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Social Geographies : Space and Society - Gill Valentine

Social Geographies

Space and Society

Paperback Published: 29th May 2001
ISBN: 9780582357778
Number Of Pages: 416

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Most social geography undergraduate textbooks are structured around different social categories, splintering the discussion of gender, class, race and increasingly now sexuality and disability, into separate chapters. This has the effect, firstly, of making social relations rather than space (the raison d'etre of human geography) the focus of undergraduate books; secondly of ignoring the way that social relations are negotiated and contested in different space. Rather than reproducing this conventional social geography format the aim of this proposed text is to make space the focus of analysis. In doing so the intention is to make complex theoretical debates about space more accessible to students and encourage them to look at their own environments in new ways.

Space and society
The body
The home
Community
Institutions
The Street
The city
The rural
The nation
Appendix A: A guide to doing a project or dissertation
Appendix B: Glossary
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ISBN: 9780582357778
ISBN-10: 0582357772
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 29th May 2001
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 17.78  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 1

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