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This is my last message to you as the Chair of the Gender and Geography Commission as in August, 2008 I finish the four-year term. I am happy to inform you that Robyn Longhurst from the University of Waikato, New Zealand has agreed to be nominated as the next candidate for Chair.for 2008-2012.
I enjoyed very much these four years which were very active and productive and I am glad we managed to keep our reputation as one of the most active Commissions in the IGU. From 2004 we had six meetings (Barcelona, Hamilton, Brisbane, Zurich, Taipei and Tunis) and their success and high academic quality is expressed in the fact that they have produced three special issues in Journals such as: Belgeo (2007/3) on: "Feminist Geographies around the World" (in English with abstracts in French, German, or Dutch) edited by Maria Dolors García Ramon and Janice Monk, Geographica Helvetica (1, 2009) on “Public Spaces and Social Diversity (in English) edited by Elisabeth Buehler and the planned issue of the Taiwanese journal, The Journal of Geographical Science on "Transnational Lives" to be edited by Nora Chiang (in English). This collection of publications in places other then the US and the UK expresses the importance of the Commission's activities in exposing the multiple forms of knowledge in feminist and gender geography to both the Anglo and non-Anglo audience and in widening the involvement of geographers from non-English speaking countries with the Commission's activities. Of course this could not happen without the strong support and dedication of the Commission members, especially the organizers of the meetings. (For those of you who are interested to read the detailed report about the Commission's activities in 2004-2008 you can find it on the Commission's website: .
In addition, I am also pleased to inform you that our Commission has one of the largest listserves with 350 people on it and a regular twice a year newsletter. Again, a very productive and constant way of communication thanks to Jan Monk.
I 'd like to use this opportunity to thank the Commission's Executive Committee who finished their term in August 2008 and to welcome the proposed new members. Thanks to Janet Momsen (US) – the Commission's Treasurer since its establishment. Welcome to Holly Hapke (US) the new Commission's Treasurer. Thanks to Brenda Yeoh from Singapore who finished two terms and welcome to Shirlena Huang from Singapore. Thanks to Diana Lam from Argentina who finished two terms and welcome to Susanna Veleda da Silva from Brazil. Thanks to Audrey Kobayashi from Canada who finished two terms and welcome to Mireia Bayline from Spain. I'd like to thank the continuing members: Mariama Awumbila (Ghana), Elisabeth Buehler (Switzerland), Shahnaz Huq-Hussain (Bangladesh), Janet Townsend (UK) and Sorina Voiculescu (Romania).
And lastly a big welcome to Robyn Longhurst as Chair and a successful and enjoyable period for all of us. I hope to meet all of you in our future meetings in Tunis (2008), Hungary-Romania (2009) and Tel Aviv (2010)
Tovi Fenster - Chair

IGU Commission on Gender and Geography Symposium ‘Transnational Lives: Feminist Perspectives on Citizenship, Home and Belonging’, Taipei, Taiwan, November 23-26, 2007

Transnational Lives: Feminist Perspectives on Citizenship, Home and Belonging’ was the title of the Commission’s symposium organized by Nora Chiang and her students and staff of the Department of Geography, National Taiwan University in Taipei. About 75 participants from 16 different countries (Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Mainland China, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, UK and USA) met for the three-day symposium. The twenty-four papers were organized under four themes: 1) Citizenship, rights and identity formation; 2) Homemaking, everyday life and transnational families; 3) Mobility aspirations, decisions and adjustments; and 4) Cosmopolitanism, belonging and transnational subjectivity.
The program offered cohesion as well as diversity. Experiences of female migrants in a globalising world were a constant factor in all presentations. At the same time the presentations highlighted a variety of themes, female migrant groups, national or local contexts and methodologies: from national policies to food, from global cities to remote rural areas, from poor domestic workers to transnational academics and exchange students, from in-depth interviews to logistic regression analysis.
One of the traditions in the Commission on Gender and Geography is the inclusion of in-field meetings as part of the academic program, where academics and local feminist activists discuss and exchange experiences. In this case we visited two of the six landmarks of Women’s Culture in Taipei: Fembooks, a feminist bookshop and publisher, and the Homemakers’ Union and Foundation, founded as a Homemakers’ Union, but nowadays an active group of women with a wide array of schooling, cultural, neighbourhood and environmentalist activities. Other destinations of the field trip were the Zhon Shan Building, designed by the noted female architect Hsiu Tze-lan, the Yangmingshan and Beitou hot spring region, the Shann Garden, a former Japanese officers’ club and Kamikaze reception site, and an old tea factory with a history going back to 1890 in Xiamen, China.
The organizers also initiated a ‘Gender and Geography Week’ in the Department of Geography which included the Symposium, special lectures, posters and a display of international publications. The complete department was buzzing with gender activity: in the elevators, stairs and corridors announcements, posters and other expressions of the ‘Gender and Geography Week’ could be found everywhere: a very warm welcome indeed! Nora Chiang and the Department of Geography did a great job: this meeting was scientifically inspiring, well organised and with a warm atmosphere
- Joos Droogleever Fortuijn, University of Amsterdam

Gender Commission Collaborates with IGU Commission on Dynamics of Economic Spaces
The Commission of Gender and Geography appreciates the cooperation of the IGU Commission on Dynamics of Economics Spaces in arranging to include two sessions focusing on gender themes in its forthcoming conference on “Worlds of New Work: Multi-scalar Dynamics of New Economic Spaces” to be held in Barcelona, August 5-8.

Nine papers on gender themes are included in the program with participants from India, Japan, the Philippines, Spain, UK, USA. Topics range from international labor migration of single Japanese women to women’s entrepreneurship in the UK, to gendered livelihoods in the global fish-food industry of India. We look forward to a report following the meeting and to further collaboration across Commissions.

Major Collection on Gender and Development Just Published
A four-volume, 1600 page edited collection Gender and Development: Critical Concepts in Development Studies will be released by Routledge (London) in June, 2008. Edited and with an introduction by Janet Momsen, the wide-ranging volumes include over 70 classical and new studies by scholars and practitioners from around the world. Volume I, “Theory and Classics,” provides an historical overview of foundational writing. Volume II, “Policy and Practice,” offers key documents such as major UN treaties and conventions drawing especially on the UN Conferences on Women. It also includes toolkits for field data collection. Volume III, “ “Natural Resource Use, Microfinance, Labour, and Migration,” focuses on gender divisions of labor across sections and their implications for women’s well-being and changing roles. Volume IV, “Aspects of Culture and Health.” brings together scholarship on contemporary concerns such as HIV/AIDS, sexual trafficking, violence and warfare and concludes with contributions on women’s networking.
A workshop on gender and development geography focusing on questions related to “mainstreaming” of gender perspectives was held on April 25-26, 2008 at the Wannsee-Forum in Berlin ( The goals were to assess the importance of place/space of gender research in geographic development studies, ask whether gender research is serving or stimulating development practices; to examine the relationships between feminist geographic research and geographic development studies as well as with gender studies in other disciplines, and whether gender has to be researched as a cross-cutting task.
kkagencies (kkal1996@vsnl) is an Indian book distributor that features feminist works. Prices are listed in US dollars and ordering information can be obtained by contacting them.
Marit Aure is currently working The Northern Feminist University ( as an advisor, doing mostly equality/ international projects. She reports that it's interesting and demanding project. Marit will shortly defend her dissertation and also plans to present a paper at the Women's Worlds conference in Madrid this summer.
Saraswati Raju (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India) will be in residence at the Australian National Universtiy for two months beginning in June, 2008.
Congratulations to Fazeeha Azmi (Sri Lanka) who has completed her doctoral dissertation “From Rice Barn to Remittances: A Study of Poverty and Livelihood Changes in System H of The Accelerated Mahaweli Development Project (AMDP), Sri Lanka.” She will defend it at the Norwegian University of Technology in June. Fazeeha presented her research jointly with Ragnhild Lund at the IGU Gender Commission Symposium in Taiwan in November, 2007.
We are saddened to report the death of Fay Gale, the eminent Australian geographer, feminist, and academic administrator. Fay pioneered in introducing studies of indigenous Australians into the discipline. She served as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Western Australia, Chaired the Australian Vice-Chancellors, and was awarded the national honor of the Order of Australia. A number of feminist geographers have fond memories of the outstanding field trip she co-lead with the late Elspeth Young on indigenous land rights and settlement in central Australia in conjunction with the 1988 International Geographical Congress.
Congratulations to Doris Wastl-Walter and colleagues at the University of Bern who have been awarded one of the very competitive interdisciplinary awards, Pro*Docs, of the Swiss National Fund, which means a financed graduate school and 10 Ph.D. research projects for 3 years. The Topic is "Gender: Scripts and Prescripts." Doris has also been

re-elected as scientific director of the IZFG, Interdisciplinary Center for Gender Studies at the University of Bern and has been the acting director of the Department of

Geography at the University of Bern. The group has also been approved and financed for another o got approved and financed another mentoring program for 19 months, this time beyond geography including women from the whole faculty of science.
Rupali Bhuyan (Cotton College, Guwahati, Assam, India) is now General Secretary of the Cotton College Women’s Forum. The Forum aims to advance the status of women in Assam in particular and northeast India in general. It is carrying out research in the region which has rich ethnic and cultural diversity. Cotton College is now a 100 year-old institution.
Thanks to Linda Peake (York University, Canada) for her years of serving as Managing Editor of Gender, Place and Culture. Under her leadership the journal expanded to six issues per year and brought geographers from an array of countries to the editorial board.

The editorial team now includes Brenda Yeoh (Singapore) as Managing Editor, with Deborah Dixon (Wales), Robyn Longhurst (New Zealand) and Beverly Mullings (Canada); Patricia Noxolo (UK) and Rachel Silvey (Canada) are book review editors.

Congratulations to Sutama Ghosh on being awarded the Canada Mortgage

and Housing Corporation's of the Housing Studies Achievement Award, which recognizes young Canadians whose work contributes to the understanding and advancement of quality, affordable housing in Canada. Sutama's completed her PhD at York; her dissertation which won her the award is: “We Are Not All the Same: The Differential Migration, Settlement Patterns and Housing Trajectories of Indian Bengalis and Bangladeshis in Toronto.”

At the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers in April, the Geographic Perspectives on Women sponsored or co-sponsored over 30 sessions on a wide range of themes as well as an exceptionally successful reception honouring new books by feminist geographers. The topical index for the conference programs listed almost 90 sessions that had gender in their theme. The IGU Commission on Gender and Geography co-sponsored a session on “Anti-Hegemonic Thought and Praxis in Feminist Geography” which featured panelists from Canada, Spain, New Zealand, and the US and lively discussion from a diverse audience. Also at the meeting, three sessions were organized to honor Susan Hanson’s (Clark University, US) 45 years as a feminist geographer and an authors meets critics session honoured Pamela Moss and Karen Falconer Al-Hindi’s Feminisms in Geography, an anthology also designed to be inclusive of diverse positions and traditions in the field. Maria Dolors Garcia Ramon (Autonomous University of Barcelona) received the Geographic Perspectives on Women Jan Monk Distinguished Service Award and Jacquelyn Beyer and Janice Monk were co-recipients of the AAG’s Enhancing Diversity Award.
Congratulations to Sinith Sittirak, winner of the 2008 Gender, Place and Culture Award for New and Emerging Scholars. She is a PhD candidate in Human Geography at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. The award supports her presentation at the Women’s Worlds Congress in Madrid in July, 2008 where she will report on a sustained struggle for women’s land rights in Thailand. Upon

completion of her doctorate, Sinith is committed to returning to

Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand, where she hopes to contribute to

strengthening feminist research at both the Geography Department as well as the

Women’s Studies Program.
A special session on feminist geographies is planned for the 24th New Zealand Geographical Society Conference to be held at Victoria University of Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand, 2-5 July, 2008. It is being convened by Lynda Johnston ( and Robyn Longhurst ( Feminist research and teaching has been in progress for several decades in Aotearoa/New Zealand, including attention to gender/sexuality and to intersections with race/ethnicity, culture, place, disability and other forms of difference, including the particular significance of bi-culturalism.
Documents d’Anàlisi Geogràfica 49: 2007 is a special issue featuring research and review articles on gender covering research in Spain and several other countries. Individual articles are listed below.
A special “virtual” issue of Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers has been launched to celebrate International Women’s Day and is now available free online


It includes a range of key feminist articles from the journal published originally between 1991 and 2008. Several include links to others published in Transactions that address themes including women and the history of geography; feminist methodology; gender and work; geographies of home; and family and relatedness.
Saraswati Raju is guest editor of Social Change: Journal of the Council for Social Development (37(4), December 2007). The issue includes eight articles, plus the editor’s introduction on gender themes in contemporary India. It examines diverse contexts and issues, among them domestic violence, child care, educational attainment, and livelihoods in several economic sectors including mining, forestry, and industrial enterprises. Individual articles are noted below.
International Feminist Journal of Politics 9(4) 2007 is a theme issue on the politics of water and the confluence of women’s voices. Contributors from several disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives address a range of contexts (e.g., Peru, Israel, Bangladesh) and include geographer Farhana Sultana (see below).
Women’s Studies International Forum 29 (6) 2006 is a theme issue on “Including Women: Gender in Commonwealth Higher Education.” Ten articles take up questions related to the status of women faculty and students and efforts to foster change in the workplace and the curriculum. Of especial interest is the examination of micro-politics. Contributors include scholars from Nigeria, South Africa, Sri Lanka (including geographer, Yoga Rasanayagam), Tanzania and Uganda, together with British colleagues.

Banerjee, S. 2006. Higher education and the reproductive life course : a cross-cultural study of women in Karnataka (India) and the Netherlands. Dutch University Press, Amsterdam.
Barndt, Deborah. 2007. Tangled Routes: Women, Work and Globalization on the Tomato Trail. (2nd edition). Lanham MD. Rowman and Littlefield.
Chant, Sylvia with Nikki Craske. 2007. Género en Latinoamérica. México, DF Publicaciones de la Casa Chata.
Christie, Maria Elisa. 2008. Kitchenspace: Women, Fiestas, and Everyday Life in Central Mexico. Austin, TX. University of Texas Press.
Coles, Anne and Peter Jackson. 2007. Windtower. London: Stacey-International. (The book discusses environmentally appropriate architecture in a traditional quarter of Dubai and the lives of the people, particularly the women, who came (from southern Iran) to live there in the early and middle part of the twentieth century. It has been recognized by the Royal Institute of British architects, and in Dubai and Sharjah. An Arabic edition will also be published.)
Cornwall, Andrea, Elizabeth Harmson and Ann Whitehead (eds) Gender Myths and Feminist Fables: The Struggle for Interpretive Power in Gender and Development. Oxford and Malden, MA: Blackwell.
Dell'Agnese Elena and Elisabetta Ruspini (eds). 2007. Mascolinità all'italiana,

Costruzioni, narrazioni, mutamenti. Torino: Utet.

de Souza, K and Peake, L. (forthcoming, 2008/ 2009) “Feminist academic and activist praxis in service of the transnational.” In R. Nagar and A. Swarr (eds) Towards a Transnational Feminist Praxis . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press).

Fincher, R. and K. Iveson. 2007. Planning and Diversity in the City: Redistribution, Recognition, Encounter. Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, UK.
Fine-Davis, M., Fagnani, J., Giovannini, D., Hojgaard, L. and Clarke, H. 2007. Padri e Madri: I Dilemma della Conciliazione Famiglia-lavoro. Il Mulino, Bologne. .
Goetschel, A.M. 2007. Educación de las mujeres, maestras y esferas públicas. Quito en la primera mitad del siglo XX. PhD thesis Universieit van Amsterdam, 9 October.
Promotor: Prof. Dr. J.M. Baud.
Jeffrey, Craig, Patricia Jeffery and Roger Jeffery. 2008. Degrees without freedom: Education, Masculinities, and Unemployment in north India. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.
Kindon S., Pain R. and Kesby M (2007) Connecting People, Participation and Place: Participatory Action Research Approaches and Methods. London: Routledge.
Kuah-Pearce, Khun-Eng. 2008. Chinese Women and The Cyberspace. Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam Press.
Kuah-Pearce, Khun-Eng and Andrew P. Davidson (eds). 2008. At Home in the Chinese Diaspora: Memories, Identities and Belongings. Richmond, UK.: Palgrave Macmillan.
Momsen, J.D. 2008. Gender and Development. (Critical Concepts in Development Studies). 4 volumes. London: Routledge.

Moss, Pamela and Karen Falconer Al-Hindi. (eds.) 2008 Feminisms in Geography:

Rethinking Space, Place and Knowledges, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
Moss, Pamela and K. Teghtsoonian (eds.) 2008 Contesting Illness: Processes and

Practices. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Nahar, P. (2007). Childless in Bangladesh: Suffering and resilience among rural and urban women. PhD thesis Universiteit van Amsterdam, 3 October.
Promotores: A. Richters and S. van der Geest.
Varley, Ann, Helga Baitenmann and Victoria Chenaut. 2007. Decoding Gender: Law and Practice in Contemporary Mexico New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
Williams, Catharina Purwani. 2007, Maiden Voyages: Eastern Indonesian Women on the Move. Co-published Singapore: The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies and Leiden: KITLV.
Aalbers, M.B. 2007. “Big sister is watching you! Gender interaction and the unwritten rules of the Amsterdam red-light district.” In: R. Heiner (ed.) (2007) Deviance across cultures, pp. 126-138. New York: Oxford University Press.
Alam, Muhd. Sanjeer. 2007. “Interrogating gendered inequality in educational attainment in India.” Social Change 37(4): 155-181.
Aure, Marit. 2007. "Migrasjonskanaler og rekrutteringsprosesser: Å bli arbeidsmigrant"(Organized migration and recruitment processes: Becoming a labour migrant). Sosiologi I dag, 37 (3-4): 9-29.
Attanapola, Chamela. 2008. “Women’s empowerment for promoting health: stories of migrant workers in Katunayake export-processing zone, Sri Lanka.” Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift (Norwegian Journal of Geography) 62(1):1-8.
Awumbila, Mariama. 2007. “Gender and geography in Africa.: Developments, challenges, and trajectories for the future.” Documents d’Anàlisi Geogràfica 49: 43-56.
Azmi, Fazeeha. 2007. “Changing livelihoods among the second and third generations of

settlers in System H of the Accelerated Mahaweli Development Project in Sri Lanka.”

Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift–Norwegian Journal of Geography 61(1):1-12.
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gender roles of married men and women in the accelerated Mahaweli Development.”

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in the Thambuttegama periodic market, or Pola in Sri lanka.” Intersections: Gender,

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Bhuyan, Rupali. 2007. “Trend of Employment Pattern of Women: A Case Study of

Guwahati City, Assam, India,” in B. Thakur, G.Pomeroy et al. (eds) City, Society and Planning. Iin collaboration with The Association of American Geographers and Dept. of Geography and Planning , Univ. of Akron, USA, Concept Publishing, New


----. 2006. “Women’s Employment in Higher Education in Assam: A Case Study of Guwahati City, Assam.” Research Journal of Contemporary Concerns, 4 (forthcoming) An Annual Journal of Sciences and Humanities published by Cotton College Research

Council, Guwahati, Assam, India.

----. 2008 “Work Participation Pattern of Women in Ancient, Medieval and Pre- independent Assam” In Issues Relevant to Women in 21st Century, Cotton College Women’s Forum, Cotton College, Guwahati, Assam. (forthcoming)

Boyer, Kate and Kim England. 2008. “Gender, work and technology in the information workplace: from typewriters to ATMs.” Social and Cultural Geography 9(3): 244-56.
Cahill, C. 2007. “Repositioning ethical commitments: Participatory action research as a relational praxis of social change.” ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies, 6 (3):360-373.
----. 2007. “Negotiating grit and glamour: Young women and urban

economic restructuring.” City & Society 19(2): 202-231.

----. 2007. “Doing research with young people: Participatory research and the rituals of collective work.” Children's Geographies, 5 (3): 297-312.
----. 2007. “The personal is political: Developing new subjectivities in a participatory action research process.” Gender, Place, and Culture, 14 (3): 267-292.
----. 2007. “Including excluded perspectives in participatory action research.” Design Studies (28) 325-340.
Cahill, C. 2007. “Participatory Data Analysis. In Sara Kindon, Rachel Pain and Mike Kesby (Eds.) Participatory Action Research Approaches and Methods: Connecting People, Participation and Place. London: Routledge.
Cahill, C. and M.E.Torre. 2007. “Beyond the journal article: Representations, audience, and the presentation of participatory research.” In Sara Kindon, Rachel Pain and Mike Kesby (Eds.) Participatory Action Research Approaches and Methods: Connecting People, Participation and Place. London: Routledge.
Cahill, C., I. Rios-Moore, and T. Threatts, T. 2008. “Different Eyes / Open Eyes: Community-Based PAR.” In J. Cammarota, J. and M. Fine(eds) Revolutionizing Education: Youth Participatory Action Research in Motion. London: Routledge.
Cahill C., F. Sultana and R. Pain.. 2007. Participatory ethics: politics, practices, institutions. ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies 6, 3, 304-18
Cattan, Nadine. 2007. “Students mobility, gender, and polycentrism in Europe.” In Nadine Cattan (ed.) Cities and Networks in Europe. Montrouge, France: John Libbet Eurotext.
Chan, Annie Hau-Nung. 2008. “’Life in Happy Land’: using virtual space and doing motherhood in Hong Kong. Gender, Place and Culture 15(2): 169-88.
Chant, Sylvia. 2007. “Gender, Cities, and the Millennium Development Goals in the Global South” LSE Gender Institute, New Series Working Paper, Issue 21, London, 79 pp (
----. 2007. “Kobieta jaki glowa gospodarstwa domowego: niewzrusone

przekonania a codzienna rzeczywistosc,” Biblioteka online Think Tank Feministycznego ( (Polish translation of chapter originally published as “Women-headed Households: Global Orthodoxies and Grassroots Realities,” in Haleh Afshar and Stephanie Barrientos (eds), Women, Globalisation and Fragmentation in the Developing World, Macmillan: Basingstoke, pp.91-130 (1999).

----. 2008. “Beyond Incomes: A New Take on the 'Feminisation of Poverty'”. In Focus (Online Newsletter of United Nations Development Programme(UNDP) International Poverty Centre) (January), No.13


----. 2008. “'The 'Feminisation of Poverty' and the 'Feminisation' of Anti-Poverty Programmes: Room for Revision?” Journal of Development Studies, 44(2): 165-97.

----. 2008. “The Curious Question of Feminising Poverty in Costa Rica: The Importance of Gendered Subjectivities.” LSE Gender Institute New Working Paper Series, Issue 22, 96pp (

Chant, Sylvia and Carolyn Pedwell.2008. Women, Gender and the Informal Economy: An Assessment of ILO Research and Suggested Ways Forward (Geneva: ILO) 56pp. (downloadable from;
Cravey, Altha J. and Georgia A, Cravey. 2008. “Lucy Parsons and the Haymarket days.” ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies. 7(1): 24-31.
Cucurella I Grifé, Adriana. 2007. la perspective de gènere en el disseny y l’us d’espais publics urbans: el cas del Parc dels Colors de Mollet del Valles (Barcelona).” Documents d’Anàlisi Geogràfica 49: 119-38.
Dalton, Margarita. 2008. “’My wave is that of David’: Civil society and other political actors in Oaxaca, May-December, 2006.” Antipode 216-220.
Datta, Ayona. 2008. “Architecture of low income widow housing: ‘spatial opportunities’ in Madipur, West Delhi.” Cultural Geographies 15(2): 231-53.
----. 2008. “Spatialising performance: masculinities and femininities in a ‘fragmented’ field. Gender, Place and Culture 15(2): 189-204.
DeLyser, Dydia. 2008. “’Thus I salute thee. Kentucky Daisey’s claim’: Gender, social memory and the mythic west at a proposed Oklahoma monument.” Cultural Geographies

15(1): 63-94.

Desbiens, Carolyn. 2007. “Speaking the land: exploring women’s historical geographies in northern Quebec.” Canadian Geographer 51(3):360-72.
Dijk, T.K. van. 2007. Reservation in India and substantive gender equality: A Mumbai case study. The International Journal of Diversity In Organisations, Communities And Nations, 7 (5): 27-42.
Dowling, Robyn. 2008. “Accommodating open plan: children, clutter and suburban houses in Sydney, Australia.” Environment and Planning A 40 (3): 536-49.
Droogleever Fortuijn, Joos. 2008. “Balancing the margin and the mainstream.” In

Pamela Moss & Karen Falconer Al-Hindi (Eds.) Feminisms in geography; rethinking

space, place and knowledges. Lanman, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield: 75-83.
Dwyer, Claire. 2008. “Editorial: Book reviews in Gender, Place and Culture: Some analysis and reflections.” Gender, Place and Culture 15(1): 11-14.
Dwyer, Claire, Bindi Shah, and Gurchathen Sanghera. 2008. “ ‘’From cricket lover to terror suspect’ – challenging representations of young British Muslim men.” Gender, Place and Culture 15 (2): 117-36.
Ehrkamp, Patricia. 2008. “Risking publicity: masculinities and the racialization of public neighbourhood spaces. Social and Cultural Geography 9(2): 117-33.

Erickson, Bruce. 2008. “Canoe nation: Canoes and the shifting production of space through white Canadian masculinities.” Antipode 40: 182-84.

Fagnani, J. 2008. “La politica familiare in Francia: luci e ombre.” Annali della Fondazione G. Di Vittorio. Nuove Poverta, nuove priorita Rome: Ediese. pp. 327-348.
Fagnani, J. and A. Math. 2007. “Les récentes réformes de la politique familiale en Allemagne : de nouveaux horizons pour les femmes?”Droit social, 5: 630-636.
Falconer, Ryan and Simon Kinghorn. 2007. “’Driving people crazy’: a geography of boy racers in Christchurch, New Zealand.” New Zealand Geographer 63: 81-91.

Fan, C.C and J. Regulska, 2007. “Gender and the labor market in China and in Poland” in J. Logan (ed) Urban China in Transition. London, UK: Blackwell.

Faria, Caroline. 2008. “Privileging prevention, gendering responsibility: an analysis of the Ghanaian campaign against HIV/AIDS.” Social and Cultural Geography 9(1): 41-73.

Fernández Salinas, Victor. 2007. Visibilidad y escena gay masculina en la ciudad española.” Documents d’Anàlisi Geogràfica 49: 139-60.

Fincher, Ruth. 2007. “Life course approaches in human geography” in International Encyclopaedia of Human Geography, eds. R. Kitchin and N. Thrift, London, Elsevier (in press)
----. 2007. Fincher, R and H. Gooder. “At home with diversity in medium density housing.” Housing, Theory and Society 24(3), 166-182.
Garcia Ramon, Maria Dolors .2007. “Mujeres Viajeras. El Marroc sensual i fanàtic de Aurora Bertrana.” In P. Zusman, C. Lois and H. Castro (eds) Viajes y Geografias. Buenos Aires: Ediciones. Prometeo.
Geest, S. van der. 2007. “t is a tiresome work. Love and sex in the life of an elderly Kwahu woman.” In: C. Oppong, Y.P.A. Oppong & I.K. Odotey (eds), Sex and gender in an era of AIDS: Ghana at the turn of the Millennium, pp. 211-232. Accra: Sub Saharan Publishers.
Gentileschi, Maria Luisa. 2007. “Desertificazione e cambiamento del ruolo della donna nell’Africa arida.” In Cecilia Dau Novelli (ed.) Nel segno dell’empowerment femminile. Donne e democrazia politica in Italia e nel mondo. Cagliari: Aipsa.
Gilbert, Melissa, Michelle Masucci, Carol Homko and Alfred A Bove. 2008. “Theorizing the digital divide: information and communication technologies use frameworks among poor women using a telemedicine system.” Geoforum 39(2) 912-25.
Gorman-Murray, Andrew. 2008. “ Queering the family home: narratives from gay, lesbian and bisexual youth coming out in supportive family homes in Australia.” Gender, Place and Culture 15(1): 31-44.
----.2008. “Reconciling self: gay men and lesbians using domestic materiality for identity management.” Social and Cultural Geography 9(3): 283-301.
Halvorson, Sarah J. and Jennifer Parker Hamilton. 2007. “Vulnerability and the erosion of seismic culture in mountainous central Asia” Mountain Research and Development 27(4): 322-30.
Ham, M. van and F. Buchel. 2006. “Unwilling or unable? Spatial and socio-economic restrictions on female’s labour market access.” Regional Studies 40: 1-12.
Hamilton, Jennifer Parker and Sarah J. Halvorson. 2007. “ The 2005 Kashmir earthquake: A perspective on women’s experiences” ” Mountain Research and Development 27(4): 296-301.
Hardy, Jane,Wieslawa Kozek and Alison Stenning. 2008. “In the front line: women, work and new spaces of labour politics in Poland.” Gender, Place and Culture 15(2): 99-116.
Harten, Tim Olds, and Jim Dollman. 2008. “The effects of gender, motor skills and play area on the free play activities of 8-11 year old schoolchildren. Health and Place 14 (3): 386-93.

Howell, Philip, David Beckingham, and Francisca Moore. 2008. “Managed zones for sex workers in Liverpool. Contemporary proposals, Victorian parallels.” Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 33(2): 233-50.

Hubbard, Phil, Roger Matthews and Jane Scoular. 2008. “Regulating sex work in the EU: prostitute women and the new spaces of exclusion.” Gender, Place and Culture 15(2): 137-52.
James, Alan. 2008. “Gendered geographies of high-teach regional economies.” Geography Compass.
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