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GEOG1550
Module Reading List

Population, Society and Space, 2019/20, Semester 1
David Bell
d.j.bell@leeds.ac.uk
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Week 1

Social Geography: Difference & (In)equality

Required Reading

Del Casino V (2009) ‘Social geography? What’s that?’ in Social Geography. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. pp 11-28.  

Suggested Reading

Pain, R et al eds. (2001) ‘Introduction’ & ‘Age, generation and life course’ in Introducing Social Geographies Arnold: London. Pp. 1-9 & 141-163.  

Hopkins P & Pain R (2007) ‘Geographies of age: Thinking relationally’ Area 39 287-94.  

Further Reading

Katz, C (2003) ‘Social formations: Thinking about society, identity, power’ in S. Holloway, S. Rice and G. Valentine (eds) Key Concepts in Geography, Sage Publications, London, 249-265.  

Sibley, D (1999) ‘Creating geographies of difference’ in D. Massey, J. Allen and P. Sarre (eds) Human Geography Today, Cambridge, Polity Press, 115-128.  

Skinner, M, Cloutier, D & Andrews, G (2015) ‘Geographies of ageing: Progress and possibilities after two decades of change’ Progress in Human Geography 39(6) 776-99.  

Valentine G (2010) ‘Prejudice: rethinking geographies of oppression’ Social & Cultural Geography 11 519-37.  

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Week 2 

Gender & Sexuality: Questioning ‘Norms’

Required Reading

Namaste K (1996) ‘Genderbashing: sexuality, gender, and the regulation of public space’ Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 14(2) 221 – 240.  

Suggested Reading

Johnston, L. (2016) ‘Gender and sexuality I: Genderqueer geographies?’ Progress in Human Geography 40(5), 668-678.  

Karsten, L (2003) ‘Children's use of public space: The gendered world of the playground’ Childhood 10: 457-473.  

Mitchell, D (2000) ‘Sex and sexuality’ in Cultural Geography: A Critical Introduction. London:  

Blackwell. pp171-198.  

Pain, R et al (eds) (2001) ‘Geographies of Gender & Sexuality’ in Introducing Social Geographies Arnold: London. pp. 120-140.  

Further Reading

Binnie, J & Valentine G (1999) ‘Geographies of sexuality – a review of progress’ Progress in Human Geography 23 175–87.  

Browne, K, Lim, J & Brown, G (2007) ‘Introduction, or why have a book on the geographies of sexualities’ in Geographies of Sexualities: Theory, Practices and Politics. Farnham: Ashgate. Pp-1-20. Available as an eBook.  

Domosh, M, & Seager J (2001) ‘Home’ in Putting Women in Place: Feminist Geographers Make Sense of the World. New York: Guilford. Pp.1-34  

Duncan, N (1996) ‘Renegotiating gender and sexuality in public and private spaces’ in Bodyspace: destabilizing geographies of gender and sexuality. London: Routledge. Pp127-145.  

Dwyer, C (2003) ‘Feminist geographies: intersections of space and gender’ in A Rogers and H Viles (eds) The Student’s Companion to Geography. Blackwell. Pp129-133.  

Hubbard, P (2008) ‘Here, there, everywhere: The ubiquitous geographies of heteronormativity’ Geography Compass, 2 (3), pp. 640 – 658.  

Ní Laoire, C (2011) ‘“Girls just like to be friends with people”: gendered experiences of migration among children and youth in returning Irish migrant families’ Children's Geographies 9: 303-318.  

Pratt, G (2004) ‘Feminist geographies: spatializing feminist politics’ in Cloke, P, Crang, P and Goodwin, M eds, Envisioning human geographies, London: Arnold. Pp. 128–45.  

Rose, G (1993) ‘Women in everyday spaces’ in Feminism and Geography: the limits of geographical knowledge Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. pp17-40.  

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Week 3

Class: Stereotypes & Inequality 

Required Reading

McDowell, L (2007) ‘Respect, respectability, deference and place: What is the problem with/for working class boys?’ Geoforum, 38: 276-286.  

Suggested Reading

Gough, J (2001) ‘Work, class and social life’ in Pain, R et al. (eds) Introducing Social Geographies Arnold: London (cf. Section 2.4).  

Hardgrove, A., Rootham E & McDowell, L. (2015) ‘Possible selves in a precarious labour market: Youth, imagined futures, and transitions to work in the UK’ Geoforum 60, 163-71.  

Dowling R (2009) ‘Geographies of identity: Landscapes of class’ Progress in Human Geography 33 833-39.  

Further Reading

Crompton, R (2008) ‘Class analysis: the classic inheritance and its development in the twentieth century’ in Class and stratification 3rd ed. Cambridge: Polity. Pp.27-48.  

McDowell, L (2003) ‘Masculine identities and low-paid work: young men in urban labour markets’, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 27(4), 828-848.  

Milbourne, P (2010) ‘The geographies of poverty and welfare’ Geography Compass 4 158-71. Savage, M (2002) ‘Social exclusion and class analysis’, in P Braham and L Janes (eds) Social Differences and Divisions. Oxford: Blackwell. Pp 59-100.  

Skelton T (2000) 'Nothing to do, nowhere to go?: Teenage girls and 'public' space in the Rhondda Valleys, South Wales' in Holloway, S L & Valentine, G eds Children's Geographies: Playing, Living, Learning. Routledge: London. Pp. 69-85. Available as an eBook.  

Stenning, A (2008) ‘For working class geographies’ Antipode, 40, 10-14.  

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Week 4

Race & Ethnicity: Power & Prejudice

Required Reading

Amin, A (2002) ‘Ethnicity and the multicultural city: Living with diversity’ Environment and Planning 34 959-80.  

Suggested Reading

Barker, M & Fuller, D (2001) ‘Race and ethnicity’ in Pain, R et al (eds) Introducing Social Geographies Arnold: London. Pp. 97-119.  

Bonnet, A (1997) ‘Geography, “Race” and Whiteness: Invisible Traditions and Current challenges’ Area 29:3 193-199.  

Peake, L (2009) ‘Whitenss’ in International encyclopedia of human geography. Volume 1. Amsterdam: Elsevier. Pp. 247-253.  

Radcliffe, S (2017) ‘Decolonising geographical knowledges’ Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 42(3) 329-333.  

 Further Reading

Amin, A (2003) ‘Unruly strangers? The 2001 urban riots in Britain’ International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 27 (2), 460-463.  

Clayton J (2009) ‘Thinking spatially: Towards an everyday understanding of inter-ethnic relations’ Social & Cultural Geography 10 481-98.  

Mahtani M (2006) ‘Challenging the Ivory Tower: Proposing anti-racist geographies within the academy’ Gender, Place & Culture 13 21-25.  

Mason D (1995) ’Concepts and terms’ Race and Ethnicity in Modern Britain Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 5-18.  

Phillips D (2006) ‘Parallel lives? Challenging discourses of British Muslim self-segregation’ Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 24(1) 25-40.  

Phillips, D, J Stillwell & Burrage A (2004) ‘Multicultural Leeds: Geographies of ethnicity and religion in Leeds’ in J Stillwell and R Unsworth (Eds.) Twenty-first Century Leeds: Geographies of a Regional Capital 

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Week 5

Disability & Design

Required Reading

Hansen N & Philo C (2007) ‘The normality of doing things differently: Bodies, spaces and disability geography’ Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie 98 493-506.  

Suggested Reading

Hall, E & Robert W (2017) ‘Towards a relational geography of disability’ Progress in Human Geography 41(6) : 727-44.  

Mowl, G & Fuller, D (2001) ‘Geographies of Disability‘ in Pain, R et al(eds) Introducing Social Geographies. Arnold: London.  

Kitchin, R & Law R (2001) The socio-spatial construction of (in)accessible public toilets, Urban Studies 38: 287-98.  

Further Reading 

Butler, R & Parr H (1999) ‘New geographies of illness, impairment and disability’ in R Butler and H Parr (eds) Mind and Body Spaces: Geographies of Illness, Impairment and Disability, London, Routledge, 1-24. Available as an eBook.  

Kitchin, R (1998) ‘“Out of place”, “knowing one's place”: Space, power and the exclusion of disabled people’ Disability & Society, 13, pp. 343-356.  

Law, G (1993) ‘“The land of old age”: Society's changing attitudes toward urban built environments for elderly people’ Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 83(4), 672-693.  

Parr, H, Philo, C & Burns N (2003) “'That awful place was home': Contested meanings of Craig Dunain asylum’ Scottish Geographical Journal, 119, pp. 341-360.  

Wiles, J & Allen, R (2010) ‘Embodied ageing in place: what does it mean to grow old’ in Chouinard, V, Hall, E and Wilton, R (eds) Towards Enabling Geographies: ‘Disabled’ Bodies and Minds in Society and Space Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate. pp.217-236.

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