Social Geography: A Critical Introduction / Edition 1

Social Geography: A Critical Introduction / Edition 1

by Vincent J. Del Casino Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405155000

ISBN-13: 9781405155007

Pub. Date: 03/04/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Introducing the debates that inform current social geographic research and theory and interrogating the historical development of social geography, Social Geography: A Critical Introduction explores how urban and rural spaces are organized in ways that construct and maintain social inequality.

  • Puts into context the assumptions of various strains

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Overview

Introducing the debates that inform current social geographic research and theory and interrogating the historical development of social geography, Social Geography: A Critical Introduction explores how urban and rural spaces are organized in ways that construct and maintain social inequality.

  • Puts into context the assumptions of various strains of social geographic thought as they have developed historically
  • Assists students in addressing key social geographic questions and methodologies
  • Provides a showcase for cutting edge work in the field
  • Is written in an accessible and lively style, setting out a wide breadth of social geographic research

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405155007
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/04/2009
Series:
Critical Introductions to Geography Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

List of Boxes.

List of Abbreviations.

Acknowledgements.

Cover Image.

Introduction.

Part I Historicizing Social Geography: From Theory to Methodology.

1 Social Geography? What's That?

2 Social Geography in Three Acts and an Epilogue.

3 Thinking Methodologically.

Part II Social Geographies across the Life Course.

4 Social Geography and the Geographies of Health.

5 Communities and Organizations.

6 Social Activism/Social Movements/Social Justice.

Part III Social Geographies through the Life Course.

7 On the Geographies of Children and Young People.

8 Social Geographies of the "Mid-Life"?

9 Ageing and the "New" Social Geographies of Older People.

Part IV Conclusions.

10 Epilogue v. 2.0.

11 Rethinking the Social Geographies of Difference and Inequality.

References.

Index.

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