Theory and Explanation in Geography.

Yeung, Henry Wai-chung [Browse]
1st ed.
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2023
  • Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2023.
  • ©2023.
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  • Intro
  • Theory and Explanation in Geography
  • Contents
  • List of Tables
  • List of Figures
  • Preface and Acknowledgement
  • 1. Critical Human Geography Today: A Multitude of Approaches and Concepts?
  • Main Argument and Approach
  • Important Caveats: What This Book Is Not About
  • Key Considerations: Of/For Theory and Explanation
  • Chapter Outlines
  • Notes
  • 2. Contemporary Geographical Thought: Theory and Explanation
  • Theory in Marxism
  • Theories in Poststructuralism and Post-Phenomenology/Posthumanism
  • Actor-Network Theory
  • Non-Representational Theory
  • Assemblage Theory
  • Post-Phenomenology and Posthumanism
  • Theories in Feminism and Postcolonialism
  • Feminist Theory
  • Postcolonial Theory
  • 3. What Kind of Theory for What Kind of Human Geography?
  • Analytical Geographies: Theory and Explanation in Geography
  • From Concepts to Theories
  • From Theory to Explanation in Geography
  • Mid-Range Theories: Critical Realism, Causal Mechanisms, and Relational Thinking
  • What Realism - Critical and/or Speculative?
  • Causal Mechanisms and Relational Thinking in Mid-Range Theories
  • 4. Relational Theory
  • Relationality and Relational Thought in Contemporary Human Geography
  • Relationality in Marxian and Institutional Geographies
  • Relational Thought in Poststructuralist, Feminist, and Postcolonial Geographies
  • Making Things Happen: Towards a Relational Theory
  • Rethinking Relational Thought: Relationality and Power
  • Causal Powers and Relationality in Relational Geometries
  • 5. Mechanism and Process in Causal Explanation
  • Theorizing Mechanism in Causal Explanation
  • Reconceptualizing Mechanism, Process, and Context
  • Causal Theory and Actors
  • Processual Thought in Geography
  • From Process to Mechanism: Explanatory Theory/Theorizing in Geography
  • Why Neoliberalization?.
  • Neoliberalization: What's in a Process and What Can Go Wrong?
  • Explaining Neoliberalism 'with Chinese Characteristics': How Might the Process-Mechanism Distinction Work?
  • 6. Theorizing Globalization: Explanatory Theory, Situated Knowledges, and 'Theorizing Back'
  • Globalization as Geographical Processes
  • A Causal Theory of Global Production Networks: Explaining Globalization and Its Socio-Spatial Outcomes
  • Beyond Situated Knowledges: 'Theorizing Back' and Making Theory Work
  • Are Situated Knowledges Good Enough?
  • Theorizing Back: Strategic Coupling and Global Economic Geographies
  • Making Theory Work: The Trouble with Global Production Networks
  • 7. What Kind of Geography for What Kind of Social Science?
  • Towards Analytical Geographies: Mid-Range Geographical Theories for Social Science
  • Beyond 'Academic Esotericism': Analytical Geographies for Public Engagement and Policy
  • References
  • Index
  • EULA.
  • 1-119-84552-1
  • 1-119-84551-3
  • 1-119-84553-X
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