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Geography applied

Robert J. Bennett and Alan G. Wilson

in A Century of British Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262863
eISBN:
9780191734076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262863.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter discusses the main trends and the most prominent focuses of research regarding geography as an applied discipline. It concentrates on the contributions of geographers in Britain and the ... More


A Century of British Geography

Ron Johnston and Michael Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262863
eISBN:
9780191734076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262863.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

These chapters in this book trace the evolution of British geography as an academic discipline during the last hundred years, and stress how the study of the world we live in is fundamental to an ... More


Towards a Spatial Social Policy: Bridging the Gap Between Geography and Social Policy

Adam Whitworth (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447337904
eISBN:
9781447337959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337904.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The motivation of this edited collection is to shine a light on the fertile, multi-faceted yet largely unexplored links between the concepts, perspectives, knowledges and methodological approaches of ... More


Introduction

Adam Whitworth

in Towards a Spatial Social Policy: Bridging the Gap Between Geography and Social Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447337904
eISBN:
9781447337959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337904.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Social policy and human geography are intimately intertwined yet frequently disconnected fields. Whilst social policies are always conceived, implemented and experienced in and through geography, the ... More


Applied Geography

Nancy K. Torrieri and Michael R. Ratcliffe

in Geography in America at the Dawn of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198233923
eISBN:
9780191917707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198233923.003.0047
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

Applied geographers solve problems that inform decision-making and policy. The problems most often arise in government or the private sector, require ... More


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