Skip to main content

The Structure of Space(s)

Buy Article:

$43.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Some are called to looking at the world from the spatial perspective of the geographer. Distance powerfully structures many human spaces, and its effects are constantly revised by new technologies. For analytical purposes, both physical and human spaces may be transformed to produce conceptually simplified descriptions of apparently complex processes. Such spatio-temporal processes themselves are shaped by the structure of the underlying spaces. Examples range over behavioural, Shakespearian, air passenger, cross-country skiing and other spaces, and include the effects of spatial structure on the diffusion of influenza, HIV, and a virulent form of rabies. The epidemiological topics point to the educational task of helping others see the geography, as well as the more conventional history, in their own and specialized topics.
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Article Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Department of Geography, Pennsylvania State University, 316 Walker Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA

Publication date: 1997-10-01

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more