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Introducing Social Geographies By Rachel Pain

Introducing Social Geographies by Rachel Pain

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Summary

Offers an introduction to human geography. This book presents an overview of social geography, outlining the theoretical and political positions, and provides examples to show how these frameworks can be used to analyse real social issues. It is useful for undergraduates encountering social geography.

Introducing Social Geographies Summary

Introducing Social Geographies by Rachel Pain

`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.

Introducing Social Geographies Reviews

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

About Rachel Pain

Rachel Pain is Deputy Head of the Department of Geography, Durham University, UK.

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.

Additional information

GOR002043636
9780340720066
0340720069
Introducing Social Geographies by Rachel Pain
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2001-08-31
320
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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