Published in association with the journal Progress in Human Geography, edited and written by the principal scholars in the discipline, this Handbook demonstrates the difference that thinking about the world geographically makes. Each section considers how human geography shapes the world, interrogates it, and intervenes in it. It includes a major retrospective and prospective introductory essay, with three substantive sections on: Imagining Human Geographies Practising Human Geographies Living Human Geographies The Handbook also has an innovative multimedia component of conversations about key issues in human geography – as well as an overview of human geography from the Editors. A key reference for any scholar interested in questions about what difference it makes to think spatially or geographically about the world, this Handbook is a rich and textured statement about the geographical imagination.
Chapter 6: Nature-society
The Question of Nature: Theorising Environment-Society Interactions
Tackling the subject of ‘nature-society’ is daunting because it implicates a good deal of both human and physical geography. Despite continual calls for more reintegration, there is a variety of epistemological and institutional barriers to working across them. As a ...