Table of contents for Nature / Noel Castree.

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Contents
List of acronyms used in the book
List of figures
List of boxes
List of tables
List of maps
Acknowledgements
Preface
1.	Strange natures
2.	The 'nature' of geography
3.	De-naturalisation: bringing nature back in
4.	Two natures? The dis/unity of geography
5.	After nature
6.	Conclusion: geography's natures
Term paper and essay questions
Bibliography
Index
List of figures
Figure 0.1 Knowledge as a filter mediating our understanding of nature
Figure 1.1 Geography's main branches
Figure 1.2 Knowledges of nature
Figure 1.3 The five overlapping sub-disciplines of physical geography
Figure 1.4 The concept of nature
Figure 1.5 Nature and its collateral concepts
Figure 2.1 Geography and the study of nature-society relations, 1880-1990
Figure 2.2 Contemporary geography and the study of nature
Figure 3.1 Production of double-cross hybrid seed corn using manual 
detasseling
Figure 3.2 Seed firms, farmers and capital accumulation: producing nature
Figure 4.1 Two ways of explaining the truthfulness and falsity of scientific 
knowledge
Figure 4.2 Investigating reality: a scientific procedure
Figure 4.3 Hypotheses in physical geography
Figure 4.4 Testing scientific hypotheses: The example of plate tectonics
Figure 4.5 Spatial scales in physical geography
Figure 4.6 A transcendental realist conception of the relationship between 
the real, the actual and the empirical in fluvial geomorpholohy
Figure 4.7 The complex relationship between causes and effects
List of boxes
Box 1.1 Academia and the study of nature
Box 1.2 Knowledges of nature
Box 1.3 The 'Pusztai affair'
Box 1.4 Hegemony
Box 1.5 De-naturalisation, de-construction and de-essentialisation
Box 1.6 Paradigms
Box 1.7 The complexities of a concept: nature
Box 1.8 The invention of biodiversity
Box 2.1 The eugenics movement
Box 2.2 Geography as a science
Box 2.3 Attitudes towards the natural environment
Box 2.4 Feminist geography and the environment
Box 2.5 The geographical Left
Box 2.6 Human geography and the study of the body
Box 3.1 Ideologies of nature
Box 3.2 The de-naturalisation of landscape
Box 3.3 Moral and aesthetic naturalism
Box 3.4 Critical geography and the material construction of nature
Box 3.5 Is nature a social construction?
Box 3.6 The social construction of nature: three shibboleths
Box 3.7 Human geography, the social sciences and the 'new naturalism'
Box 4.1 Science and physical geography
Box 4.2 The deductive-nomological mode of scientific explanation
Box 4.3 Ontologies and epistemologies
Box 4.4 Intellectual disputes in physical geography
Box 4.5 Equilibrium ontologies
Box 4.6 Abduction
List of tables
Table 1.1 The meanings of nature
Table 1.2 Types of knowledge
Table 1.3 Geography and the study of nature
Table 2.1 The study of 'nature' within and between geography's three main 
branches
Table 4.1 The status of river and drainage basin variables during time spans 
of decreasing duration
List of maps
Map 3.1 Forsyth's study area
Map 3.2 Clayoquot Sound
Map 3.3 The migratory path of the North Pacific Fur Seal
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Nature.
Geography.