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Women and Minorities in Geography
Women and minorities in geography

Who are geographers? Does it matter which people study, teach, write, and apply geographic ideas in their work? Does their involvement in geographic work differ between places and over time? Exploring such questions can help geographers interpret the geographies they study and practice. They have become of increasing interest as ideas in that knowledge is not simply “objective” but reflects the times, places, and perspectives of those involved in its creation. This chapter will focus especially on the participation in geography by women and people identified as belonging to racial or ethnic minority groups. It will address evolving thinking about the complexities of categories of social difference. It will first look at the who question, linking ...

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