study gyide for week 3 hunter

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Published on 6 Jul 2011
School
UTSC
Department
Geography
Course
GGRB28H3
Professor
GGRB28 Week 3 Lecture
D = Disease
Geographies of Blame: Geographical Imaginations of Disease
-understanding why diseases get framed in a certain way
-need to understand world stereotypes geographical
stereotypes/imaginations
-not necessarily re-emerging perspective
-stereotypes aids diagram
-orphans are the poorest part of a society
Geographical Imaginations
-Derek Gregory deconstructing views of the world colonialism
-backwards, stuck in own culture/society intro Christianity
-institutions important, lots of diff civilization
-EU expansion, domination, representation power
Said
-binaries represent personalities (see chart)
-how you divide and define world will determine contingency plans
categories
geographical location matter, diff geographical health policies
Diseases and Metaphors
-d not just biological also social
-metaphors used to understand diff d - cancer (victims, death), aids (marked)
cultural/social constructions and effects experience of d (dirty, shame)
Trechichler, Cultural Chronicles
-stereotypes she challenges:
-a continents agony - undifferentiated
-traditional cultural practices e.g. dry sex
-politics of representation is ignored politics behind
-quantitative methods dominate
-teleology: backward tradition and modernity (gender read through this)
Aids sexuality and geography
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Geographies of blame: geographical i maginations of disease. Understanding why diseases get framed in a certain way. Need to understand world stereotypes  geographical stereotypes/imaginations. Orphans are the poorest part of a society. Derek gregory deconstructing views of the world colonialism. Backwards, stuck in own culture/society  intro christianity. How you divide and define world will determine contingency plans categories.  geographical location matter, diff geographical health policies. Metaphors used to understand diff d - cancer (victims, death), aids (marked)  cultural/social constructions and effects experience of d (dirty, shame) Politics of representation is ignored politics behind. Teleology: backward tradition and modernity (gender read through this) West needs to come solve problems western screws out countries. Oppression west needs to help liberate women  stereotypes (hijab) Assumption women always oppressed vs. women free in west. Aids came from haiti to us farmer challenging this. First cases of haiti only spread in certain area port au-prince (known prostitution)