Emotional Geographies

Emotional Geographies

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Overview

British, Canadian, and Australian social scientists explore the location of emotion in both bodies and places, the emotional relationality of people and environments, and representations of emotional geographies. Among their topics are exploring women's emotional responses to hysterectomy, mapping MacDonald's in narratives of round-the-world travel, emotion and embodiment in the evening economy, the gendered psychodynamics of consumer culture, framing old age in Victorian painting, and the place of emotions in research. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780754671077
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/29/2007
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 15.00(d)

About the Author

Joyce Davidson (Department of Geography) and Mick Smith (Departments of Philosophy and Environmental Studies) are based at Queen's University in Canada. Liz Bondi (Schools of GeoSciences and Health in Social Science) is based in Edinburgh University, UK.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: Geography's 'Emotional Turn', Liz Bondi, Joyce Davidson and Mick Smith. Locating Emotion: Placing the dying body: emotional, situational and embodied factors in preferences for place of final care and death in cancer, Sara M. Morris and Carol Thomas; ’Mourning the loss’ or 'no regrets': exploring women's emotional responses to hysterectomy, Marion Collis; 'Healing and feeling': the place of emotions in later life, Christine Milligan, Amanda Bingley and Anthony Gatrell; Guilty pleasures of the Golden Arches: mapping McDonald's in narratives of round-the-world travel, Jennie Germann Molz; The place of emotions within place, John Urry. Relating Emotion: 'Not a display of emotions': emotional geographies in the Scottish Highlands, Hester Parr, Chris Philo and Nicky Burns; Freedom, space and perspective: moving encounters with other ecologies, David Conradson; The geographies of 'going out': emotion and embodiment in the evening economy, Phil Hubbard; Environments of memory: home space, later life and grief, Jenny Hockey, Bridget Penhale and David Sibley; 'Looking in the fridge for feelings': the gendered psychodynamics of consumer culture, Colleen Heenan; Affecting touch: towards a 'felt' phenomenology of therapeutic touch, Mark Paterson. Representing Emotion: Ageing and the emotions: framing old age in Victorian painting, Mike Hepworth; Intimate distances considering questions of 'Us', Deborah Thien; An ecology of emotion, memory, self and landscape, Owain Jones; On 'being' moved by nature: geography, emotion and environmental ethics, Mick Smith; The place of emotions in research: from partitioning emotion and reason to the emotional dynamics of research relationships, Liz Bondi; Index.

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