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Spaces of Masculinities

Spaces of Masculinities

1st Edition

Edited By Kathrin Hörschelmann, Bettina van Hoven
February 13, 2014

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, ...

Leisure/Tourism Geographies Practices and Geographical Knowledge

Leisure/Tourism Geographies: Practices and Geographical Knowledge

1st Edition

Edited By David Crouch
February 01, 2000

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 ...

Seductions of Place Geographical Perspectives on Globalization and Touristed Landscapes

Seductions of Place: Geographical Perspectives on Globalization and Touristed Landscapes

1st Edition

Edited By Carolyn Cartier, Alan A Lew
May 16, 2005

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 ...

De-Centering Sexualities

De-Centering Sexualities

1st Edition

Edited By Richard Phillips, David Shuttleton, Diane Watt
February 08, 2000

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: ...

Mind and Body Spaces Geographies of Illness, Impairment and Disability

Mind and Body Spaces: Geographies of Illness, Impairment and Disability

1st Edition

Edited By Ruth Butler, Hester Parr
October 20, 1999

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...

The Geography of Young People Morally Contested Spaces

The Geography of Young People: Morally Contested Spaces

1st Edition

By Stuart C Aitken
August 09, 2001

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 ...

Culture/Place/Health

Culture/Place/Health

1st Edition

By Wilbert M. Gesler, Robin A. Kearns
December 14, 2001

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 ...

Embodied Geographies

Embodied Geographies

1st Edition

Edited By Elizabeth Kenworthy Teather
September 02, 1999

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* ...

Children's Geographies Playing, Living, Learning

Children's Geographies: Playing, Living, Learning

1st Edition

Edited By Sarah L. Holloway, Gill Valentine
August 09, 2000

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 ...

Animal Spaces, Beastly Places

Animal Spaces, Beastly Places

1st Edition

By Chris Philo, Chris Wilbert
September 12, 2000

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...

Bodies Exploring Fluid Boundaries

Bodies: Exploring Fluid Boundaries

1st Edition

By Robyn Longhurst
November 07, 2000

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 ...

Sound Tracks Popular Music Identity and Place

Sound Tracks: Popular Music Identity and Place

1st Edition

By John Connell, Chris Gibson
November 08, 2002

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'...

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