(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2009)

Document title

Childhood and the politics of scale : descaling children's geographies ?

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

ANSELL N. (1) ;
(1) Centre for Human Geography, Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, ROYAUME-UNI


The A. explores some of the roots of children's geographies preoccupation with the micro-scale and argues that it limits the relevance of research, both politically and to other areas of geography. The A. proposes that the notion of a flat ontology might help overcome some difficulties around scalar thinking and provide means of conceptualizing sociospatiality in material and non-hierarchical terms. It is important to examine the nature and limits of children's spaces of perception and action


Article of periodic

published at : Progress in human geography / ISSN 0309-1325

Editor : Arnold, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1977)

Millesime : 2009, vol. 33, no2 [pp. 190-209]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.



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