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The IAG was founded in Adelaide in 1958 and is the principal body representing geographers and promoting geography in Australia. The institute publishes the journal Geographical Studies. org The website of the International Geographical Union, the international umbrella organization for academic geography. This website contains a comprehensive list of geography departments throughout the world. org A public face of geography in the English-speaking world. QXD 5/14/08 11:07 AM Page 13 INTRODUCTION maps and photographs that appear in its magazine, as well as a searchable index.
Women and Geography Study Group (1997) Feminist Geographies: Explorations in Diversity and Difference, Longman, Harlow. A good way to begin to understand how feminist geographies have reshaped the study of human geography. Wylie, J. (2007) Landscape, Routledge, London. A text that examines how human geographers (and others) have conceptualized and narrated landscape. Finally, as this introduction has sketched, human geography (understood as the subject, and those who study and teach it) has its own geography (understood as locations), in so far as it is unevenly developed (in some countries it is studied as part of the school curriculum, in other places – most significantly perhaps in the USA – it is not studied at schools).
QXD 5/14/08 11:07 AM Page 13 INTRODUCTION maps and photographs that appear in its magazine, as well as a searchable index. org The home of the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers). The RGS was originally founded in 1830 and the RGS-IBG is the primary academic organization in UK geography. The website provides information on the societies as well as electronic access to its three key journals: Area, the Geographical Journal and Transactions. In addition to the websites of the various learned societies, there are dedicated ‘web portals’ that provide access to a wealth of information to support your geographical studies.