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  • From Nowhere to Everywhereby Gill Valentine

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Explore how lesbians have become more visible in our society! This fascinating book traces the development of lesbian geographies throughout history and examines intangible and physical space that is defined by lesbians. Through intellectual and powerful essays and poems, From Nowhere to Everywhere reveals how lesbian identities and lifestyles today... more...

  • Social Geographiesby Gill Valentine

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Most social geography undergraduate textbooks are structured around different social categories, splintering the discussion of gender, class, race and increasingly now sexuality and disability, into separate chapters. This has the effect, firstly, of making social relations rather than space (the raison d'etre of human geography) the focus of undergraduate... more...

  • Public Space and the Culture of Childhoodby Gill Valentine

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Children are at the heart of popular and public debates in North America and Europe about the culture of public space. On the one hand there is increased anxiety about children's vulnerability to stranger danger, on the other there is a rising tide of fear about out of control and dangerous youth. This book addresses both these debates about children's... more...

  • Mapping Desire:Geog Sexualityby David Bell; Gill Valentine

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 79.95

    This is the first book to explore sexualities from a geographical perspective. The nature of place and notions of space are of increasing centrality to cultural and social theory. Mapping Desire presents the rich and diverse world of contemporary sexuality, exploring how the heterosexual body has been appropriated and resisted on the individual, community... more...

  • Cool Placesby Tracey Skelton; Gill Valentine

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 79.95

    Cool Places explores the contrasting experiences of contemporary youth. The chapters draw on techno music and ecstasy in Germany, clubbing in London, global backpacking and gangs in Santa Cruz as well as expereinces at home, on the streets and seeking employment. The contributors use these examples to explore representation and resistance and geographical... more...

  • Consuming Geographiesby David Bell; Gill Valentine

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 71.95

    Food occupies a seemingly mundane position in all our lives, yet the ways we think about shopping, cooking and eating are actually intensely reflexive. The daily pick and mix of our eating habits is one way we experience spatial scale. From the relationship of our food intake to our body-shape, to the impact of our tastes upon global food-production... more...

  • Cyberkidsby Sarah Holloway; Gill Valentine

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    As Tony Blair has said, "Technology has revolutionised the way we work and is now set to transform education. Children cannot be effective in tomorrow's world if they are trained in yesterday's skills." Cyberkids draws together research in the sociology of childhood and social studies of technology to explore children's experiences in the Information... more...

  • Alcohol, Drinking, Drunkennessby Mark Jayne; Gill Valentine

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    While disciplines such as anthropology, sociology, politics, social policy and the health and medical sciences have a tradition of exploring the centrality of alcohol, drinking and drunkenness to people's lives, geographers have only previously addressed these topics as a peripheral concern. Over the past few years, however, this view has begun to... more...

  • Childhood, Family, Alcoholby Mark Jayne; Gill Valentine

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Drawing together international research from the fields of geography, alcohol studies, sociology, psychology and childhood studies, Jayne and Valentine explore children’s understandings and experiences of alcohol consumption and the role of alcohol in family life. Chapters address both extra-familial ’norms’ about parenting and drinking cultures which... more...

  • Children's Geographiesby Sarah L. Holloway; Gill Valentine

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 79.95

    Children's Geographies is an overview of a rapidly expanding area of cutting edge research. Drawing on original research and extensive case studies in Europe, North and South America, Africa and Asia, the book analyses children's experiences of playing, living and learning. The diverse case studies range from an historical analysis of gender relationss... more...