The geographies of children's and young people's bodies

@article{Colls2009TheGO,
  title={The geographies of children's and young people's bodies},
  author={Rachel Colls and Kathrin H{\"o}rschelmann},
  journal={Children's Geographies},
  year={2009},
  volume={7},
  pages={1 - 6}
}
This special issue emerges out of presentations and conversations that took place at an international, interdisciplinary conference held at the Department of Geography, Durham University, UK, in July 2006. The conference, entitled ‘Contested Bodies of Childhood and Youth’ was held over two days and brought together a range of academics, researchers, and practitioners all of whom had an interest in ‘the body’, embodiment and specifically the bodies of children and young people. The two main aims… 
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