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Territory and Geography in Brazil: a contribution to the epistemology and history of geographical thought

Grant number: 15/17945-3
Support type:Regular Research Grants
Duration: November 01, 2015 - October 31, 2017
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Geography
Principal Investigator:Lucas Labigalini Fuini
Grantee:Lucas Labigalini Fuini
Home Institution: Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia de São Paulo (IFSP). Campus São João da Boa Vista. São João da Boa Vista , SP, Brazil
Assoc. researchers:Amir El Hakim de Paula ; Eliseu Savério Sposito ; Elson Luciano Silva Pires ; Márcia Cristina de Oliveira Mello ; Marcos Aurelio Saquet

Abstract

The territory is one of the fundamental concepts of geographical science in the historical unfolding of its knowledge and, in the current period, is increasingly present in academic papers explaining, in different ways, how to control society appropriates and produces space by means of multidimensional and multi-scale determinants. In this project, we intend to examine, in depth, the characterization that the concept of territory acquired in scientific geography built in Brazil in the period of transition modernity-postmodernity, seeking to exploit it in their nature political, economic, social, cultural and didactic pedagogic and logic of its nuances, the territoriality, de-re-territorializations, territorial identities, socio-territorial movements and development in/of the territory. (AU)