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.
Chapter 2: Social Geographies of Age and Ageism
Age occupies an uneasy position alongside other markers of difference. It is at once a very obvious source of difference between people and their geographies, given the age-related rights, responsibilities and roles that – though their form varies – ...