The examination of social questions is a relatively new development in goegraphy, but social geography has now blossomed into a fully fledged sub-discipline which has in fact influenced significantly all other areas of geography. This book, first published in 1987, presents an overview of recent developments in all the major branches of social geography. As such it provides a valuable introduction to te subject, a review of the latest state of the art and a pointer to future research directions.
Table of Contents
1. Theory and methodology in social geography 2. Residential mobility in the private housing sector 3. Acess to public sector housing 4. Segregation 5. Social deviance and the city 6. Collective consumption and socio-spatial change 7. Poverty, deprivation and social planning 8. Geographical locations and social relationships among the elderly 9. The feminist challenge to social geography