The social relations of difference – from race and class to gender and inequality – is at the heart of the concept of social geography and this Handbook reconsiders and redirects research in the discipline while examining the changing ideas of individuals and their relationship with structures of power. Organized into five sections, The SAGE Handbook of Social Geographies maps out the 'connections' anchored in social geography.
Introduction: Into the Black Box
It is unusual for a book about social geographies to devote an entire section to questions of economy. To do so is to recognise three things. First, it has become clear in recent years that many of the concepts that economists take for granted are, ...