Marxism and Critical Realism: seeking what lies beneath

Progress in Human Geography/ Progress in Physical Geography Resources

Please note the first three articles per chapter have been provided open access, all other links require journal subscription access which may be available through your university.

Barnes, T.J. (1995) ‘Political economy I: “the culture, stupid”’, Progress in Human Geography 19 (3): 423‒31. doi: 10.1177/030913259501900309.

Barnes, T.J. (1995) ‘Political economy I: “the culture, stupid”’, Progress in Human Geography 19 (3): 423‒31. doi: 10.1177/030913259501900309.

Glassman, J. (2011) ‘Critical geography III: critical development geography’, Progress in Human Geography 35 (5): 705‒11. doi: 10.1177/0309132510385615

King, B. (2010) ‘Political ecologies of health’, Progress in Human Geography 34 (1): 38‒55. doi: 10.1177/0309132509338642

Pratt, A.C. (1995) ‘Putting critical realism to work: the practical implications for geographical research’, Progress in Human Geography 19 (1): 61‒74. doi: 10.1177/030913259501900104.

Neumann, R.P. (2011) ‘Political ecology III: theorizing landscape’, Progress in Human Geography 35 (6): 843‒50. doi: 10.1177/0309132510390870.

Rangan, H. and Kull, C.A. (2009) ‘What makes ecology “political”?: rethinking “scale” in political ecology’, Progress in Human Geography 33 (1): 28‒45. doi: 10.1177/0309132508090215.

Roberts, J.M. (2001) ‘Realist spatial abstraction? Marxist observations of a claim within critical realist geography’, Progress in Human Geography 25 (4): 545‒67. doi: 10.1191/030913201682688931

Walker, P.A. (2006) ‘Political ecology: where is the policy?’ Progress in Human Geography 30 (3): 382‒95. doi:10.1191/0309132506ph613pr.

Yeung, H.W. (1997) ‘Critical realism and realist research in human geography: a method, or a philosophy in search of a method?’ Progress in Human Geography 21 (1): 51‒74. doi: 10.1191/030913297668207944.

Article & notes for exercise(s)

Sandberg, L.A. and Wallace, L. (2013) ‘Leave the sand in the land, let the stone alone: pits, quarries and climate change’, ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies 12 (1): 65-87. 

L. Anders Sandberg - Article.pdf

Notes to accompany exercise 4.1 (Word)

Other resources

Harman, C. (2000) How Marxism Works (6th edition). London: Bookmarks Publications Ltd.

Ollman, B. (2003) Dance of the Dialectic: Steps in Marx’s Method. University of Illinois Press.

Richards, K. (1999) ‘Samples and cases: generalisation and explanation in geomorphology’, in B.L. Rhoads and C.E. Thorn (eds), The Scientific Nature of Geomorphology. Chichester: Wiley. 172-190.

Wesner, B. (undated) ‘Notes from the underground: the beginning of Antipode’, In Past Editors’ Reflections.

Wolff, J. (2011) ‘Karl Marx’, in E.N. Zalta (ed.) The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosphy (Summer 2011 Edition).