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Embodied Geographies

1st Edition

Edited by Elizabeth Kenworthy Teather


288 pages

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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.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography