Education unbound? Enlivening debates with a mobilities perspective on learning

@article{Waters2017EducationUE,
  title={Education unbound? Enlivening debates with a mobilities perspective on learning},
  author={Johanna L. Waters},
  journal={Progress in Human Geography},
  year={2017},
  volume={41},
  pages={279 - 298}
}
  • J. Waters
  • Published 1 June 2017
  • Education
  • Progress in Human Geography
This paper contributes to recent debates on the geographies of education. I argue that research in geography over the past decade has conceptualized education principally in terms of attachment to – and boundedness within – particular (often institutional) places and spaces. Yet a productive tension has emerged in contemporary scholarship around the competing concepts of mobilities and emplacement. The paper considers what the ‘mobilities turn’ offers for understanding geographies of education… 
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