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Geographies of children and young people is a rapidly emerging sub-discipline within human geography. There is now a critical mass of established academic work, key names within academia, growing numbers of graduate students and expanding numbers of university level taught courses. There are also professional training programmes at national scales and in international contexts that work specifically with children and young people. In addition to a productive journal of Children's Geographies, there's a range of monographs, textbooks and edited collections focusing on children and young people published by all the major academic presses then there is a substantive body of work on younger people within human geography and active authors and researchers working within international contexts to warrant a specific Major Reference Work on children's and young people's geographies. The volumes and sections are structured by themes, which then reflect the broader geographical locations of the research.
|Publication date:||12th September 2016|
|Publisher:||Springer Verlag, Singapore|
Dr. Bethan Evans is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Liverpool, UK. She is a Feminist Geographer whose research specialisms lie at the intersection of embodied geographies, critical geographies of health and illness, and geographies of children and young people. Bethan's research has been funded by research councils including the British Academy and ESRC. Bethan's main research interests relate to the development of critical geographies of fatness through work with fat activists, and to work on the (bio)politics of health and education policy. Bethan completed a BSc and PhD in the Department of Geography at University ...More About Bethan Evans
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