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By Phil Hubbard, Rob Kitchin

Already a customary scholar reference, all of the entries during this second variation of Key Thinkers on house and Place were considerably revised and up to date. spotting how energetic and lively debates on area are, this version contains ten thoroughly new entries, making the textual content much more finished. it's a detailed advisor to the lifestyles and paintings of these thinkers such a lot accountable for the present 'spatial flip' within the social sciences. Highlighting the paintings of greater than 60 key thinkers it presents a synoptic evaluate of alternative rules in regards to the function of area and position in modern social, cultural, political and financial life.

With concise, uniform entries all through, the portrait of every philosopher comprises:

- biographical info and theoretical context

- an explication in their contribution to spatial thinking

- an summary of key advances and controversies

- bibliographies of fundamental and secondary literature

As a primer at the spatial mind's eye, the textual content illustrates the various ways in which house and position could be theorized: from humanism to Marxism, feminism to post-structuralism, queer concept to post-colonialism. The booklet might be an critical buy not only for geographers, yet for all these attracted to theories of area and position - even if in geography, sociology, city experiences, cultural stories, or anthropology.

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