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Geographers, ethics and social concern

David M. Smith

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/9780197262863.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

Social concern, or relevance, was one of the main themes in human geography during the last three decades of the twentieth century. Preoccupation with the areal differentiation of life on earth, ... More


Emrys Jones 1920–2006

Ron Johnston

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 153 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VII

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264348
eISBN:
9780191734250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264348.003.0012
Subject:
History, Historiography

Emrys Jones (1920–2006), a Fellow of the British Academy, was a geographer who, together with his elder brother, Alun, was raised in the Cynon Valley mining community of Aberaman in South Wales. In ... More


The Practicalities of Being Inaccurate: Steps Toward the Social Geography of Financial Risk Management

Yuval Millo and Donald MacKenzie

in Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557431
eISBN:
9780191721687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Financial risk management is an integral part of today's global markets. Yet, in spite of its critical importance and the huge interest that this area generates among practitioners and academics ... More


The Social Geographies of Banishment

Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert

in Banished: The New Social Control In Urban America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195395174
eISBN:
9780199943319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395174.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the social geographies of banishment. It uses police records and other data sources in order to identify central patterns, such as the dominant use of banishment to control the ... More


Commentary: Mrs Thatcher’s Iniquitous Geographies: Why Spatial Dynamics Matter

Chris Philo

in The Legacy of Thatcherism: Assessing and Exploring Thatcherite Social and Economic Policies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265703
eISBN:
9780191771880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265703.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter reflects upon Danny Dorling’s ‘forensic’ analysis of the spatial dynamics underlying Mrs Thatcher’s impact upon UK society. His innovative cartography, coupled to a remarkable facility ... More


Geography, a Pathway through History

Engseng Ho

in The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the social geography port town of Aden, the point in space and time at which the Hadrami diaspora ventured out into the Indian Ocean. It looks at how a certain kind of place is ... More


Spaces of discipline and control: the compounded citizenship of social renting

Atkinson Rowland

in Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter pinpoints how ASB interventions have been extended from housing estates to city centres in order to handle begging and homelessness. It links this expansion in scales of intervention to ... More


Port Towns and Cities, General Studies

David M. Williams and Andrew P. White

in A Select Bibliography of British and Irish University Theses about Maritime History, 1792-1990

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588504
eISBN:
9781786944931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588504.003.0019
Subject:
History, Maritime History

A bibliography of post-graduate theses concerning the Port Towns and Cities across Britain and overseas throughout Maritime History.


Introduction

in Bohemia in America, 1858-1920

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760836
eISBN:
9780804772549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760836.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The romance of Bohemia in France was popularized and largely invented by Henri Murger in the mid-nineteenth century. A decade later, Bohemianism reached the United States courtesy of a group of ... More


The Civic Landscape

Ian F. Mcneely

in The Emancipation of Writing: German Civil Society in the Making, 1790s-1820s

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233300
eISBN:
9780520928527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233300.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter introduces the scribes by exploring their institutional power and demographic profile, but it unfolds at a measured pace, by first situating them in Württemberg's pre-Napoleonic civic ... More


Geodemographics and the construction of differentiated neighbourhoods

Roger Burrows

in Community cohesion in crisis?: New dimensions of diversity and difference

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420244
eISBN:
9781447301912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420244.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter addresses an issue that has been absent from the community-cohesion agenda so far: the role of new technologies in the representation and construction of neighbourhoods. The author uses ... More


Fictions of the Opera Box

Ruth A. Solie

in Music in Other Words: Victorian Conversations

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238459
eISBN:
9780520930063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238459.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter provides an overview on the status of opera during the nineteenth century. Opera gradually became detached from other areas of the theatrical world during the nineteenth century. Opera ... More


The Geography of Global Governance: Spatial Dynamics of Controlling Dissent

Amory Starr, Luis Fernandez, and Christian Scholl

in Shutting Down the Streets: Political Violence and Social Control in the Global Era

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740996
eISBN:
9780814738351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740996.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter advances a systematic approach for the analysis of the governance of space. It introduces central concepts for the study of spatial interactions, and draws on recent innovations in ... More


Introduction

Geoffrey DeVerteuil

in Resilience in the post-welfare inner city: Voluntary sector geographies in London, Los Angeles and Sydney

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316558
eISBN:
9781447316565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316558.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter outlines the five cornerstone of the book. First is the bringing of critical intent to the concept of resilience, the production of which is usually seen as regressively status-quo, by ... More


The Intimacy of Strangers: The Difficulty of Closeness and the Ethics of Distance

Eduardo Mendieta

in Difficulties of Ethical Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229734
eISBN:
9780823235186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229734.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter draws on the works of Plato, Avishai Margalit, Hans Jonas, and Levinas to demonstrate how ethics, in contrast to morality, is rooted in closeness and vicinity. It argues that by making ... More


The Spatial Dynamics of Desistance

Stephen Farrall

in Criminal Careers in Transition: The Social Context of Desistance from Crime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199682157
eISBN:
9780191789168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682157.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Several commentators have noted how important specific places are in the production of criminal events; others have suggested that there are certain meso-level social or community structures which ... More


The Walking Man and the Talking Cure

Jean-Christophe Agnew

in After Freud Left: A Century of Psychoanalysis in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226081373
eISBN:
9780226081397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081397.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter addresses the link between modernism and Freudianism in relation to the concept of “the American Century,” and also reports on the complex cultural changes from the 1940s to the 1980s. ... More


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