Human geography

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Human geography is the branch of geography that deals with the study of people and their communities, cultures, economies, and interactions with the environment by studying their relations with and across space and place.wikipedia
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Geography

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Human geography is the branch of geography that deals with the study of people and their communities, As an intellectual discipline, geography is divided into the sub-fields of physical geography and human geography, the latter concentrating upon the study of human activities, by the application of qualitative and quantitative research methods.
Geography is often defined in terms of two branches: human geography and physical geography.

Physical geography

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As an intellectual discipline, geography is divided into the sub-fields of physical geography and human geography, the latter concentrating upon the study of human activities, by the application of qualitative and quantitative research methods.
Physical geography is the branch of natural science which deals with the study of processes and patterns in the natural environment like the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and geosphere, as opposed to the cultural or built environment, the domain of human geography.

Cultural geography

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The changes under critical geography have led to contemporary approaches in the discipline such as feminist geography, new cultural geography, "demonic" geographies, and the engagement with postmodern and post-structural theories and philosophies.
Cultural geography is a subfield within human geography.

Feminist geography

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The changes under critical geography have led to contemporary approaches in the discipline such as feminist geography, new cultural geography, "demonic" geographies, and the engagement with postmodern and post-structural theories and philosophies.
Feminist geography is an approach in human geography which applies the theories, methods and critiques of feminism to the study of the human environment, society and geographical space.

Quantitative revolution

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By the 1960s, however, the quantitative revolution led to strong criticism of regional geography.
There was continuing division between human and physical geography – general talk of human geography becoming an autonomous subject.

Social geography

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* Subfields include: Social geography, Animal geographies, Language geography, Sexuality and space, Children's geographies, and Religion and geography.
Social geography is the branch of human geography that is most closely related to social theory in general and sociology in particular, dealing with the relation of social phenomena and its spatial components.

Yi-Fu Tuan

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Radical geography and the links to Marxism and related theories remain an important part of contemporary human geography (See: Antipode). Critical geography also saw the introduction of 'humanistic geography', associated with the work of Yi-Fu Tuan, which pushed for a much more qualitative approach in methodology.
He is one of the key figures in human geography and arguably the most important originator of humanistic geography.

Sexuality and space

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* Subfields include: Social geography, Animal geographies, Language geography, Sexuality and space, Children's geographies, and Religion and geography.
Sexuality and space is a field of study within human geography.

Language geography

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* Subfields include: Social geography, Animal geographies, Language geography, Sexuality and space, Children's geographies, and Religion and geography.
Language geography is the branch of human geography that studies the geographic distribution of language(s) or its constituent elements.

Antipode (journal)

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Radical geography and the links to Marxism and related theories remain an important part of contemporary human geography (See: Antipode). Critical geography also saw the introduction of 'humanistic geography', associated with the work of Yi-Fu Tuan, which pushed for a much more qualitative approach in methodology.
Its coverage centers on critical human geography and it seeks to encourage radical spatial theorizations based on Marxist, socialist, anarchist, anti-racist, anticolonial, feminist, queer, trans*, green, and postcolonial thought.

Children's geographies

* Subfields include: Social geography, Animal geographies, Language geography, Sexuality and space, Children's geographies, and Religion and geography.
Children's geographies is an area of study within human geography and Childhood studies which involves researching the places and spaces of children's lives.

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It draws heavily on Marxist's theory and techniques, and is associated with geographers such as David Harvey and Richard Peet.
J. Richard Peet (born 16 April 1940 in Southport, England) is a professor of human geography at the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University in Worcester MA, USA.

Marxist geography

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It draws heavily on Marxist's theory and techniques, and is associated with geographers such as David Harvey and Richard Peet.
Marxist geography is a strand of critical geography that uses the theories and philosophy of Marxism to examine the spatial relations of human geography.

Population geography

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Population geography is the study of ways in which spatial variations in the distribution, composition, migration, and growth of populations are related to their environment or location.
Population geography is a division of human geography.

Urban geography

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Settlement geography, including urban geography, is the study of urban and rural areas with specific regards to spatial, relational and theoretical aspects of settlement.
Urban geographical research can be part of both human geography and physical geography.

Behavioral geography

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Behavioral geography emerged for some time as a means to understand how people made perceived spaces and places, and made locational decisions.
Behavioral geography is an approach to human geography that examines human behavior using a disaggregate approach.

Strategic geography

* Subfields include: Electoral geography, Geopolitics, Strategic geography and Military geography
This field is a subset of human geography, itself a subset of the more general study of geography.

Non-representational theory

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Non-representational theory
Non-representational theory is a theory developed in human geography, largely through the work of Nigel Thrift (Warwick University), and his colleagues such as J.D. Dewsbury (University of Bristol) and Derek McCormack (University of Oxford), and later by their respective graduate students.

Postcolonialism

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This approach may overlap with contemporary history and critical theory, and may also draw examples from history, political science, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, and human geography.

Peter Haggett

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Well-known geographers from this period are Fred K. Schaefer, Waldo Tobler, William Garrison, Peter Haggett, Richard J. Chorley, William Bunge, and Torsten Hägerstrand.
In an academic career spanning half a century, Professor Haggett is noted for his significant research contributions to the field of human geography, and is the author or editor of over 30 books on geographical practice, theory and individual research topics.

Time geography

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Time geography was originally developed by human geographers, but today it is applied in multiple fields related to transportation, regional planning, geography, anthropology, time-use research, ecology, environmental science, and public health.

Economic geography

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Economic geography examines relationships between human economic systems, states, and other factors, and the biophysical environment.
Economic geography is sometimes approached as a branch of anthropogeography that focuses on regional systems of human economic activity.

Historical geography

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Historical geography is the study of the human, physical, fictional, theoretical, and "real" geographies of the past.
Although the majority of work in historical geography is considered human geography, the field also encompasses studies of geographic change which are not primarily anthropogenic.

Jovan Cvijić

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Jovan Cvijić (1865–1927), a Serbian geographer and a world-renowned scientist. He started his scientific career as a geographer and geologist, and continued his activity as an anthropogeographer and sociologist.
He began his scientific career as a geographer and geologist, and continued his activity as a human geographer and sociologist.

Halford Mackinder

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The first real geographical intellect to emerge in United Kingdom's geographical minds was Halford John Mackinder, appointed reader at Oxford University in 1887.
He was a strong proponent of treating both physical geography and human geography as a single discipline.