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GEOG1315
Module Reading List

People, Place and Politics (Joint Honours), 2017/18, Semester 2
Dr Deirdre Conlon
d.conlon@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Tutorials

Cresswell, T. (2009) Place In: Thrift, N. & Kitchin, R. eds. International encyclopedia of human geography . London: Elsevier., pp.169-177. [available as an eBook from the library]

Davis, R. (2008) A thin line between love and hate. The Guardian. , 14 October. [on VLE]

Dorling, D. (1995) The visualization of local urban change across Britain, Environment and planning. B : planning and design. , 22: 269-290. [on VLE]

Goodwin, M. (2005) ‘Control-Freedom’ In: Cloke, P., Crang, P. & Goodwin, M. Eds. Introducing Human Geographies 2nd ed. London: Hodder Arnold, pp. 51-60. [available as an eBook from the library] [on VLE]

Johnston, R. (2009) Spatial Science In: Thrift, N. & Kitchin, R. eds. International encyclopedia of human geography . London: Elsevier. pp.384-395. [available as an eBook from the library]

Kintrea, K., J. Bannister, J. Pickering, M. Reid, N. Suzuki (2008) Young people and territoriality in British cities. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Available from: http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/2298.pdf [on VLE]

Kitchin, R. (2009) Space II In: Thrift, N. & Kitchin, R. eds. International encyclopedia of human geography . London: Elsevier. pp.268-275. [available as an eBook]

Koskela, H. (1999) ‘Gendered Exclusions’: Women’s Fear of Violence and Changing Relations to Space, Geografiska Annaler. Series B, Human geography. , 81(2) 111-124. [on VLE]

Marston, S. (2000) The Social Construction of Scale, Progress in human geography. , 24(2): 219-242. [on VLE]

McAuliffe C & Iveson K (2011) Art and Crime (and Other Things Besides … ): Conceptualising Graffiti in the City Geography compass. 5 128-43.

McDowell, L. (2001) Linking scales: or how research about gender and organisations raises new issues for economic geography, Journal of economic geography , 1: 227-250. [on VLE]

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Urban Living I – UK Cities in Transition

General Reading List

M.Pacione (2009) Urban geography: a global perspective , Routledge, London

 D.Dorling (2005) Human geography of the UK , Sage, London.

I. Hardill, D. T. Graham, and E. Kofman (2001)  Human geography of the UK : an introduction , Routledge, New York

J.Mohan (1999) A United Kingdom? : economic, social and political geographies ,  Arnold, London.

Lecture 1: The Industrial City

Required reading

Pooley C. (1977) The residential segregation of migrant communities in mid-Victorian Liverpool, Transactions , Institute of British Geographers, 2 , 364-382

Suggested reading

Carter, H. and Lewis, C.R. (1990) An urban geography of England and Wales in the nineteenth century y, Arnold, London. Chapter 9. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Briggs A. (1963) Victorian cities , Oldhams Press, London. Chapter 2. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Further reading

M.Gorsky et al (1999) British voluntary hospitals 1871-1938, Journal of historical geography. , 25, 463-482

M.A.Smith (1983) Social usages of the public drinking house: changing aspects of class and leisure , The British journal of sociology. , 34,3 , 367-385

Ward D. (1980) Environs and neighbours in the ‘two nations’: residential differentiation in mid c19th Leeds, Journal of historical geography. ., 6, 133-162

Lecture 2: The death of the Industrial city

Required reading

P.Elias and G.Keogh (1982) Industrial decline and unemployment in the inner city areas of Great Britain, Urban studies , 19 , 1-15

Suggested reading

L.Paice (2008) Overspill policy and the Glasgow slum clearance project in the c20th: from one nightmare to another? Reinvention: a Journal of Undergraduate Research, 1(1), 1-17: available on-line at: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/sociology/rsw/undergrad/cetl/ejournal/issues/volume1issue1/paice/

C.Hamnett (1986) The changing socio-economic structure of London and the South-East 1961-1981, Regional studies , 20, 391-406

A.E.Green (1988) The north-south divide in great Britain: an examination of the evidence, Transactions , Institute of British Geographers, 13 , 179-198

R.L.Martin (1987) Mrs Thatcher’s Britain: a tale of two nations, Environment and planning. A : environment and planning. , 19 , 571-574

C.Hamnett (1983) The conditions in England’s inner cities on the eve of the 1981 riots, Area. , 15 , 7-13 

M. Gorsky, J.Mohan, and T.Willis, (2005) From hospital contributory schemes to health cash plans: mutualism in health care in the post-war period. Journal of social policy. , 34, (3), 447-467

 Lecture 3: The post-Industrial city I

Required reading

Laura M Woods, Bernard Rachet, Michael Riga, Noell Stone, Anjali Shah, and Michel P Coleman (2005) Geographical variation in life expectancy at birth in England and Wales is largely explained by deprivation,  Journal of epidemiology and community health. , 59: 115 - 120

Suggested reading

M.Whitehead (1994) Who cares about equity in the NHS ? British medical journal. 308. 1284-1287

 S.Curtis et al (2006) The ecological relationship between deprivation, social isolation and rates of hospital admission for acute psychiatric care, Health & Place. , 12, 19-37

G.Moon and R.Gillespie (1995 ) Society and health : an introduction to social science for health professionals , Routledge, London.

Lecture 4: The post-Industrial city II

Required reading

A.Gibson & S.Asthana (2000) Local markets and the polarization of public sector schools in England and Wales, Transacti ons, Institute of British Geographers , 25 , 303-319

Further reading

A.McKinght et al (2005) Education, education, education: an assessment of Labour’s success in tackling education inequalities, in J.Hills and K.Stewart (eds) A more equal society ? : New Labour, poverty, inequality and exclusion , Policy Press, Bristol, 47-67

S.J.Ball (ed, 2003) Class strategies and the education market : the middle classes and social advantage , Routledge, London.

S.Gorard, C.Taylor, J.Fitz (2003) Schools, markets and choice policies , Routledge, London.

Lecture 5: The post-Industrial city III

Required reading

 N.Wrigley (1987) The concentration of capital in UK grocery retailing, Environment and planning. A : environment and planning. , 19, 1283-88.

Suggested reading

 A.Alexander (1997) Strategy and strategists: evidence from an early retail revolution in Britain, The international review of retail, distribution and consumer research. 7(1), 61-78 (good case study of Burtons)

 J.B.Jefferys (1954) Retail trading in Britain 1850-1950 , Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. Chapters 1 & 2. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE Chapter 2

 W.Kay (1987) Battle for the high street , Piatkus, London. Chapter called ‘Golden Oldies’. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Further reading

J.Benson and L.Ugolini (eds, 2002) A nation of shopkeepers : five centuries of British retailing , I.B.Tauris Press, London.

A.Seth and G.Randall (1999) The grocers : the rise and rise of the supermarket chains , Kogan Page, London

A.Watson, J.Stanworth, S.Healeas, D.Purdy & C.Stanworth (2005) Retail franchising: an intellectual capital perspective, Journal of retailing and consumer services. , 12, 25-34 

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Urban Living II – Challenging and Unsettling Global Cities

Core books

Required, supplementary and further readings

You are expected to read the required reading listed below in conjunction with each lecture. You might wish to do the reading before the lecture, or you might find it more useful to do so after. What is important is that you actually reinforce the lecture material through your own reading. In addition to this, you will be reading the required material in preparation for each seminar and doing your own research to prepare for the active learning group session.

There are no textbooks that cover the all the material introduced here. We have therefore attempted to ensure that all books are available electronically wherever this is possible. If there is one book that we would recommend for you to buy, it is:

Gottdeiner, M. and L. Budd (2005) Key concepts in urban studies London: Sage.

In particular, for this module, the following entries are useful: the city, environmental concerns, gentrification, global cities, inequality and poverty, slums and shanty towns, sustainable urbanisation, urban and suburban social movements, urban politics and suburban politics.

A note on readers, handbooks, companions, etc.

Readers, handbooks, companions and the like are extremely useful. They contain either reprints of the most important contributions to urban geography debates or specially commissioned chapters that summarise key discussions and debates. . When citing and referencing, always use the name of the original author and publication details of the work. For example, for Chapter 13 of Brenner, N., and R. Keil, eds. The global cities reader , the author to be citied and referenced is Susan Fainstein not Brenner and Keil.

The following are all available in multiple copies (at least 10 in most cases) and various editions from the GEOG K-34 shelves:

Fainstein, S., and S. Campbell, eds. 2002 (2nd ed). Readings in Urban Theory . Oxford: Blackwell.

Fyfe, R., and J. Kenny, eds. 2005 The urban geography reader . London: Routledge

Hall, T., P. Hubbard, and J. R. Short. 2008. The SAGE companion to the city . London: Sage. E-book.

LeGates, R., and F. Stout, eds. 2000 (2nd ed). The City Reader. London: Routledge.

Pacione, Michael. 2009. Urban Geography: A Global Perspective. London: Routledge.

Paddison, R., ed. 2001. Handbook of urban studies . London: Sage.

Watson, S., and G. Bridge, eds. 2010 (2nd ed). The Blackwell city reader Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

There are various other more specialist readers available in the library. You are particularly encouraged to look at: The urban design reader (5 copies in the library), The global cities reader (5 copies in the library), The gentrification reader (3 copies in the library).

One textbook with various useful chapters is:

Pacione, Michael. 2009. Urban Geography: A Global Perspective. London: Routledge. E-book and multiple print copies.

1. The Neoliberal City

Required reading

Entry on ‘Gentrification’ in Gottdiener, M and Budd, L (eds.) (2005) Key concepts in urban studies . Sage: London.

Suggested readings

Imrie, Rob, Loretta Lees, Mike Raco, eds. 2009. Regenerating London : governance, sustainability and community in a global city . London: Routledge. E-book. Especially Chapter 1.

Further readings on neo-liberal cities

Brenner, N., and N. Theodore. 2002. Cities and the Geographies of ‘Actually Existing Neoliberalism’. Antipode. 34:3, and other papers in that issue.

Leitner, Helga, Jamie Peck, Eric S. Sheppard, eds. 2007. Contesting neoliberalism : urban frontiers ‎. New York: Guilford Press..

Peck, J, and K Ward, eds. 2002. City of revolution : restructuring Manchester . Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Porter, Libby, Kate Shaw, eds. 2009. Whose urban renaissance? : an international comparison of urban regeneration strategies . London: Routledge.

Further readings on gentrification and gated communities

Atkinson, R., and G. Bridge, eds. 2005. Gentrification in a global context : the new urban colonialism . London: Routledge. E -book. You are encouraged to read the Introduction.

Butler, T. 2007. Re-urbanizing London Docklands: gentrification, suburbanization or New Urbanism? International journal of urban and regional research = Revue internationale de recherche urbaine et régionale. 31: 4, 759-781. See also reading guidance notes for this paper on VLE in UL II folder.

Glasze, G, Webster, C and Frantz, K. (2006) Private cities : global and local perspectives . London: Routledge. E-book. The Introduction provides a good survey of gated communities around the world as well as introducing the book’s various chapters.

Lees, L., T. Slater and E. Wyly. 2008. Gentrification . London: Routledge. Ch 1. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Readings for the seminar

Davidson, Mark, and Loretta Lees. 2010. New-build gentrification: its histories, trajectories, and critical geographies. Population, space and place 16:5, 395-411. Consult notes in VLE to help you read this paper. 

2. The Global City

Required reading

Entries on ‘Global Cities’ ‘Globalisation’ ‘Slums and Shanty Towns’ in Gottdiener, M and Budd, L (eds.) (2005) Key concepts in urban studies . Sage: London.

Suggested readings

Brenner, N., and R. Keil, eds. The global cities reader . London: Routledge. Chapters 7 (Friedmann 1986), 13 (Fainstein 2001) and 26 (Robinson 2002) are all quite short. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE chapter 13

Kim, Yeong-Hyun. 2008. Global and local. In T. Hall, P. Hubbard, and J. Rennie Short, eds. The SAGE companion to the city . London: Sage. Pp 123-137. E-book.

Further readings

Broudehoux, A-M. 2007. Spectacular Beijing: the conspicuous construction of an Olympic Metropolis. Journal of urban affairs. 29:4, 383-399. See also reading guidance notes for this paper on VLE in UL II folder.

Globalization and World Cities (GaWC) Research Network, Loughborough University: http://lboro.ac.uk/gawc/group.html

May, J., J. Wills, K. Datta, Y. Evans, J. Herbert, C. McIlwaine, (2007) Keeping London working: global cities, the British state and London's new migrant division of labour. Transactions 32:2, 151–167. See also reading guidance notes for this paper on VLE in UL II folder.

Robinson, J. 2005. Urban geography: world cities, or a world of cities. Progress in human geography. 29:6, 757-765. See also reading guidance notes for this paper on VLE in UL II folder.

Sassen, S. 2001. The Global City: New York , London, Tokyo . Princeton, N.J : Princeton University Press.

Sklair, L. 2005. The transnational capitalist class and contemporary architecture in globalizing cities. International journal of urban and regional research = Revue internationale de recherche urbaine et régionale. 29:3, 485-500.

Readings for the seminar

Gilbert, Alan. 2007. The Return of the Slum: Does Language Matter? International journal of urban and regional research = Revue internationale de recherche urbaine et régionale. 31: 4, 697-713. Consult notes in VLE to help you read this paper.

You should also look at:

Davis, Mike. 2004. Planet of slums. New Left Review 26: 5-34.

3. The Rebellious City

Required reading

Entries on ‘Urban and suburban social movements’, ‘Urban politics and suburban politics’ in Gottdiener, M and Budd, L (eds.) (2005) Key concepts in urban studies . Sage: London.

Suggested readings

Ruggerio, V (2001) Movements in the city : conflict in the European metropolis . Prentice Hall: London. Chapter 1.  

Leontidou, L (2006): Urban social movements: from the ‘right to the city’ to transnational spatialities and flaneur activists, City , 10:3, 259-268

Further readings

Hodkinson, S and Chatterton, P (2006): Autonomy in the city? , Reflections on the UK’s social centres movement. City , 10:3, 305-315

Fainstein, S (2010) The just city . Cornell University Press: Ithaca, NY. Chapter 1 and 3. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE Chapter 1

Lees, L (ed) (2004) The emancipatory city? : paradoxes and possibilities Sage: London. Chapter 14 and 15. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE chapter 14

Leitner, H, Peck, J, Sheppard, E (2007) Contesting neoliberalism : urban frontiers . New York: Guilford Press. Chapters 1 and 5. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE Chapter 1

Readings for the seminar

Marcuse, Peter (2009) 'From critical urban theory to the right to the city', City : analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action. , 13: 2, 185 — 197.

4. The ecological city

Required reading

Entries on ‘Sustainable urbanisation’ and ‘Environmental Concerns’ in Gottdiener, M and Budd, L (eds.) (2005) Key concepts in urban studies . Sage: London.

Suggested readings

Wheeler S and Beatley, T (2004) (eds.) The sustainable urban development reader . Routledge: London. Part 4. e-book

Satterthwaite, D (1999) The Earthscan reader in sustainable cities Earthscan. London. Chapter 19 ‘Sustainable Cities: a contradiction in terms? ’ Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Further readings

Bulkeley, H. Vanesa Castán Broto, Mike Hodson, S Marvin (eds.) (2010) Cities and low carbon transitions . Routledge: London. E-book.

Lowe, N et al (2007) The green city : sustainable homes, sustainable suburbs . Routledge. Chapter 1. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Rydin, Y (2010) Governing for sustainable urban development . Earthscan, London.

Manzi, T et al (eds.) (2010) Social sustainability in urban areas : communities, connectivity and the urban fabric Earthscan: London. E-book.

Newman P and Jennings, I (2009) Cities as sustainable ecosystems : principles and practices . Island Press: London.

Readings for the seminar

North, P ‘Unsustainable Urbanism? Cities, Climate Change and Resource Depletion: A Liverpool Case Study’. Geography compass. 4/9 (2010): 1377–1391.

5. The Ideal city

Required reading

Chatterton, P. 2010. The urban impossible: A eulogy for the unfinished city. City : analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action. 14:3, 234 – 244.

Suggested readings

Lees, L (ed) (2004) The emancipatory city? : paradoxes and possibilities Sage: London. Chapter 1.

Wheeler S and Beatley, T (2004) (eds.) The sustainable urban development reader . Routledge: London. Part 4. e-book

Further readings

Friedmann, J (2002) The Prospect of Cities. University of Minnesota: Minnesota. Chapter 6. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Pinder, D (2005) Visions of the city : utopianism, power, and politics in twentieth-century urbanism Routledge. London. Chapter 1 and 2 Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE Chapter 1

Miles, M. (2010) Urban utopias : the built and social architectures of alternative settlements . Routledge: London. Look at selection of case study chapters. .

Sandercock, L (2003) Cosmopolis II : mongrel cities in the 21st century . Continuum: London. Chapter 1. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Readings for the seminar

Mumford, L (2007) The Garden City idea and modern planning (from the 1946 introduction to Garden Cities of To-morrow [1902]. In M Larice and E Macdonald (eds). The urban design reader . Routledge: London. Pp. 43–53. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Jacobs, J (2007) Author’s introduction and The uses of sidewalks: contacts (from The Death and Life of Great American Cities [1961]). In M Larice and E Macdonald (eds). The urban design reader . Routledge: London. Pp. 80–92. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

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Global Populations I - People and Development

Core text books

Potter, R B; Binns, T; Elliot, J and Smith, D (2008) Geographies of development : an introduction to development studies . Harlow: Pearson Education Limited. Third edition. [10 copies in library, including 1 reference, £29 to buy new, £14 used]

Williams, G., P. Meth and K. Willis. (2009) Geographies of developing areas : the Global South in a changing world . London: Routledge. [9 copies in library, e-book via Dawson ERA, £30 to buy new, £13 used]

1. Conceptualising development

Required reading

Willis, K (2005) Theories and practices of development . London: Routledge. Chapter 1, pp.1-31. e-book

Suggested reading

Esteva, G. ‘Development’ in W.Sachs (ed) (1992) The Development Dictionary London: Zed Books. Pp.1-23. e-book

Jones, P.S. (2000) Why is it alright to do development “over there” but not “here”? Changing vocabularies and common strategies of inclusion across the “First” and “Third” worlds. Area. 32 (2): 237-41.

Further reading

Crush, J. (1995) Power of development London: Routledge. Introduction and Chapter 1 pp.1-29.

Desai, V and Potter, R B. (eds) (2002) The companion to development studies. London: Arnold. Part 1 ‘The nature of development and of development studies’ pp.1-58.

Friedmann, J. (1992) The end of the Third World.  Third world planning review. 14 (3): iii-vii.

Radcliffe, S.A. (2006) Culture and development in a globalizing world : geographies, actors, and paradigms London: Routledge. Chapter 1.

Schuurman, F.J. (2000) Paradigms lost, paradigms regained? Development studies in the twenty-first century.  Third world quarterly. 21 (1): 7-20.

2. Theories & strategies of development

Required reading

Potter, R.B., Binns, T., Elliot, J., and Smith, D. (2004) Geographies of Development.  Harlow: Pearson Education Limited. Chapter 3, pp.79-126. e-book

Suggested readings

Willis, K (2005) Theories and practices of development London: Routledge. Chapters 2 and 3, pp.32-92. E-book through library.

Power, M (2002) Rethinking development geographies Routledge: London. Chapter 4, pp.71-94. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Further readings

Cowan, M.P. and Shenton, R.W. (1996) Doctrines of development  London: Routledge. Chapters 2 and 3, p.60-172.

Desai, V and Potter, R B. (eds) (2002) The companion to development studies. London: Arnold. Part 2 ‘Theories and strategies of development’ pp.59-144.

Mohan, G., Brown, E., Milward, B. and Zack-Williams, A.B. (2000) Structural adjustment : theory, practice and impacts  London: Routledge. Introduction chapter.

Preston, P.W. (1996) Development theory : an introduction  Oxford: Blackwell. Part III ‘Contemporary theories of development’ pp. 135-270.

Toye, J. (1993) Dilemmas of Development, 2nd edition. Oxford: Blackwell. Introductory chapter.

3. Population growth & distribution

Required reading

Kent, M. and Haub, C. (2005) Global demographic divide. Population Bulletin 60 (4): 1-24. PDF in VLE. Available at:  http://www.prb.org/pdf06/60.4GlobalDemographicDivide.pdf

Suggested readings

Bailey, A.J. (2005) Making population geography London: Hodder Arnold. Chapter 1. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Hagget, P. (2001) Geography : a global synthesis Harlow: Prentice Hall. Chapter 6 on Population Dynamics. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Further readings

Coast, E. (2002) Population trends in developing countries. In Desai, V and Potter, R B. (eds) (2002) The companion to development studies. London: Arnold. p. 360-367.

Crook, N. (1997) Principles of population and development : with illustrations from Asia and Africa Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Lutz, W., Sanderson, W.C. and Scherbov, S. eds. (2004) The end of world population growth in the 21st century : new challenges for human capital formation and sustainable development London: Earthscan. Chapters 1 & 2.

Sen, A. (1990) More than 100 million women are missing. In Chari, S. & Corbridge, S. (2008) The development reader Routledge . p.432-441.

UN Population Division (2005) Population challenges and development goals. pp.1-30; available at: http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/pop_challenges/Population_Challenges.pdf

4. Gender & development

Required reading

Veltmeyer, H. ed (2011) Power and Development: Class and Gender Matters. London: Pluto Press. p.137-152. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Suggested readings

Parpart, J.L. (2002) Gender and empowerment: new thoughts, new approaches. In Desai, V and Potter, R B. (eds) (2002) The companion to development studies. London: Arnold. p. 338-342.

Peake, L. and Trotz, D.A. (2002) Feminism and feminist issues in the South. In Desai, V and Potter, R B. (eds) (2002) The companion to development studies. London: Arnold. p. 334-338.

Further readings

Allen, T and Thomas, A (eds) (2000) Poverty and development into the 21st century. Oxford: Open University in association with Oxford University Press. Chapter 18.

Baden, S. and Goetz, A.M. (1997) ‘Who Needs [Sex] When You Can Have [Gender]? Conflicting Discourses on Gender at Beijing’, in Feminist review. , Issue 56, June 1997.

Cornwall, A. (2003) Whose voices? Whose choices? Reflections on gender and participatory development.  World development. 31 (8): 1325-1342.

Dankleman, I and Davidson, J (1988) Women and environment in the Third World : alliance for the future London, Earthscan. Introduction chapter.

McCann, G and McCloskey S (2003) From the local to the global : key issues in development studies London: Pluto. Chapter 4.

Momsen Janet (2004) Gender and Development. London: Routledge. Chapter 1, p.1-20.

5.  Health, education & human rights

Required reading

Potter, R.B., Binns, T., Elliot, J., and Smith, D. (2004) Geographies of Development.  Harlow: Pearson Education Limited. Chapter 5 section pp.208-227. e-book.

Suggested readings

Bowden, R. (2002) Young people, education and development. In Desai, V and Potter, R B. (eds) (2002) The companion to development studies. London: Arnold. p. 405-409.

Elliott, J.A. (2002) Development as improving human welfare and human rights. In Desai, V and Potter, R B. (eds) (2002) The companion to development studies. London: Arnold. p. 45-49.

Further readings

Barnett, T. (2002) The social and economic impact of HIV/AIDS on development. In Desai, V and Potter, R B. (eds) (2002) The companion to development studies. London: Arnold. p. 391-396.

Brundtland, G.H. (2000) Health and population. Reith lecture, available at: http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/events/reith_2000/lecture4.stm

Gould, W.T.S. (1993) People and education in the third world Harlow: Longman.

Sen, A. (2001) Development as freedom. Oxford, Oxford University Press. Introduction chapter.

Smith, D.M. (2000) Moral progress in human geography: transcending the place of good fortune. Progress in human geography. 24 (1): 1-18.

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Global Populations II – Movements and Flows

Core text books

Potter, R B; Binns, T; Elliot, J and Smith, D (2008) Geographies of development : an introduction to development studies Harlow: Pearson Education Limited. Third edition. [10 copies in library, including 1 reference, £29 to buy new, £14 used]

Williams, G., P. Meth and K. Willis. (2009) Geographies of developing areas : the Global South in a changing world London: Routledge. [9 copies in library, e-book via Dawson ERA, £30 to buy new, £13 used]

1. Population movements

Required reading

Black, R. (2008) Refugees. In Desai, V and Potter, R B. (eds) (2008) The companion to development studies. 2nd edition. London: Arnold. p. 454-458. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Suggested readings

Rigg, J. (2007) An everyday geography of the global south London: Routledge. Chapter 6 ‘Living on the move’ pp.118-143.

UNHCR (2006) The State of The World's Refugees 2006: Human Displacement in the New Millennium. Introduction chapter, available at: http://www.unhcr.org/4a4dc1a89.html

Further readings

Mercer, C., Page, B. & Evans, M. (2008) Development and the African diaspora : place and the politics of home London New York: Zed Books. Chapter 1.

O'Neill, M. (2010) Asylum, migration and community Bristol: Policy.

Saunders, D. (2010) Arrival City: how the largest migration in history is reshaping our world . London: Windmill.

Sheller, M. and Urry, J. (2006) The new mobility paradigm. Environment and planning. A : environment and planning. 38 (2): 207-226.

Shelley, T. (2007) Exploited : migrant labour in the new global economy London; New York: Zed Books. Introduction chapter.

Wills, J. et al. (2010) Global cities at work : new migrant divisions of labour London: Pluto Press. Chapter

2. Tourism & development

Required reading

Dann, G.M.S. (2002) Tourism and development. In Desai, V and Potter, R B. (eds) (2002) The companion to development studies. London: Arnold. p. 236-240. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Suggested readings

Klak, T. (2007) Sustainable Ecotourism Development in Central America and the Caribbean: Review of Debates and Conceptual Reformulation. Geography compass. 1/5: 1037–1057.

Mowforth, M., and Munt, I. (2003). Tourism and sustainability : development and new tourism in the Third World 2nd ed. New York: Routledge. Chapter 1, pp.1-10. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Further readings

Ashley, C. and Goodwin, H. (2007) Pro poor tourism: What's gone right and what's gone wrong? ODI Opinions 80, May 2007. Available at: http://www.odi.org.uk/resources/details.asp? id=526&title=pro-poor-tourism-whats-gone-right-whats-gone-wrong

Ashley, C., Roe, D., and Goodwin, H. (2001) Pro-poor tourism strategies: making tourism work for the poor: a review of experience. London: Overseas Development Institute. Available at: http://www.propoortourism.org.uk/ppt_report.pdf

Fennell, D. (2008) Ecotourism . 3rd ed. New York: Routledge. Chapter 1.

Mader, R. (2005) Discussion of the paper: alleviating poverty through ecotourism. Environment, development and sustainability. 7, pp. 401–415.

Saarinen, J. (2006). Traditions of sustainability in tourism studies. Annals of tourism research. 33, pp. 1121–1140.

UNWTO (2011) Tourism Highlights, 2011. Available at: http://mkt.unwto.org/en/content/tourism-highlights

3. Globalization: convergence & divergence

Required reading

Potter, R. (2002) Global convergence, divergence and development. In Desai, V and Potter, R B. (eds) (2002) The companion to development studies. London: Arnold. p. 192-196. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Suggested readings

Dicken, P. (2004) Geographers and “globalization”: (yet) another missed boat? Transactions of the Institutes of British Geographers NA 29: 5-26.

Department for International Development (2000) World Poverty: Making Globalisation Work for the Poor, White Paper on International Development, London: DfID. Available at: http://www.hivpolicy.org/Library/HPP000152.pdf

Further readings

Amin, A. (2002) Spatialities of globalization. Environment and planning. A : environment and planning. 34: 385-399.

Dicken, P. (2011) Global shift: mapping the changing contours of the world economy , 6th edn. London: Sage. Chapter 1, p.1-10.

Murray, W. (2006) Geographies of globalization . London: Routledge.

Rigg, J. (2007) An everyday geography of the global south . London: Routledge. Chapter 1, pp.1-23.

Taylor, P.J., Watts, M.J. and Johnston, R.J. (2001) Geography / Globalization , Research Bulletin, 40. Available at: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/gawc/rb/rb40.html

Yeung, Henry W.C. (1998) Capital, state and space: contesting the borderless world.  Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 23 (3): 291-309.

4. Global economic flows

Required reading

Keily, R. (2002) Global shift: industrialization and development. In Desai, V and Potter, R B. (eds) (2002) The companion to development studies . London: Arnold. p. 183-186. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Suggested readings

Dicken, P. (2011) Global shift: mapping the changing contours of the world economy , 6th edn. London: Sage. Chapter 2, p.11-48. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Gilbert, A. (2002) The new international division of labour. In Desai, V and Potter, R B. (eds) (2002) The companion to development studies . London: Arnold. p. 186-191.

Further readings

Corbridge, S. (2002) Third World debt. In Desai, V and Potter, R B. (eds) (2002) The companion to development studies . London: Arnold. p. 477-480.

Curtis, M. (2001) Trade for life : making trade work for poor people London: Christian Aid.

Madeley, J. (1999) Big business, poor peoples : the impact of transnational corporations on the world's poo r London: Zed Press. Introduction chapter.

Oxfam (2002) Rigged rules and double standards : trade, globalisation, and the fight against poverty . Oxford: Oxfam.

5. Institutions of development

Required reading

Rigg, J. (2007) An everyday geography of the global south . London: Routledge. Chapter 7 ‘Governing the Everyday’. pp.144-166. e-book.

Suggested readings

Potter, R.B., Binns, T., Elliot, J., and Smith, D. (2004) Geographies of Development.  Harlow: Pearson Education Limited. Chapter 7, pp. 268-315. e-book.

Rodrik, D. (2006) Goodbye Washington Consensus, Hello Washington Confusion? In Chari, S. & Corbridge, S. (2008) The development reader Routledge. p.339-352. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Further readings

Cooke, B. and Kothari, U. (eds) (2001) Participation, the new tyranny? London: Zed Books.

Desai, V and Potter, R B. (eds) (2002) The companion to development studies. London: Arnold. Part 10 ‘Agents of development’ pp.471-538; select some sections to read.

Mohan, G. and Stokke, K. (2000) Participatory development and empowerment: The dangers of localism. Third world quarterly. 21 (2): 247-268.

Nelson, P. (2000) Whose civil society? Whose Governance? Decision making and practice in the new agenda at the Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank.  Global governance : a review of multilateralism and international organizations. 6: 405-31.

Thomas, A. and Allen, T. (2000) Agencies of Development, in Allen, T. and Thomas, A. (eds) Poverty and development into the 21st century  Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 189-216.

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Justice & Difference II – World views

1 Geographical Imaginations

Required reading

Driver, F. (2005) ‘Imaginative Geographies’ in P. Cloke, P. Crang and M. Goodwin (eds.) Introducing Human Geographies ( 2nd edition), Abingdon: Hodder Arnold, pp. 144-155. e-book

Suggested reading

Crang, M. (2005) ‘Image-Reality’ in in P. Cloke, P. Crang and M. Goodwin (eds.) Introducing Human Geographies (2 nd edition), Abingdon: Hodder Arnold, ch. 6. e-book.

Said, E. Orientalism (2000) in M. Bayoumi and A. Rubin (eds.) The Edward Said reader New York: Vintage, ch. 4 ‘Orientalism’. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Further reading

Blacksell, M. (2006) Political geography , London: Routledge – pages 27-36 on mapping. e-book.

Huffman, N. (1997) ‘Charting the Other Maps: Cartography and Visual Methods in Feminist Research’ in J.P. Jones III, H.J. Nast and S.M. Roberts (eds.) Thresholds in feminist geography : difference, methodology, representation Oxford: Rowman and Littlefield, pp. 255-284 (ch. 13).

Nash, C. (1999) ‘Irish Placenames: Post-Colonial Locations’ in Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers , New Series, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 457-480.

2. Ideologies

Required Reading

Heywood, A. (2007) Political Ideologies: an introduction (4th edition), Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (ch 1 - introduction: understanding ideology) Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Suggested reading

Gilmartin, M. (2009) Ideology, in C. Gallaher, C. Dahlman, M. Gilmartin, A. Mountz, P. Shirlow,  Key concepts in political geography Thousand Oaks: Sage Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Dodds K (2003) ‘Cold War geopolitics’ in J Agnew, K Mitchell & G Toal (eds) A companion to political geography pp 204-18. E-book.

Braden, K.E. and Shelley, F.M. (2000) Engaging geopolitics Harlow: Pearson. Ch 3 – ‘The Cold War’. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Further reading

Agnew J (2003) Geopolitics : re-visioning world politics (2nd edition) – chapter 6 “Three ages of geopolitics” especially pp 102-13. E-book.

Luke, T.W. (2009) ‘Cold War’ in N. Thrift & R. Kitchin (eds.) International encyclopedia of human geography . London: Elsevier. pp. 170-174. e-book.

3. From Cold Wars to Culture Wars

Required reading

Dodds K (2005) Global geopolitics : a critical introduction , Harlow: Pearson –chapter 1 "Representing Geopolitics" & chapter 9 “Globalization of Terror”. E-book.

Suggested reading

Feinstein L & Slaughter A-M (2004) A duty to prevent, Foreign affairs. 83(1): 136-50

Ikenberry, G.J. (2008) 'The Rise of China and the Future of the West; Can the Liberal System Survive? ' in  Foreign affairs. , 87(1), pp. 23-37.

Further reading

Luke T W (2003) Post-modern geopolitics: the case of the 9:11 terrorist attacks. In Agnew J, Mitchell K & Toal G (eds) A companion to political geography pp 219-35. E-book.

Neil Smith (2001) ‘Scales of terror and the resort to geography: September 11, October 7’, Environment and planning. D : society and space. , 19, 631-637

O Tuathail G (2002) Post-Cold War geopolitics: contrasting superpowers in a world of global dangers. In R Johnston et al (eds) Geographies of Global Change (2nd ed) pp 174-89 Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

4. States Matter!

Required reading

Taylor, P. and Flint, C (2007) Political Geography: World-Economy, Nation-State (5th edition) - ch 4 ‘Territorial States’ Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE 

Suggested reading

Anderson J et al (eds) (1995) A global world? : re-ordering political space – chapter 2 “The exaggerated death of the nation-state”. Milton Keynes, Open University.   Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Painter J and Jeffrey A (2009) Political geography : an introduction to space and power London: Sage (2nd ed) – Ch 2: State Formation. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Willetts, P. (2010) ‘Transnational Actors and International Organizations in Global Politics’ in J. Baylis & S. Smith (eds) The Globalization of World Politics. An Introduction to International Relations (5th edition), Oxford: Oxford University Press – ch 20.

Further reading

McNeill, D. (2004) New Europe : imagined spaces London: Hodder Arnold. Ch 3 – Regional Rennaissance. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Wolf M (2001) Will the nation state survive globalization? Foreign affairs. , 80(1): 178-90

5. (Geo)Political Visions: nations, nationalism and national identity

Required reading

Jones, M., Jones, R. and Woods, M. (2004) An Introduction to Political Geography, London: Routledge, ch 5 – The Political Geographies of the Nation. E-book.

Suggested reading

Gruffudd, P. (2005) ‘Nationalism’ in P. Cloke, P. Crang and M. Goodwin (eds.) Introducing Human Geographies (2nd edition), Abingdon: Hodder Arnold, pp. 378-390. e-book

Day, G. And Thompson. A. (2004) Theorizing nationalism , Basingstoke: Palgrave – ch 9 “The challenge of globalisation: between nationalism and globalism”. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Penrose, J. (2009) ‘Nation’ in N. Thrift & R. Kitchin (eds.) International encyclopedia of human geography . London: Elsevier. pp. 223-228. e-book.

Further reading

Kaplan, D.H. (2009) ‘Nationalism’ in N. Thrift & R. Kitchin (eds.) International encyclopedia of human geography . London: Elsevier. pp. 248-254. e-book.

Spencer, P. and Wollman, H. (2002) Nationalism : a critical introduction London: Sage, ch 6 – Nationalism in a Global World. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

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Justice & Difference I – Lived experiences of justice and difference across the life course

Core text book

Pain, R. et al (eds) 2001 Introducing social geographies Arnold: London

Availability: e-book via DawsonERA (PDFs viewable online / no printing)

9 copies in library, including 1 reference copy; £25 to buy new, approx £9 used

1. Social Geography: considering difference and (in)equality

Required reading

del Casino, V. (2009) ‘Social geography? What’s that? ’ in Social Geography. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.pp 11-28. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Suggested reading

Pain, R. et al eds. (2001) ‘Introduction’ & ‘Age, generation and lifecourse’ in Introducing social geographies Arnold: London. Pp. 1-9 & 141-163

Hopkins P E & Pain R (2007) Geographies of age: Thinking relationally Area. 39 287-94.

Further reading

Katz, C. (2003) ‘Social formations: Thinking about society, identity, power’, in S. Holloway, S. Rice and  G. Valentine (eds) Key concepts in geography Sage Publications, London, 249-265. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Sibley, D. (1999) ‘Creating geographies of difference’, in D. Massey, J. Allen and P. Sarre (eds) Human geography today Cambridge, Polity Press, 115-128. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Valentine G (2010) Prejudice: rethinking geographies of oppression Social and cultural geography. 11  519-37.

2. Gender & Sexuality: questioning ‘norms’

Required reading

Namaste K (1996) " Genderbashing : sexuality , gender , and the regulation of public space "   Environment and planning. D : society and space. 14(2) 221 – 240

Suggested reading

Mitchell, D. (2000) ‘Sex and sexuality’ in Cultural geography : a critical introduction . London:  Blackwell. pp171-198. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Pain, R. et al(eds) (2001) ‘Geographies of Gender & Sexuality’ in Introducing social geographies  Arnold: London. pp. 120-140.

Further reading

Binnie, J & Valentine G (1999) ‘Geographies of sexuality - a review of progress’, Progress in human geography. 23, 175 – 187.

Browne, K, Lim, J & Brown, G. (2007) ‘Introduction, or why have a book on the geographies of  sexualities’ in Geographies of sexualities : theory, practices and politics Farnham, Surrey:  Ashgate. Pp-1-20. e-book

Domosh, M., and J. Seager. (2001) ‘Home’ in Putting Women in Place: Feminist Geographers Make Sense of the World . New York:Guilford. Pp.1-34 Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Duncan, N. (1996) ‘Renegotiating gender and sexuality in public and private spaces’ in Bodyspace : destabilizing geographies of gender and sexuality . London: Routledge. Pp127-145 Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Dwyer, C. (2003) ‘Feminist geographies: intersections of space and gender’, in A. Rogers and H. Viles (eds), The Student’s Companion to Geography . Blackwell. Pp129-133. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Hubbard, P., (2008). Here, there, everywhere: the ubiquitous geographies of heteronormativity. Geography compass. , 2 (3), pp. 640 - 658

Karsten, L. (2003) Children's Use of Public Space : The Gendered World of the Playground Childhood. 10: 457-473

Pratt, G. (2004) Feminist geographies: spatializing feminist politics. In Cloke, P., Crang, P. and Goodwin, M. eds, Envisioning human geographies , London: Arnold. Pp. 128–45. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Rose, G. (1993) ‘Women in everyday spaces’ in Feminism and geography : the limits of geographical knowledge Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.pp17-40. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

3. Class: stereotypes & inequality

Required reading

McDowell, L. (2007) Respect, respectability, deference and place: what is the problem with/for working class boys? Geoforum. 38: 276-286.

Suggested reading

Gough, J (2001) ‘Work, class and social life’ in Pain, R. et al(eds) Introducing social geographies  Arnold: London (cf. Section 2.4)

Dowling R (2009) Geographies of identity: landscapes of class Progress in human geography. 33 833- 39.

Further reading

Crompton, R (2008) ‘Class analysis: the classic inheritance and its development in the twentieth century’ in Class and stratification 3rd ed. Cambridge: Polity. Pp.27-48. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

McDowell, L (2003) ‘Masculine identities and low-paid work: young men in urban labour markets’,   International journal of urban and regional research = Revue internationale de recherche urbaine et régionale. , 27(4), 828-848.

Milbourne, P (2010) ‘The geographies of poverty and welfare’ Geography compass. 4 158-71.

Savage, M (2002) ‘Social exclusion and class analysis’, in P. Braham and L. Janes (eds) Social differences and divisions Oxford: Blackwell. Pp 59-100. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Skelton T (2000) 'Nothing to do, nowhere to go? : teenage girls and 'public' space in the Rhondda  Valleys, South Wales' in Holloway, S L & Valentine, G eds Children's geographies : playing, living, learning . Routledge: London. Pp. 69-85. e-book.

Stenning, A. (2008) ‘For working class geographies’ Antipode. , 40, 10-14.

4. Race & Ethnicity: power and prejudice

Required reading

Amin, A (2002) Ethnicity and the multicultural city: living with diversity Environment and planning. A : environment and planning. 34 959-980.

Suggested reading

Barker, M & Fuller, D (2001) ‘Race and ethnicity’ in Pain, R. et al (eds) Introducing social geographies  Arnold: London. Pp. 97-119

Bonnet, A (1997) “Geography, 'Race' and Whiteness: Invisible Traditions and Current challenges” Area. 29:3 pp.193-199.

Further reading

Amin, A (2003) ‘Unruly strangers? The 2001 urban riots in Britain’ International journal of urban and regional research = Revue internationale de recherche urbaine et régionale.  27 (2), 460-463.

Clayton J (2009) Thinking spatially: towards an everyday understanding of inter-ethnic relations Social and cultural geography. 10 481-98.

Mahtani M (2006) Challenging the Ivory Tower: Proposing anti-racist geographies within the academy Gender, place and culture : a journal of feminist geography. 13 21-25.

Mason, D. (1995),’Concepts and terms’ Race and Ethnicity in Modern Britain Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 5-18. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Phillips D, (2006) "Parallel lives? Challenging discourses of British Muslim self-segregation" Environment and planning. D : society and space. 24(1) 25-40.

Phillips, D., J. Stillwell and A. Burrage (2004) Multicultural Leeds: geographies of ethnicity and  religion in Leeds, in J. Stillwell and R. Unsworth (Eds.) Twenty-first century Leeds : geographies of a regional city . Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

5. Disability: bodies and places

Required reading

Hansen N E & Philo C (2007) The normality of doing things differently: bodies, spaces and disability geography Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie = Journal of economic and social geography. 98 493-506.

Suggested reading

Mowl, G. and Fuller, D. (2001) ‘Geographies of Disability ‘ in Pain, R. et al(eds) Introducing social geographies Arnold: London

Kitchin, R. and Law, R. (2001) The socio-spatial construction of (in)accessible public toilets, Urban studies. , 38, pp. 287-298.

Further reading

Butler, R. and Parr, H. (1999) ‘New geographies of illness, impairment and disability’, in R. Butler and  H. Parr (eds) Mind and body spaces : geographies of illness, impairment and disability  London, Routledge, 1-24. e-book

Kitchin, R. (1998) 'Out of place', 'knowing one's place': space, power and the exclusion of disabled people, Disability & society. 13, pp. 343-356.

Law, G. (1993) ‘“The land of old age”: society's changing attitudes toward urban built environments for elderly people’, Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 83(4), 672-693.

Parr, H., Philo, C. and Burns, N. (2003) 'That awful place was home': Contested meanings of Craig Dunain asylum, Scottish geographical journal. 119, pp. 341-360.

Wiles, J.L. and Allen, R.E.S. (2010) ‘Embodied ageing in place: what does it mean to grow old’ in  Chouinard, V., Hall, E. And Wilton, R. (eds) Towards enabling geographies : 'disabled' bodies and minds in society and space Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate. Pp.217-236.

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