Category Archives: Youth Culture

Call for Chapter Proposals – Volume on Youth, Law and Politics

This call for chapters may be of interest to readers of the blog. It dovetails nicely with the focus on categories and their facilitation of governance which animates some of the more exciting work on political geographies of young people. … Continue reading

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CFP: 5th International Conference on Geographies of Children, Youth and Families

Fifth International Conference on Geographies of Children, Youth and Families Loughborough University, UK 25th-27th September 2017 The theme for the Fifth International Conference in the series (following Reading, Barcelona, Singapore, San Diego) is new geographies of young people and families … Continue reading

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‘The Aesthetic of Our Anger: Anarcho-Punk, Politics and Music’

Minor Compositions recently published The Aesthetic of Our Anger: Anarcho-Punk, Politics and Music, edited by Mike Dines and Matthew Worley. A free copy is available on the publisher’s website. The book is also available bound, for purchase through the website. … Continue reading

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My review of Stuart Aitken’s “The Ethnopoetics of Space and Transformation”

My review of Stuart Aitken’s book The Ethnopoetics of Space and Transformation: Young People’s Engagement, Activism and Aesthetics has been published in Emotion, Space and Society, linked here. (Contact me for the full text if you do not have access.) … Continue reading

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Sarah Minter (1953-2016)

I just heard the sad news that filmmaker Sarah Minter has died. Sarah is best known for her semi-documentaries on the 1980s punk scene in Nezahualcóyotl, just west of Mexico City. Since the 1990s, Sarah has been teaching and organizing … Continue reading

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Institute for Human Geography supports ‘Breaking consent, making space for racial and economic justice’

I am collaborating with several organizers for the Ohio Student Association (Malaya Davis, James Hayes, Stuart McIntyre, Molly Shack) and fellow geographers Guillermo Bervejillo and Meredith Krueger (both founding members of OSA, now grad students at UBC and UW respectively) … Continue reading

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