftl is a Reader in Human geography at the University of Leicester. He has published two books and over forty articles and book chapters on geographies of childhood, youth and education, including a book on Geographies of Alternative Education (Policy Press, 2013). He is an Editor of Children's Geographies journal and Chair of the Geographies of Children, Youth and Families Research Group of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). He teaches undergraduate modules on social and cultural geography, spaces of identity, and nature/culture/country.


"Throughout this text, Horton and Kraftl engage with a wide spectrum of social and cultural
theories. They discuss the multiple meanings and uses of the word "culture," and they also remind
us that knowledge is always situated, and writing is positional and embodied. Last but not least, they
provide a richly annotated bibliography of key readings in the field of cultural geographies and
neighboring disciplines." - Heike Henderson, Boise State University

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