"Anyone who wants to be in touch with contemporary modes of thought in a wide variety of fields will benefit from reading this book ... its passages will open up new perspectives and possibilities for human geography, ranging from an excellent discussion of the expansion of social and cultural geography into topics that are less than traditional." The Canadian Geographer
"... subtle and generous ... As a result of his effort to draw connections between diverse projects while respecting their integrity and paying each the compliment of measured criticism, Geographical Imaginations is cheering testimony to just how much has already been achieved by way of transdisciplinary transformations since the 1960s, and a welcome invitation to imagine more." Environment and Planning D: Society and Space
From the Back Cover
In mapping human geography into contemporary social theory, the author addresses, reinterprets and questions key theoretical debates and issues - postcolonialism, structuration theory, feminism, deconstruction, postmodernism and poststructuralism - and explores the crucial connection between space, power and knowledge.
Deftly argued and illustrated throughout with pointed examples, Geographical Imaginations is both a lucid critique of contemporary social theory and a fundamental contribution to the understanding of social life and its intrinsic spatiality.