Critical Geographies

  • Spaces of Masculinities book cover

    Spaces of Masculinities

    Edited by Kathrin Hörschelmann, Bettina van Hoven

    Changing circumstances in Western and global societies have introduced new constraints and opportunities for men and the formation of male identities. Meanwhile, the emerging diversity of 'atypical' identities ('atypical' when compared with traditional conceptions of middle-class, white,…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
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  • Seductions of Place: Geographical Perspectives on Globalization and Touristed Landscapes book cover

    Seductions of Place

    Geographical Perspectives on Globalization and Touristed Landscapes

    By Alan A Lew

    Edited by Carolyn Cartier

    The seductiveness of touristed landscapes is simultaneously local and global, as travelled places are formed and reworked by the activities of diverse, mobile people, in their desires to experience situated, sensuous qualities of difference. Cartier and Lew’s interesting and informative book…

    Paperback – 2005-03-24
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  • Sound Tracks: Popular Music Identity and Place book cover

    Sound Tracks

    Popular Music Identity and Place

    By John Connell, Chris Gibson

    Sound Tracks is the first comprehensive book on the new geography of popular music, examining the complex links between places, music and cultural identities. It provides an interdisciplinary perspective on local, national and global scenes, from the 'Mersey' and 'Icelandic' sounds to 'world music'…

    Paperback – 2002-09-26
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  • Culture/Place/Health book cover


    By Wilbert M. Gesler, Robin A. Kearns

    Culture/Place/Health is the first exploration of cultural-geographical health research for a decade, drawing on contemporary research undertaken by geographers and other social scientists to explore the links between culture, place and health. It uses a wealth of examples from societies around the…

    Paperback – 2001-11-22
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  • The Geography of Young People: Morally Contested Spaces book cover

    The Geography of Young People

    Morally Contested Spaces

    By Stuart C Aitken

    This book traces some of the changing scientific and societal notions of what it is to be a young person, and argues that there is a need to rethink how we view childhood spaces, child development and the politics of growing up. The book challenges popular myths that evoke general notions of…

    Paperback – 2001-07-05
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  • Timespace: Geographies of Temporality book cover


    Geographies of Temporality

    Edited by Jon May, Nigel Thrift

    Timespace undermines the old certainties of time and space by arguing that these dimensions do not exist singly, but only as a hybrid process term. The issue of space has perhaps been over-emphasised and it is essential that processes of everyday existence, such as globalisation and environmental…

    Paperback – 2001-03-08
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  • Bodies: Exploring Fluid Boundaries book cover


    Exploring Fluid Boundaries

    By Robyn Longhurst

    This is one of the first books to introduce students to the key concepts and debates surrounding the relationship between bodily boundaries, abject materiality and spaces. The text includes original interview and focus group data informed by feminist theory on the body and uses case studies to…

    Paperback – 2000-09-28
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  • Animal Spaces, Beastly Places book cover

    Animal Spaces, Beastly Places

    By Chris Philo, Chris Wilbert

    Animal Spaces, Beastly Places examines how animals interact and relate with people in different ways. Using a comprehensive range of examples, which include feral cats and wild wolves, to domestic animals and intensively farmed cattle, the contributors explore the complex relations in which humans…

    Paperback – 2000-07-10
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  • Children's Geographies: Playing, Living, Learning book cover

    Children's Geographies

    Playing, Living, Learning

    Edited by Sarah L. Holloway, Gill Valentine

    Children's Geographies is an overview of a rapidly expanding area of cutting edge research. Drawing on original research and extensive case studies in Europe, North and South America, Africa and Asia, the book analyses children's experiences of playing, living and learning.The diverse case studies…

    Paperback – 2000-05-18
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  • Thinking Space book cover

    Thinking Space

    Edited by Mike Crang, Nigel Thrift

    As theorists have begun using geographical concepts and metaphors to think about the complex and differentiated world, it is important to reflect on their work, and its impact on our thoughts on space. This revealing book explores the work of a wide range of prolific social theorists. Included…

    Paperback – 2000-04-13
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  • Geopolitical Traditions: Critical Histories of a Century of Geopolitical Thought book cover

    Geopolitical Traditions

    Critical Histories of a Century of Geopolitical Thought

    Edited by David Atkinson, Klaus Dodds

    Condemned as an intellectul poison by the late American geographer Richard Hartshbornem geopolitics has confounded its critics. Today it remains a popular and important intellectul field despite the persistent allegations that geopolitics helped to legitimate Hitler's policies of spatial…

    Paperback – 2000-03-09
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  • De-Centering Sexualities book cover

    De-Centering Sexualities

    Edited by Richard Phillips, David Shuttleton, Diane Watt

    This book of critical rural geography breaks new ground by drawing attention to sex and sexualities outside the metropolis. It explores sexualities and sexual experiences in a variety of rural and marginal spaces with international contributions from a wide range of disciplines. These include:…

    Paperback – 1999-12-23
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  • Entanglements of Power: Geographies of Domination/Resistance book cover

    Entanglements of Power

    Geographies of Domination/Resistance

    By Ronan Paddison, Chris Philo, Paul Routledge, Joanne Sharp

    This book argues that practices of resistance cannot be separated from practices of domination, and that they are always entangled in some configuration. They are inextricably linked, such that one always bears at least a trace of the other that contaminates or subverts it.The team of…

    Paperback – 1999-09-30
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  • Leisure/Tourism Geographies: Practices and Geographical Knowledge book cover

    Leisure/Tourism Geographies

    Practices and Geographical Knowledge

    Edited by David Crouch

    Leisure and Tourism Geographies considers leisure/tourism as an encounter. An encounter that exists between people, between people and space and between people and their expectations, experiences and desires.The contributors explore diverse aspects of leisure and tourism, ranging from the…

    Paperback – 1999-09-02
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  • Clubbing: Dancing, Ecstasy, Vitality book cover


    Dancing, Ecstasy, Vitality

    By Ben Malbon

    Clubbing explores the cultures and spaces of clubbing. Divided into three sections: Beginnings, The Night Out and Reflections, Clubbing includes first-hand accounts of clubbing experiences, framing these accounts within the relevant research and a review of clubbing in late-1990s Britain.Malbon…

    Paperback – 1999-08-26
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  • Mind and Body Spaces: Geographies of Illness, Impairment and Disability book cover

    Mind and Body Spaces

    Geographies of Illness, Impairment and Disability

    Edited by Ruth Butler, Hester Parr

    Mind and Body Spaces highlights new international research from Britain, USA, Canada and Australia, on bodily impairment, mental health and disabled peoples social worlds. The contributors discuss a variety of current issues including:* historical conceptions of the body and behaviour* contemporary…

    Paperback – 1999-08-26
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  • Embodied Geographies book cover

    Embodied Geographies

    Edited by Elizabeth Kenworthy Teather

    Embodied Geographies provides a comprehensive account of different types of life crises which develop our identities and affect how we live our lives. Chapters focus on:* pregnancy, childbirth, teenagers and parenthood* migration* the threat and reality of violence* illness and disability*…

    Paperback – 1999-07-22
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