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Published: 25 July 2010

ISBN: 9780195431681

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Family Geographies the Spatiality of Families and Family Life

Family Geographies: The Spatiality of Families and Family Life is a contributed text that explores the role of geography in shaping the experience and practice of family life. Through diverse, stimulating, and current studies, Canadian and American authors apply geographical concepts of space, place, and distance to family relationships across the life coursefrom childbirth to eldercare. From the zoo, to family vehicles, to retirement communities, they draw on a wide range of contextual primary research to explore the everyday spaces that shape, and are shaped by, family life.


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