Module Identifier GG25810  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Dr Timothy Cresswell  
Semester Semester 2  
Other staff Dr Deborah Dixon  
Course delivery Lecture   20 Hours 10 x 2 hours  
Assessment Supplementary examination   2 Hours Same format.   100%  
  Exam   2 Hours A seen 2 hour examination - answer two from four questions.   100%  

Module Outline (Lecture Themes)

Focusing on the themes of landscape, place and representation this module will critically examine some of the key issues and debates that have defined social and cultural geography and preoccupy its current practitioners. In doing so students will read both theoretical works and empirical studies of particular landscapes and places, and will explore an array of mediums including texts, maps, film, TV and cyberspace.

Topics by week:

Part I

Part II

Part III

Module Aims

The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the diverse fields of social and cultural geography.

Module objectives / Learning outcomes

On completion of this module students will be able to:-

Reading Lists

** Essential Reading
Mitchell, Don. (2000) Cultural Geography: A Critical Introduction. Oxford: Blackwell
** Recommended Text
Agnew, J., Livingstone, D.N., and Rogers, A. (1966) Human Geography: An Essential Anthology. Oxford: Blackwell
Crang, Mike. (1998) Cultural Geography. London: Routledge
Jackson, Peter. (1994) Maps of Meaning. An Introduction to Cultural Geography. London: Routledge