Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 May 2010

256 Pages | 9 photos (b & w); 1 figure; 3 maps; 4 tables


ISBN: 9780195431681

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Family Geographies

The Spatiality of Families and Family Life

Edited by Bonnie C. Hallman

  • Innovative. The first of its kind-this is the only text available that brings together scholars from across Canada and the United States to explore concepts of families, space, and place from a uniquely geographical perspective
  • Expert scholars. Contributors are esteemed scholars in their respected fields, ensuring students have access to the most authoritative resource.
  • Interdisciplinary. Focuses on issues of gender, space, families, and leisure by drawing on ideas from a range of disciplines including geography, sociology, social work, and cultural studies.
  • Comprehensive research. Offers a broad spectrum of approaches to the study of family life ranging from childbirth to eldercare through cutting-edge primary sources such as case studies, interviews, surveys, and personal accounts
  • Helpful visuals. Photographs, maps, and tables throughout illuminate key concepts.
  • Engaging pedagogy. Bolded key terms, glossary, questions for critical thought, and lists of further readings aid in student comprehension of the material.

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