Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1177/0309132511426606
Title: Geographies of friendships
Authors: Bunnell, T.
Yea, S.
Peake, L.
Skelton, T. 
Smith, M.
Keywords: affect
conviviality
friendship
intimacy
social networks
subjectivities
trust
Issue Date: Aug-2012
Citation: Bunnell, T., Yea, S., Peake, L., Skelton, T., Smith, M. (2012-08). Geographies of friendships. Progress in Human Geography 36 (4) : 490-507. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1177/0309132511426606
Abstract: Friendships are an important part of what makes us, and our geographies of various kinds, human. We consider how geographers can contribute to efforts to afford friendship greater prominence in the social sciences. The main part of the article considers three strands of work on friendship that push the boundaries of research in human geography: (1) geographies of affect/emotion and the ontological construction of the human; (2) children's and young people's geographies and the (re)production of social ordering; and (3) geographies of mobility and transnationalism in a world of increased human spatial movement and social relations at a distance. © The Author(s) 2012.
Source Title: Progress in Human Geography
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/49690
ISSN: 03091325
DOI: 10.1177/0309132511426606
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