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  1. Spaces of Masculinities

    Edited by Kathrin Hörschelmann, Bettina van Hoven

    Series: Critical Geographies

    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,...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Seductions of Place

    Geographical Perspectives on Globalization and Touristed Landscapes

    By Alan A Lew

    Edited by Carolyn Cartier

    Series: Critical Geographies

    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...

    Published March 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  3. Sound Tracks

    Popular Music Identity and Place

    By John Connell, Chris Gibson

    Series: Critical Geographies

    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'...

    Published September 25th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Culture/Place/Health

    By Wilbert M. Gesler, Robin A. Kearns

    Series: Critical Geographies

    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...

    Published November 21st 2001 by Routledge

  5. The Geography of Young People

    Morally Contested Spaces

    By Stuart C Aitken

    Series: Critical Geographies

    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...

    Published July 4th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Timespace

    Geographies of Temporality

    Edited by Jon May, Nigel Thrift

    Series: Critical Geographies

    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...

    Published March 7th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Bodies

    Exploring Fluid Boundaries

    By Robyn Longhurst

    Series: Critical Geographies

    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...

    Published September 27th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Animal Spaces, Beastly Places

    By Chris Philo, Chris Wilbert

    Series: Critical Geographies

    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...

    Published July 9th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Children's Geographies

    Playing, Living, Learning

    Edited by Sarah L. Holloway, Gill Valentine

    Series: Critical Geographies

    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...

    Published May 17th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Thinking Space

    Edited by Mike Crang, Nigel Thrift

    Series: Critical Geographies

    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...

    Published April 12th 2000 by Routledge

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