Children's Geographies (Critical Geographies) by Sarah Holloway

By Sarah Holloway

Kid's Geographies is an outline of a swiftly increasing region of innovative learn. Drawing on unique study and large case reports in Europe, North and South the United States, Africa and Asia, the publication analyses kid's studies of taking part in, dwelling and learning.The different case reviews diversity from an old research of gender relationss in 19th century North American playgrounds via to kid's reports of after college care in modern Britain, to highway cultures among homeless teenagers in Indonesia on the finish of the 20th century. Threaded via this empirical range, is a typical engagement with present debates concerning the nature of childhood.The person chapters draw on modern sociological understandings of kid's competence as social actors. In so doing they not just illustrate the significance of such an method of our understandings of kid's geographies, additionally they give a contribution to present debates approximately spatiality within the social experiences of early life.

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