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.

Quantification
Quantification
Introduction

Attentive to the importance of space in social life and issues of social inequality, social geography has a strongly empirical tradition (Jackson, 2000). Quantitative approaches have played an important role in empirical research in social geography, especially from the late 1960s when ...

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