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‘They don’t like girls hanging around there’: conflicts over recreational space in rural Northamptonshire
This paper provides new insights into girls' use of recreational spaces within rural areas. We draw upon data from in-depth discussion work with 10–14 year old girls undertaken in rural
Sameness or Difference? Exploring Girls' Use of Recreational Spaces
Recent publications within childhood studies have advocated the use of the concept of generation in understanding children's everyday lives. In this paper meanings of generation are explored and the
Children, young people and ‘disability’: challenging children's geographies?
This editorial puts forward a selection of papers which were first presented at the 2007 Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers),
Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice
This original book explores the importance of geographical processes for policies and professional practices related to childhood and youth. Contributors from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds
The Road Less Travelled – New Directions in Children's and Young People's Mobility
This collection emerges from the intersection of two vibrant, dynamic and expanding academic endeavours. The papers are situated within ‘new’ social-scientific studies of childhood and youth and also
The challenges of ‘Children's Geographies’: a reaffirmation
The majority of papers published in this edition of Children’s Geographies were first presented at the New Directions in Children’s Geographies conference held at The University of Northampton, UK,
Disabilities in academic workplaces: experiences of human and physical geographers
How diverse disabilities intersect with academic careers, lifestyles and workplaces is explored, focusing on some common disciplinary and institutional spaces of human and physical geography.
‘With us, we, like, physically can’t’: Transport, Mobility and the Leisure Experiences of Teenage Wheelchair Users
The challenges that young people in general experience when attempting to access public and private forms of transport are discussed, and the additional ‘layers’ of disadvantage experienced by teenage wheelchair users explored.
‘The show must go on!’ Fieldwork, mental health and wellbeing in Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Fieldwork is central to the identity, culture and history of academic Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (GEES). However, in this paper we recognise that, for many academic staff, fieldtrips