Structuralism, Poststructuralism and Postmodernism: life at the surface

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.

Berg, L.D. (1993) ‘Between modernism and postmodernism’, Progress in Human Geography  17 (4): 490‒507.  doi: 10.1177/030913259301700403.

Dear, M. (2007) ‘Classics in human geography revisited: Dear, M. 1988: The postmodern challenge: reconstructing human geography. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers NS 13, 262-74: Author’s response – postmodern evils; postmodern lives’, Progress in Human Geography 31 (5): 680‒3. doi: 10.1177/03091325070310050903.

Doel, M.A. (2007) ‘Classics in human geography revisited: Dear, M. 1988: The postmodern challenge: reconstructing human geography. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers NS 13, 262-74: Commentary 1’, Progress in Human Geography 31 (5): 675‒8. doi: 10.1177/0309132507081497.

Gandy, M. (1996) ‘Crumbling the land: the postmodernity debate and the analysis of environmental problems’, Progress in Human Geography 20 (1): 23‒40. doi: 10.1177/030913259602000102.

http://phg.sagepub.com/content/20/1/23.full.pdf

Mackinnon, D. (2011) ‘Reconstructing scale: towards a new scalar politics’, Progress in Human Geography 35 (1): 21‒36. doi: 10.1177/0309132510367841.

http://phg.sagepub.com/content/20/1/23.full.pdf

Marden, P. (1992) ‘The deconstructionist tendencies of postmodern geographies: a compelling logic?’ Progress in Human Geography 16 (1): 41‒57. doi: 10.1177/030913259201600103.

http://phg.sagepub.com/content/16/1/41.full.pdf+html

Martin, R. (2001) ‘Geography and public policy: the case of the missing agenda’, Progress in Human Geography 25 (2): 189‒210. doi: 10.1191/030913201678580476.

http://phg.sagepub.com/content/25/2/189.full.pdf+html

Mayhew, R.J. (2009) ‘Historical geographaphy 2007-8: Foucault’s avatars – still in (the) Driver’s seat’,  Progress in Human Geography 33 (3): 387‒97. doi: 10.1177/0309132508096354.

http://phg.sagepub.com/content/33/3/387

Newman, D. and Paasi, A. (1998) ‘Fences and neighbours in the postmodern world: boundary narratives in political geography’, Progress in Human Geography 22 (2): 186‒207.  doi: 10.1191/030913298666039113.

http://phg.sagepub.com/content/22/2/186.full.pdf+html

Strohmayer, U. (2007) Classics in human geography revisited: Dear, M. 1988: The postmodern challenge: reconstructing human geography. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers NS 13, 262‒74: Commentary 2’, Progress in Human Geography 31 (5): 678‒80. doi: 10.1177/03091325070310050902

http://phg.sagepub.com/content/31/5/678.full.pdf+html

Other resources

More on social constructionism (Word)

Gutting, G. (2012) ‘Michel Foucault’, in E.N. Zalta (ed.) The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Fall 2012 edition.  http://plato.stanford.edu/archives/fall2012/entries/foucault/

Murdoch, J. (2005) Post-structuralist Geography: A Guide to Relational Space. London: SAGE. Online at http://118.97.161.124/perpus-fkip/Perpustakaan/Geography/Geografi%20manusia/Geografi%20Post-Struturalis.pdf

Google Earth coordinates:

Simply copy the coordinates and paste them directly into the search box in Google Earth. Note: you may need to zoom in or out to find the best view of the feature.

Biscayne Bay, Florida: 25°38'27.75" N 80°12'35.36" W

Jirisan (S Korea): 35°15'18.26" N 127°43'22.93" E
Baekdu Mountain (N Korea): 42°00'04.83" N 128°03'39.07" E

Trafalgar Square: 51°30'28.94" N 0°07'41.05" W (You will need to zoom in to look at the statues. The Fourth Plinth is in the North West corner of the Square. Use the photographs and the ‘street view’ facility to explore further).

Rapa Nui / Easter Island: 27°07'16.29" S 109°21'59.13" W