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  1. Introduction 0 items
    Remember that this reading list is a guide. It shows up to four key books or articles relevant to each lecture. There are many other books and journal articles that cover this topic. Use Web of Knowledge (via the ‘Digital Library’ link on the Leicester library webpage) and other databases contained therein to find other journal articles. You may also wish to use the Geography subject room, also found via the Digital Library link. In addition, try to keep your eye on coverage of relevant issues in the news. IMPORTANT NOTE: in many instances, we refer you to textbooks in this reading list. Please note that in each case, we often refer you to specific sections/chapters of that book - read the 'student notes' carefully. Please also use textbooks to guide further reading - look for key references that are mentioned in textbooks and follow these up yourself. We require this evidence of 'further reading' for you to gain a 2:1 mark or better.
  2. Key texts 2 items
    There are plenty of copies of both texts in the library (and an e-version of Introducing Human Geographies). If you want to buy a book, buy either (or both) of these. Remember, though, that academic texts are expensive. Note that neither book covers the whole module and you should also try to look at a selection of the books below, including journal articles.
    1. Introducing human geographies 2013

      Book Essential This is the latest, electronic edition of this important core textbook. Please use this edition of the book wherever possible.

    2. An introduction to human geography - University of Leicester

      Webpage  This is the latest, electronic edition of this important core textbook. Please use this edition of the book wherever possible.

  3. Lecture 1: introduction 5 items
    1. Introducing human geographies 2013

      Book Essential Read the introduction (page xv onwards)

    2. An introduction to human geography 2016

      Book Essential Please read the introduction (pp. 1 - 15). If you can only access the 4th edition of the book for now, read that.

    3. Human geography: the basics - Andrew Jones 2012

      Book Background For this week, read the introduction (but it is worth reading the whole book - it is quite short)

    4. What is Geography? - Alastair Bonnett 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Background

  4. Lecture 2: Space and place 4 items
    1. Introducing Human Geographies

      Book Essential Read Chapter 17 'Place', by Tim Cresswell (in the second edition of the book this is chapter 35)

    2. Cultural geographies: an introduction - Horton, John, Kraftl, Peter 2014 (ie.2013)

      Book Essential Read Chapter 13, 'Space and Place'

    3. For space - Massey, Doreen B. 2005

      Book Background Read pages 9-12 only

    4. People and place: the extraordinary geographies of everyday life - Holloway, Lewis, Hubbard, Phil 2001

      Book Background Read chapters 1 and 4 only.

  5. Lecture 3: Scale and network 5 items
    1. Introducing Human Geographies

      Book Essential Read chapter 2 by Phil Crang, and the chapters in section 8 on political geographies

    2. The Wiley-Blackwell companion to human geography - James S. Duncan, John A. Agnew 2011

      Book Essential Chapter 27 provides a clear introduction to hierarchical and network senses of scale. Chapter 28 is harder but covers some of more recent ways that scale and networks have been understood in human geography.

    3. Cultural geographies: an introduction - Horton, John, Kraftl, Peter 2014 (ie.2013)

      Book Background Read Chapter 13, 'Space and Place'

    4. Human geography without scale - Sallie A Marston, John Paul Jones, Keith Woodward 12/2005

      Article Background A difficult text - but the first sections provide an excellent overview of how geographers have written about scale over the years.

    5. Reconstructing scale: Towards a new scalar politics - D. MacKinnon 2011

      Article Background A more in-depth review of studies of scale in human geography. Not the reference to start with but provides a useful over-view of the debates.

  6. Lecture 4: Territory and borders 4 items
    1. An introduction to human geography - Daniels, P. W. 2012

      Book Essential Read chapters 21 and 22

    2. Introducing Human Geographies, Third Edition (3) - Cloke, Paul, Crang, Philip, Goodwin, Mark 2008

      Book Background Please read Chapter 56 by Klaus Dodds on 'International Resources'

  7. Lecture 12: Dis/ability 4 items
    1. Introducing Human Geographies

      Book Essential Read chapter 43, by Sarah Holloway

    2. A companion to health and medical geography - Tim Brown, Sara McLafferty, Graham Moon 2010

      Book Background Chapter 14, by Vera Chouinard

  8. Lecture 13: Age 6 items
    1. Introducing Human Geographies

      Book Essential Read chapter 39, by Peter Kraftl

    2. Geographies of Age: Thinking Relationally - Peter Hopkins and Rachel Pain 2007

      Article Essential

    3. Not just growing up, but : Materials, Spacings, Bodies, Situations - John Horton, Peter Kraftl 12/2006

      Article Background

    4. Introducing social geographies - Pain, Rachel 2001

      Book Background Especially chapter by Rachel Pain on age.

    5. Children's geographies: playing, living, learning - Holloway, Sarah L., Valentine, Gill 2000

      Book Background Especially chapter 1.

  9. Lecture 14: Geographies of Race and ethnicities 5 items
    1. Introducing social geographies - Rachel Pain 2001

      Book Essential Read chapter 5, by Michael Barke and Duncan Fuller

    2. Geography matters? Whiteness and contemporary geography - Mark McGuinness 06/2000

      Article Background

    3. The Routledge companion to race and ethnicity - Caliendo, Stephen M., McIlwain, Charlton D. 2011

      Book Background

  10. Lecture 15: Geographies of health 4 items
    1. A companion to health and medical geography - Tim Brown, Sara McLafferty, Graham Moon 2010

      Book Essential Read chapter 2 (Robin Kearns and Damian Collins), chapter 11 (Vincent J. Del Casino Jr.) and chapter 12 (Allison M. Williams)

    2. Introducing Human Geographies

      Book Essential Read chapter 40, by David Conradson

    3. ‘Cultivating health’: therapeutic landscapes and older people in northern England - Christine Milligan, Anthony Gatrell, Amanda Bingley 2004

      Article Background

  11. Lecture 16: Geographies of Sexualities 2 items
    1. An introduction to human geography: issues for the 21st century - Daniels, P. W. 2008

      Book Essential Sexuality and Space Chapter

  12. Lecture 17: Geographies of Class 3 items
    1. Geographies of identity: landscapes of class - R. Dowling 01/12/2009

      Article Essential

  13. Lecture 18 is the class test. Lectures 19, 20 and 21 is Reading week. Please catch up on the above reading. 0 items
  14. Lecture 22: Geographies of the body 5 items
    1. Social geographies: space and society - Valentine, Gill 2001

      Book Essential Read Chapter 2 on bodies

    2. Cultural geographies: an introduction - Horton, John, Kraftl, Peter 2014 (ie.2013)

      Book Essential Chapters on emobodiment and emotion/affect

    3. A companion to health and medical geography - Tim Brown, Sara McLafferty, Graham Moon 2010

      Book Background Read chapter 17 by Susan Craddock and Tim Brown

    4. Introducing Human Geographies

      Book Background Read chapters on nonrepresentational geographies (49-51)

    5. What else? some more ways of thinking and doing ‘Children's Geographies’ - John Horton, Peter Kraftl 04/2006

      Article Background Provides some examples - relating to Children's Geographies, which we considered earlier in the module - of how bodies and emotions matter to geographical study

  15. Lecture 23: Intersectionality 0 items
  16. Lecture 24: Gentrification 6 items
    1. People at the centre? The contested geographies of 'gentrification' - Martin Phillips

      Chapter Essential

    2. Urban geography: a global perspective - Michael Pacione 2005

      Book Background Please read Chapter 10 on residential mobility and neighbourhood change

  17. Lecture 25: Rural geographies 4 items
    1. Rurality - Paul Cloke

      Chapter Essential

    2. Rural - Michael Woods 2011

      Book Background Chapter 3 is particular relevant to this lecture

  18. Lecture 26: Representations of rurality 6 items
    1. People in a marginal periphery - David Cook, Martin Phillips

      Chapter Background

    2. People and Place: The Extraordinary Geographies of Everyday Life - Lewis Holloway, Phil Hubbard 2015

      Book Essential Read chapters 6 and 7 for this lecture

    3. Imagined country: environment, culture and society - Short, John R. 1991

      Book Background

    4. Rural - Michael Woods 2011

      Book Essential Chapter 2 is particularly important to this lecture.

  19. Lecture 27: Global and Ordinary Cities 5 items
    1. Cities: urban worlds - Tim Hall, Heather Barrett

      Chapter Background

    2. A roster of world cities - J.V Beaverstock, R.G Smith, P.J Taylor 12/1999

      Article Essential

    3. Urban geography: world cities, or a world of cities - Jennifer Robinson 01/12/2005

      Article Essential

    4. Cities in a World Economy - Saskia Sassen 2011

      Book Background

  20. Lecture 28: Migration and flow - mobile geographies 8 items
    1. Introducing Human Geographies

      Book Essential Read chapter 41 on migration (Koser); chapter 45 on diasporas (by Clare Dwyer) and chapter 52 on mobilities (by Peter Adey)

    2. Polish migration to the UK in the 'new' European Union: after 2004 - Katherine Burrell 2009

      Book Background

    3. Follow the Thing: Papaya - Ian Cook 09/2004

      Article Background

    4. International migration: a very short introduction - Koser, Khalid 2007

      Book Background

    5. Home and Migration: Mobilities, Belongings and Identities - David Ralph, Lynn A. Staeheli 07/2011

      Article Background

  21. Lecture 29: Social geographies of Leicester 3 items
    1. Lost in the 'churn? Locating neighbourliness in a transient neighbourhood - K. Burrell 01/08/2016

      Article  This is an interesting recent article about social geographies of housing in Leicester

  22. Lecture 30: Exam preparation 0 items
    There are no set readings for this week's lecture.
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