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Participatory Action Research Approaches and Methods: Connecting People, Participation and Place
Participatory Action Research (PAR) approaches and methods have seen an explosion of recent interest in the social and environmental sciences. PAR involves collaborative research, education and
Place, social relations and the fear of crime: a review
This article reviews the literature on fear of crime of interest to the geographical and environmental disciplines. After discussing definitional and methodological issues, the article focuses on
Social geography: participatory research
This second of three reviews of action-orientated research in social geography focuses on one area of this work which is thriving. Moving, like many good ideas, from the field conventionally viewed
Globalized fear? Towards an emotional geopolitics
This paper questions the recent recasting of fear within critical geopolitics. It identifies a widespread metanarrative, `globalized fear', analysis of which lacks grounding and is remote,
Contact Zones: Participation, Materiality, and the Messiness of Interaction
Recent debates around urban encounter, integration cosmopolitanism, and renewed engagement with contact theory have raised questions about the spaces of interaction that may enable meaningful
Geographies of age: thinking relationally
In contrast to recent treatment of other social identities, geographers' work on age still focuses disproportionately on the social-chronological margins -- the very young and (to a far lesser
Reflections on participatory research
Participatory research approaches are increasingly popular with geographers in developed as well as developing countries, as critical qualitative methodologies which at their best work with