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Feeling Precarious: Millennial Women and Work
In Precarious Life (2004), Judith Butler writes about how a shared sense of fear and vulnerability opens the possibility of recognizing interdependency. This is a wider understanding of precarity than is often present in ...
Understanding Youth Transition as 'Becoming': Identity, Time and Futurity
Drawing on recent work in psychology, philosophy, and youth geographies, this article responds to calls for theoretical rigour in children's geographies by developing the concept of becoming for youth transitions research. ...
Who we are at Work: Millennial Women, Everyday Inequalities and Insecure Work
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-09-01)
Based on research with millennial women in Canada, this article examines the process of workplace identity, or (un)conscious strategies of identity management that young women employ at work. First, despite increasing ...
Visual Impairment in the City: Young People's Social Strategies for Independent Mobility
This article examines the mobility strategies that visually impaired (VI) young people employ as they negotiate their daily lives in the city. In contrast to research which foregrounds difficulties navigating the built ...
The Significance of the Personal within Disability Geography
Drawing on in-depth qualitative data, this article critically examines disability geography as a subfield where the personal is highly valued. The value and the risks inherent in this personal approach will be evaluated, ...
(Oxford University Press, 2017-01-13)
Geographic research on disability and cities is wide-ranging and encompasses the lives of people dealing with disability, physical impairment, and issues of mental ill health. This chapter focuses on what makes cities more ...