Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Introduction: Making Geography

    1. Derek Gregory, Rex Walford
      Pages 1-8
  3. Beyond The Quantitative Revolution

  4. People and Places, Societies and Spaces

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. John Eyles
      Pages 102-117
    3. Linda McDowell
      Pages 136-151
  5. Explorations in the City

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
    2. Keith Bassett, John Short
      Pages 175-193
  6. Landscapes of Production

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 239-239
    2. Doreen Massey, Richard Meegan
      Pages 244-257
    3. John Harriss, Barbara Harriss
      Pages 258-278

About this book


Horizons in Human Geography brings together 20 specially commissioned essays which range over the full breadth of its subject matter presenting a critical challenge to the philosophical positivism of the New Geography. The book reflects a new theoretical pluralism in the subject but one primarily oriented to understanding the relationship between human agency and social and spatial structures.


city development environment exploration formation geography Human geography Information Technology (IT) organization production

Editors and affiliations

  • Derek Gregory
    • 1
  • Rex Walford
    • 2
  1. 1.University of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  2. 2.University of CambridgeUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1989
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-39612-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-19839-9
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