1st Edition

Embodied Geographies





ISBN 9780415184403
Published September 1, 1999 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Book Description

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
* bereavement, the ensuing family responsibilities and death itself.
It includes case studies from the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Canada and the USA.