Children's Geographies

Children's Geographies

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ever since the cultural turn in geography, there has been recognition that society is not homogenous but heterogeneous. It is characterized by diversity, differences and subjectivities. While feminist geographers had been able to strengthen the need for examination of gender, class and race as issues affecting women, 'children' as an umbrella term encompassing children, teenagers, youths and young people, which are still relatively missing as a 'frame of reference' in the complexities of 'geographies'. In the act of theorizing children and their geographies, the ways of doing research and the assumed ontological realities often "frame 'children' and 'adults' in ways that impose a bi-polar, hierarchical, and developmental model."
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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Vent
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136017857
  • 9786136017853