• An actor-network analysis of the Arizona Trail 

    Kelly, Elizabeth (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    Trail spaces have been depicted many ways but no other approach offers the thorough and inclusive qualities of actor-network theory. In this analysis of the Arizona Trail, actor-network theory evinces the relationships ...
  • Evoking landscape practices through ethnographic fiction 

    Jacobson, Matt (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    Landscape has long been of central concern to cultural geography. Historically, the conceptualization of landscape rested on discursive binaries of subject-object, culture-nature, and self-other. Recent developments in ...
  • From box suppers and card games to vineyards and viewscapes: community discourse in the exurban American west 

    Hutton, Craig M., 1976- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    Generalizing to the process of creating meaning amid exurbanization, this study considers how residents of Fremont County, Colorado have constructed community meaning as amenity-driven migration has given rise to local ...
  • Gentrification through the eyes (and lenses) of Kansas City residents 

    Thompson, Amy (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    Gentrification is a process where the middle class migrates to decaying or predominately poor areas of a city and changes the landscape. Since the phenomenon was first recognized in the 1960s in London, it has spread to ...
  • The geography of protest at the School of the Americas 

    Rubin, Zachary, 1985- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    One does not need to look far for examples of protest and social unrest in the history of the United States. Segments of the population fervently opposed the Second World War and the Vietnam War, and, in another time, ...
  • Iron, wine, and a woman named Lucy: landscapes of memory in St. James, Missouri 

    Alexander, Brent (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    The rural community of St. James, Missouri has experienced moderate growth in recent times. The town's location offers both opportunities for and obstacles to economic and human development, and its history provides a ...