Localities



Framing the Geographies of Higher Education Participation: Schools, Place and National Identity

Posted on 5 August 2015 by Natalie Richards

How young people make choices about university, where and what to study has been a question asked by many social researchers, policy-makers and practitioners alike. Research has shown that when young people make choices about going to university, a range of factors come into play including peer influences, their families’ experience of university and their
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Storied Lands

Posted on 14 April 2015 by Natalie Richards

Our lives, and the landscapes in which we live in, are storied in nature. These stories come in many different forms: from policy materials, census data, media reports, official documents and scholarly insight, to authorial fantasy. According to Piatti and Hurni (2011: 218), these stories form a ‘rich geographical layer’ that ‘hovers… above the physically
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