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History, Geography and Difference in the Post‐socialist World: Or, Do We Still Need Post‐Socialism?
Abstract:  This paper seeks to build on ongoing work in east central Europe and the former Soviet Union—in geography and beyond—to think through the conceptualisation of post-socialism. The rationale
Performing the global through the local—globalisation and individualisation in the spatial practices of young East Germans
Abstract This paper aims to show how young people in former East Germany respond to the globalising processes that are part of the transformation of their society from a state-socialist to a
‘Change4Life for your kids’: embodied collectives and public health pedagogy
Recent work in human geography has begun to explore the fluidity of bodily boundaries and to foreground the connectedness of bodies to other bodies/objects/places. Across multiple subdisciplinary
Theorising life transitions: geographical perspectives
This introduction to the special issue on ‘Theorising life transitions: geographical perspectives’ makes the case for a greater focus on life transitions in geographical and social research on the
Ethnographies of postsocialist change
In this paper, we examine the value of ethnographic research for developing a critical area studies approach that promotes cosmopolitan scholarship and contributes to the decentring of universal
Entangled (In)Securities: Sketching the Scope of Geosocial Approaches for Understanding “Webs of (In)Security”1
ABSTRACT This paper makes the case for a broadening of conceptual vocabularies in security studies by extending the sub-discipline’s predominantly geopolitical focus to the ‘geosocial’. Based on a
The geographies of children's and young people's bodies
This special issue emerges out of presentations and conversations that took place at an international, interdisciplinary conference held at the Department of Geography, Durham University, UK, in July