Identity of geography and population geography

Šterc, Stjepan (2012) Identity of geography and population geography. Doctoral thesis, Faculty of Science > Department of Geography.

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Abstract

The requirement for the consideration and determination of relevant presumptions of geographical identification and geographical recognition in scientific, research and educational system has been validated by numerous instances of its subject-object ambiguity and the reflection of that ambiguity in overall society. After the geographical indetrminateness has been notedand contemplated on various institutional, study, educational and social levels, identifying key geographical categories, which the identity of geography consists of, has been approached primarly by cognitive-speculative methods (philosophical and logical), Earth surface area, geographical space and space-time continuum have been considered and defined to identify the outer object or subject-matter of geographical research and contexts, processes, links, relations and models within the geographical space, which resulted from a fundamental relation of a physical ground and a social superstructure, as an inner subject-matter of geographical research interest. The same practice has been applied for population geography and for principles of segregating individual disciplines within the frame of geographical system as well. The result is the definition of geography and population geography, throughout which the acknowledgment of geographical identity as scientific, educational, research and social necessity is expected.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral thesis)
Keywords: geography, population geography, identity, research subject-matter, methodological system, definitions
Supervisor: Friganović, Mladen Ante
Date: 2012
Number of Pages: 218
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Geography
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Department of Geography
Depositing User: Inja Cahun
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2014 08:27
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2016 11:27
URI: http://digre.pmf.unizg.hr/id/eprint/732

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