Social Geographies of Education: Looking Within, and Beyond, School Boundaries

  title={Social Geographies of Education: Looking Within, and Beyond, School Boundaries},
  author={Damian Collins and Tara Coleman},
  journal={Geography Compass},
Schools have received less attention from geographers than institutions such as the clinic and the hospital – despite the fact that, for most people, encounters with sites of medicine are rarer than encounters with sites of education. Indeed, schools are central to the geographies of children and young people, and to the organization of much family life. Moreover, they play a central role in shaping social identities. In this article, we provide an introduction to, and review of, the literature… 
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