Social geography- Study guide- Romanticized Ideal of Community
Distorts understanding of community
Obscures conflicts, divisions.
Leaves out differences.
Leaves out women, children, gays, lesbians.
Omits exclusion and oppre
Social geography- Study Guide- Schools and Education as Institutions
Schools as Institutions
How do institutions train bodies?
Role of Education
FoucaultInstill discipline, respect for order, punctuality .
Social geography- Study guide- Modern Community
Similar social status Society
Social geography- Study Guide- Norms of Authority and Education
Norms of Authority
Lower levelrule following, coercive.
Higher levelinternalized standards.
Work orientation strength of character,
Social geography- Study guide- Doreen Massey on Community
Older Notions of Place (Community)
A single essential identity.
Identity constructed out of inwardlooking history.
Boundaries drawn around it.
Not a coherent identityv
Social geography- Study guide- Community
Shared territory and history
With or without propinquity
Past experienceperfect communities where people took care of
Social Geography- Study guide- The Home basics and Preindustrial
Home is where the heart is.
Theres no place like home.
Home sweet home.
A safe, loving place; protection from fray of
Symbol of Heterosexual
Social Geography- Study guide- Victorian England in the 19 th Century
Victorian England, 19th Century
Men worked in factories distant from home.
Women at home:
a womans place is in the home
the angel in the house
guardian of morality
Cult of Domesticity
Social Geography- Study Guide- Society and Space
Society and Space
Understand how society and space shape each other at multiple scales.
Scales: Body, home, community, street,
Our awareness of how society and space
Social Geography- Study Guide- Spatial Science
Critiques of Spatial Science
False sense of objectivity (white, male
Eliminates value and meaning.
Ignores two aspects:
Economic, political, and social structures
Intentions of conscious agents (Humanist)
Social Geography- Study guide- Violence against Women and Society
Violence against Women
Mens expectations of domestic work.
A mans right to punish his wife.
Police reluctant to intervene.
(no person of wellregulated minds would be guilty of interfering).
Social Geography- Study guide- The Social Unsettling
Home as a site of privacy, love, protection.
Home as heterosexual nuclear family.
1) History of Housing
Preindustrial extended family.
Work and home in same space. Victorian En
Social Geography- Study Guide-Environmental Determinism
Climate and topography determine human life and livelihoods.
Cold climatesenergy spent on food and shelter.
Tropicspeople lazy in humid heat.
Desertsdetermined by lack of wa