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    Description'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.


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    Title
    Introducing Social Geographies
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rachel Pain, By (author) Michael Barke, By (author) Jamie Gough, By (author) Robert MacFarlene, By (author) Graham Mowl, By (author) Duncan Fuller
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 158 mm
    Height: 233 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 453 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780340720066
    ISBN 10: 0340720069
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JFC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.1T
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BIC subject category V2: RNT
    DC21: 304.2
    BIC subject category V2: RGC
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JH
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16630
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    DC22: 304.2
    BISAC V2.8: SOC015000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Approval Code: A19500000
    Thema V1.0: RGC, RNT, JBCC, JH
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    100 illustrations, maps, photos
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    HODDER EDUCATION
    Publication date
    08 November 2001
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Rachel Pain is Deputy Head of the Department of Geography, Durham University, UK.
    Review quote
    Good value for money; it is highly recommended as essential reading for students engaging with the central concerns of a modern social geography. Submitted to Geography, April 2002 An ideal book for students first encountering social geography and a must for social geography courses. Educational Book Review
    Table of contents
    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.