Introducing Social Geographies / Edition 1
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Introducing Social Geographies / Edition 1

by Rachel Pain, Jamie Gough, Graham Mowl, Michael Barke
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0340720069

ISBN-13: 9780340720066

Pub. Date: 08/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

'Introducing Social Geographies' is a major new text offering a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to this important area of human geography. It presents a broad overview of social geography, clearly outlining the key theoretical and political positions, and making extensive use of examples to show how these frameworks can be used to analyse real social

Overview

'Introducing Social Geographies' is a major new text offering a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to this important area of human geography. It presents a broad overview of social geography, clearly outlining the key theoretical and political positions, and making extensive use of examples to show how these frameworks can be used to analyse real social issues.

The book is ideal for undergraduates first encountering social geography and includes topic overviews, summaries of key points, critiques, boxed case studies and suggestions for further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340720066
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Series:
Arnold Publications Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part A Society, material life and geography: Work, class and social life
The place of leisure
Communities. Part B: Power, identity and social geography: Race and ethnicity
Geographies of gender and sexuality
Age, generation and life course
Geographies of disability. Part C: Social Geography and social problems: Society, nature and landscape
Housing, space and society
Crime, space and inequality Geographies of poverty
Bibliography.

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