- Covers both the geographical context of morality, and moralities in geographical methods and practices.
- Contains up-to-date case studies based on original research.
- Deals with controversial issues, such as problems of globalization, European integration, human rights in Nigeria, territorial conflict in Israel, and land reform in post-apartheid South Africa.
- The editors are well-published leading international authorities.
- The contributors are drawn from Australia, Eastern Europe, Israel, South Africa, the UK and the US.
Notes on Contributors.
1. Introduction: Geographies of Morality/Moralities of Geography: Roger Lee and David M. Smith (Both at Queen Mary, University of London).
Part I: Geography and Ethics: Method and Practice.
2. The Quality of Ethics: Moral Causation and the Interdisciplinary Science of Geography: William S. Lynn (Centre for Humans and Nature in New York).
3. On the Pavement: Reflections on Fieldwork with Poor Black Women Street Traders in Durban, South Africa: Priscilla Cunnan (Queen Mary, University of London).
Part II: Moral Geographies of Uneven Development.
4. Globalisation, Production and Inequalities in Development: Peter Dicken (University of Manchester).
5. Regional Inequality, Convergence and Enlargement in the European Union: Nigel Spence (Queen Mary, University of London).
6. Moral Problems of Eastern Wilderness: European Core and Periphery: Boleslaw Domañski (Jagiellonian University).
7. Where the Grass is Greener in Poland: Regional and Intra-urban Inequalities: Grzegorz Wêclawowicz (Polish Academy of Sciences).
Part III: Moral Geographies of Distribution: Justice, Welfare and Rights.
8. Social Exclusion, Health and Health Care: The Case of the National Health Service in England: Sarah E. Curtis (Queen Mary, University of London).
9. The Problem with Welfare: Susan Smith and Donna Easterlow (Both at University of Edinburgh).
10. Struggles over Human Rights in Nigeria: Rex Honey (University of Iowa).
11. Valuing Land and Distributing Territory: Avery Kolers (University of Louisville, Kentucky).
12. When Two Rights Collide: Some Lessons from Jerusalem: Shlomo Hasson (Hebrew University of Jerusalem).
13. Land Reform Policy in Post-Apartheid South Africa: The Elusive Quest for Social Justice?: Brij Maharaj (University of Natal).
Part IV: Moral Geographies in Place.
14. Waiting in Line, or the Moral and Material Geographies of Queue-Jumping: Stuart Corbridge (University of Miami).
15. Moral Geographies of Sexual Citizenship: Gill Valentine (University of Sheffield).
16. But Tight Jeans are Better! Moral Improvisation and Ethical Judgement in Local Planning Decision-making: Jean Hillier (University of Newcastle).
Part V: Moral Context and Professional Practice in Geography.
17. Disciplinary Change and Career Paths: Ron Johnston (University of Bristol).
18. From Location Theory to Moral Philosophy: Views from the Fringe: David M. Smith (Queen Mary, University of London).
David M. Smith Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London.