Exploring Human Geography 2

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1. What is Hopkins key idea in Youthful masculinities: gender and generational relations?

  • There is evidence of two main discourses about the masculinities of young Muslim men – one that emphasizes patriarchy and aggression, the other effeminacy and academicism – and together they offer polarized perspectives of young Muslim men's masculin
  • Profane spatialities and temporalities are reconfigured into sacred topologies and how these seekers realise spiritual enlightenment through a reinhabited appropriation or articulation of the world
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2. Which is not a feature of Brown and Moon's From Siam to New York: Jacques May and the foundation of medical geography?

  • May was able to carefully interweave the two ‘sciences’ of medicine and geography within his disease ecology perspective
  • The intersection of medical geography and the US military
  • The distribution of schiz in Nott is highly localized, in terms of tot pop of patients- closely correlated with those for a whole set of unfavouraunfavourable life circumstances, notably low social status, high unemployment and low social cohesion
  • The idea that medical geographic knowledge also needs to be understood in relation to colonial and imperial medicine
  • Mays- Introducing ‘western’ medical methods to Siam and Indochina was, he claimed, a way of ‘saving’ their populations from the perceived problems of indigenous medicine and ensuring the development of the nation in an acceptable fashion

3. Which is not a feature of Anderson's Culture and Nature at Adelaide Zoo?

  • Animal geography is now used to establish how animals are arranged across the earth’s surface, or at small scales, to establish patterns of spatial co-variation between animals and enviro factors- Domestication of natural and cultural landscapes
  • Woven into the story are more general themes the construction of nature under colonialism, the gendered and racialized underpinnings of ‘human’ boundary-making practices in relation to ‘non-human’ animals- power and possess of domestication
  • Natures otherness- If the zoo is a ‘space’, Adelaide Zoo is a ‘place’ which tells us about its own framing contexts of colonialism and post-colonialism, to which must be added an imperial network of animal trading
  • Zoo as a cultural institution- a human adaptation of the ensemble of life forms that bears the name nature
  • Cartesian legacies- mapping the cultural boundary of human and animals where animals have served human purposes

4. What is Giggs main argument in The Distribution of Schizophrenics in Nottingham?

  • The distribution of schiz in Nott is highly localized, in terms of tot pop of patients- closely correlated with those for a whole set of unfavouraunfavourable life circumstances, notably low social status, high unemployment and low social cohesion
  • Mays- Introducing ‘western’ medical methods to Siam and Indochina was, he claimed, a way of ‘saving’ their populations from the perceived problems of indigenous medicine and ensuring the development of the nation in an acceptable fashion
  • The intersection of medical geography and the US military

5. Which is not a feature of Rosenberg's Medical or health geography?

  • New medical geography concept?
  • Mapping and modelling disease and health- Working at geographic scales from the local to the global
  • Medical geography has now become a well recognized subfield of geography
  • Access, delivery and planning healthcare- medical and health geographers have had to take into account population variables in their research on the access/delivery and planning to health-care

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