Section Two: What we study and how
2. QUESTIONS OF ONTOLOGY AND EPISTEMOLOGY (click here for module)
2.1 People, Society and Nature (click here for module)
R Bhaskar (1979) "On the Society/Person Connection." Pp. 39-47 in The Possibility of Naturalism. New Jersey: Humanities Press.
D Gregory (1981) "Human Agency and Human Geography." Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers N.S.6, 1-18.
D Harvey (1996) "The Basic Framework." Pp.78-83 in Justice, Nature and the Geography of Difference. Oxford: Blackwell.
"Nature" in The Dictionary of Human Geography.
2.2 Concepts of Space and Time in Human Geography (click here for module)
D Harvey (1990) "Between Space and Time: Reflections on the Geographical Imagination." Annals, Association of American Geographers 80, 418-425 only (N.B.)
Giddens (1981) Pp.130-135 A Contemporary Critique of Historical Materialism. London: Macmillan.
A Sayer (1985) "The Difference That Space Makes." Chapter 4 in D Gregory and J Urry (eds.), Social Relations and Spatial Structures. London: Macmillan.
K R. Cox (1995) ”Concepts of Space, Understanding in Human Geography and Spatial Analysis." Urban Geography 16, 304-326.
L Curry (n.d.) "Chance and Landscape." (source unknown).
D Massey (1999) “Spaces of Politics.” Chapter 14 in D Massey, J Allen and P Sarre (eds.) Human Geography Today. Cambridge: Polity Press.
D Harvey (1973) “The nature of space”. Pp.13-14 in Social Justice and the City. Baltimore:Johns Hopkins University Press.
2.3 CLAIMS TO KNOWING: HOW WE STUDY WHAT WE STUDY (click here for module)
T Hagerstrand (1984) “Presence and Absence: A Look at Conceptual Choices and Bodily Necessities.” Regional Studies 373-80.
L McDowell (1995) “Understanding Diversity: The Problem Of/For ‘Theory’”. Chapter 17 in R J Johnston, P J Taylor and M J Watts (eds.), Geographies of Global Change. Oxford: Blackwell.
A Sayer (1985) (1985) "Realism and Geography." Chapter 8 in R J Johnston (ed.), The Future of Geography. London and New York: Methuen.
D Harvey (1973) ) "Revolutionary and Counter-Revolutionary Theory in Geography and the Problem of Ghetto Formation." Chapter 4 in Social Justice and the City. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
J Dobson (1992) "Spatial Logic in Paleogeography and the Explanation of Continental Drift." Annals, Association of American Geographers 82, 187-206.