Enriching Children, Institutionalizing Childhood? Geographies of Play, Extracurricular Activities, and Parenting in England

  title={Enriching Children, Institutionalizing Childhood? Geographies of Play, Extracurricular Activities, and Parenting in England},
  author={Sarah L. Holloway and Helena Pimlott‐Wilson},
  journal={Annals of the Association of American Geographers},
  pages={613 - 627}
Geographical research on children, youth, and families has done much to highlight the ways in which children's lives have changed over the last twenty-five years. A key strand of research concerns children's play and traces, in the Global North, a decline in children's independent access to, and mobility through, public space. This article shifts the terrain of that debate from an analysis of what has been lost to an exploration of what has replaced it. Specifically, it focuses on children's… 
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