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: Social Geographies of Difference
This section of the Handbook assembles seven chapters that chart the distinctiveness of social geography's commitment to difference and diversity. They cover an array of axes of difference, including gender, race, sexuality, disability, nation, age and indigeneity. The authors ...