A Companion to Feminist Geography

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Lise Nelson, Joni Seager
Wiley, Apr 15, 2008 - Business & Economics - 340 pages
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A Companion to Feminist Geography captures the breadth and diversity of this vibrant and substantive field.

  • Shows how feminist geography has changed the landscape of geographical inquiry and knowledge since the 1970s.
  • Explores the diverse literatures that comprise feminist geography today.
  • Showcases cutting-edge research by feminist geographers.
  • Charts emerging areas of scholarship, such as the body and the nation.
  • Contributions from 50 leading international scholars in the field.

  • Each chapter can be read for its own distinctive contribution.

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About the author (2008)

Lise Nelson is Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Oregon, where she teaches courses on globalization, politics, and gender in Latin America and the United States. She is currently completing a book, Women Defending the Plaza: Gender, Citizenship and the Politics of Place.


Joni Seager is Dean of the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University in Toronto. She is the co-founder of a feminist environmental NGO, the “Committee on Women, Population, and Environment.” Her previous publications include The Penguin Atlas of Women in the World (2003) and Putting Women in Place (co-author, 2001).

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