Region, place and locale

an introduction to different conceptions of regional geography

R. J. Johnston, J. Hauer, G. A. Hoekveld

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Abstract

Highlights the issues which are considered throughout the book, particularly the rejection of pre-1960s regional geography, and the more recent realisation that a rejection of a particular approach does not remove the need to study regions. The authors then discuss potential theoretical frameworks for such studies, including Giddens' structuration, Marx's historical materialism, realism, and Wallerstein's world-systems project, and highlight the lack of clear methodological protocols within such frameworks. -P.Hardiman

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-10
Number of pages10
JournalUnknown Journal
Publication statusPublished - 1990

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