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Spatiality and the New Social Studies of Childhood
The past two decades have seen rapid changes in the ways in which sociologists think about children, and a growing cross-fertilisation of ideas between researchers in a variety of social science…
Cyberkids : children in the information age
The Information Society: Geographies of Social Inclusion and Exclusion and on-line Spaces and 'Virtual Worlds' explores the role of technology in social inclusion and exclusion in the 21st Century.
Children's Geographies : Playing, Living, Learning
1. Children's geographies and the new social studies of childhood Sarah L. Holloway and Gill Valentine Part I: Playing 2. Melting geography: purity, disorder, childhood and space Owain Jones 3.…
Emotional, embodied and affective geographies of alcohol, drinking and drunkenness
There has been an ontological and epistemological impasse in ‘alcohol studies’ between approaches that have considered the biological, physiological and psychological impacts of alcohol consumption and those focused on social and cultural practices, it is argued.
Geographies of education and the significance of children, youth and families
This paper engages with Hanson Thiem’s (2009) critique of geographies of education. Accepting the premise that education warrants fuller attention by geographers, the paper nonetheless argues that…
Cyberkids? Exploring Children’s Identities and Social Networks in On-line and Off-line Worlds
In the first rush of academic and popular commentaries on cyberspace, a stark opposition has been drawn between off-line and on-line worlds—the “real” and “virtual.” Such understandings of the…
CHILDREN’S GEOGRAPHIES AND THE NEW SOCIAL STUDIES OF CHILDHOOD
‘NOTHING TO DO, NOWHERE TO GO?’
Local Childcare Cultures: Moral geographies of mothering and the social organisation of pre-school education
- S. Holloway
- 1 March 1998
Child-rearing has not been a major focus of research in geography despite the fact that its organisation is both spatially and temporally variable. Geographical work on pre-school childcare provision…