Exploring Human Geography 2

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1. What is Lowe and Wrigleys key idea in Towards the new retail geography?

  • Commodification of Reality- advertisers draw upon knowledge of places, and upon the construction of social space to create an imaginary setting
  • Retailing can no longer be treated as being only indirectly associated with the 'real' world of production, but rather at the 'leading edge' of new developments within labour practices and the social relations of production
  • Nostalgia we experience for authenticity, commerce and carnival lies precisely in the loss of our ability to collectively create meaning by occupying and using social spaces for ourselves.
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2. Which is not an inventory of globally local activities to convery something of their magnitude and effectively in Gibson and Graham's Drivers economies: performative practices for other worlds?

  • To keep wealth local, very few designs of complementary currency actively facilitate the transfer of value out of a locality
  • The growing number of local and complementary currencies that help people satisfy needs directly and constitute community differently
  • Practices that are centred upon care of others and the provision of material wellbeing directly
  • Informal international financial networks that supply credit or gifts directly and democratize development funding, such as the migrant remittances that rival the size of foreign direct investment in developing countries - steady growth
  • Enterprises like consumer, producer and worker cooperatives that are organized around an ethic of solidarity and that distribute their economic surplus to their members and the wider community
  • Movements that place care of the environment, landscapes and ways of life at the center of economic activity
  • The social economy (Third Sector) made up of cooperatives, mutual societies, voluntary organizations, foundations, social enterprises, and many non-profits that put social objectives above business objectives

3. What is Crang's Its Showtime article about?

  • Financial services and the more blue blooded areas of investment banking, had long denied access to all but an exceptional minority of professional women and a legion of female clerical workers.
  • 1) influence the nature of that labour's purpose, its product, its content; they help to establish the uses it makes of various human resources (emotional, manual, and mental) 2) they are crucial in framing the manner in self & labour links
  • Corporate logic in the airline industry creates a series of links between competition, market expansion, advertising, heightened passenger expectations about rights to display and company demands for acting. Cabin were your own living room

4. Which is not a changing theme of Kearns and Moon in From medical to health geography: novelty, place and theory after a decade of change?

  • Theory- The newness of the ‘coming out’ into theoretical awareness by health geographers- the social-theoretic context of health and of health-related subject matter
  • Critical health geography: a rapidly changing set of ideas and practices within human geography linked by a shared commitment to emancipatory politics within and beyond the discipline
  • Time- over time new diseases develop and time is also used to refer to the spread of diseases
  • Place- The objective has been to show that ‘places matter’ with regard to health, disease and health care.

5. What is the main message of Hochschild Feeling Management from Private to Commerical Uses?

  • 1) influence the nature of that labour's purpose, its product, its content; they help to establish the uses it makes of various human resources (emotional, manual, and mental) 2) they are crucial in framing the manner in self & labour links
  • Corporate logic in the airline industry creates a series of links between competition, market expansion, advertising, heightened passenger expectations about rights to display and company demands for acting. Cabin were your own living room
  • Financial services and the more blue blooded areas of investment banking, had long denied access to all but an exceptional minority of professional women and a legion of female clerical workers.

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