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  • FROM NOWHERE TO EVERYWHEREby Gill Valentine

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    From Nowhere to Everywhere: Lesbian Geographies investigates urban and rural lesbian neighborhoods worldwide, their locations, and their increasing visibility among more widely recognized communities. Scholars and activists will learn how lesbians' space has changed since the late 1800s, how women's access to and ownership of public land has changed,... 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...

  • Mapping Desireby 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Alcohol, Drinking, Drunkennessby Mark Jayne; Gill Valentine

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95

    Designed as a reference text, this book represents the first systematic overview of geographies of alcohol, drinking and drunkenness. Each chapter blends conceptual material with empirical case studies to analyse drinking in public and private, urban and rural drinking patterns and practices, gender, life course, and emotional and embodied geographies. 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...

  • Approaches to Human Geographyby Stuart C Aitken; Gill Valentine

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 52.00

    A long awaited new edition of this now classic human geography textbook. Fully updated throughout, it includes chapters written by some of the leading names in the field and is now supported by video material as well. more...

  • Approaches to Human Geographyby Stuart C Aitken; Gill Valentine

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 81.00

    Approaches to Human Geography is the essential student primer on theory and practice in Human Geography. It is a systematic review of the key ideas and debates informing post-war geography, explaining how those ideas work in practice. Avoiding jargon - while attentive to the rigor and complexity of the ideas that underlie geographic knowledge ? the... more...