Geographies of education and the significance of children, youth and families

@article{Holloway2010GeographiesOE,
  title={Geographies of education and the significance of children, youth and families},
  author={Sarah L. Holloway and Philippa Hubbard and Heike J{\"o}ns and Helena Pimlott‐Wilson},
  journal={Progress in Human Geography},
  year={2010},
  volume={34},
  pages={583 - 600}
}
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 engaging with research on children, youth and families reshapes understanding of what has been, and might be, achieved. Foregrounding young people as the subjects rather than objects of education demands that attention be paid to their current and future life-worlds, in both inward and outward looking… 
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