'Introducing Social Geographies' is a major new text offering a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to this important area of human geography. It presents a broad overview of social geography, clearly outlining the key theoretical and political positions, and making extensive use of examples to show how these frameworks can be used to analyse real social issues. The book is ideal for undergraduates first encountering social geography and includes topic overviews, summaries of key points, critiques, boxed case studies and suggestions for further reading.
Rachel Pain is Deputy Head of the Department of Geography, Durham University, UK.
Introduction Part A Society, material life and geography: Work, class and social life The place of leisure Communities. Part B: Power, identity and social geography: Race and ethnicity Geographies of gender and sexuality Age, generation and life course Geographies of disability. Part C: Social Geography and social problems: Society, nature and landscape Housing, space and society Crime, space and inequality Geographies of poverty Bibliography.
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