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Living with difference: reflections on geographies of encounter
In this Progress in Human Geography annual lecture I reflect on geographical contributions to academic and policy debates about how we might forge civic culture out of difference. In doing so I begin
Theorizing and Researching Intersectionality: A Challenge for Feminist Geography*
Abstract This article focuses on the concept of intersectionality, which is being used within the wider social sciences by feminists to theorize the relationship between different social categories:
Angels and Devils: Moral Landscapes of Childhood
What it means to be a child varies over space and time. Historically, the dominant Western construction of childhood has oscillated between representing children as the bearers of original
Public Space and the Culture of Childhood
Contents: Childhood in crisis? Terror talk: geographies of fear Gender and parenting cultures 'I can handle it': children and competence The retreat from the street Contested terrain: teenagers in
Social Geographies: Space and Society
1. Space and society 2. The body3. The home4. Community5. Institutions6. The Street7. The city8. The rural9. The nation10. Appendix A: A guide to doing a project or dissertation11. Appendix B:
Doing household research: interviewing couples together and apart
Summary The question of whether household members should be interviewed together or apart is hotly debated in ‘family’ studies. In this paper, I use my own experiences of both methods of interviewing
Boundary Crossings: Transitions from Childhood to Adulthood
In this paper I argue that the boundary between childhood and adulthood is very difficult to define. Notably, it is blurred by the ambiguous period of 'youth'. I therefore draw upon Beck's
Consuming Geographies: We Are Where We Eat
In explaining why, until very recently, food and eating have received less analytical attention from sociologists than from scholars in neighboring disciplines, Alan Beardsworth and Teresa Keil