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.

Social Collisions
Social collisions
Introduction

The next world war, if there is one, will be a war between civilizations (Huntington, 1993: 39).

The coming together of socially distinct groups is often represented as violent and negative – Huntington's dire prognostication of the consequences of ‘West’ meeting ‘Non-West’ demonstrates the point in an ...

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