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Child rights, urban space, and sustainability by Dr. Stuart Aitken
Child rights, urban space, and sustainability by Dr. Stuart Aitken
WhenWednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, 12:35 – 1:35 p.m.

T URB 103 Urban Studies in Practice: Child rights, urban space, and sustainability by Dr. Stuart Aitken, San Diego State University.

The 2018 Urban Studies Forum: Child Friendly Cities Keynote Speaker, Dr. Stuart Aitken will speak at today's brown bag lunch hour as part of his two day visit to UW Tacoma.  If you aren't able to hear him at tomorrow's Forum event stop by today's T URB 103.

Dr. Stuart C. Aitken is June Burnett Chair and Professor of Geography at San Diego State University, and director of the research center Youth, Environment, Society and Space (YESS). His research interests include film, critical social theory, qualitative methods, children, families and communities. Stuart has worked with the UN on child rights, labor and migration issues.  Stuart’s new book is entitled Young People, Rights and Place (Routledge, 2018). His previous books include The Ethnopoetics of Space: Young People’s Engagement, Activism and Aesthetics (Routledge, 2016), The Fight to Stay Put (Steiner Verlag, 2013), Young People. Border Spaces and Revolutionary Imaginations (Routledge 2011), Qualitative Geographies (Sage 2010), The Awkward Spaces of Fathering (Ashgate, 2009). Global Childhoods (Routledge 2008), Geographies of Young People (Routledge 2001), Family Fantasies and Community Space (Rutgers University Press, 1998), and Place, Space, Situation and Spectacle (Rowman and Littlefield, 1994). He has published over 200 articles in academic journals as well as in various edited book collections and encyclopedias.  Stuart is past co-editor of The Professional Geographer and Children’s Geographies.

All are welcome! JOY 117 at 12:25pm

Campus locationUW Tacoma Joy Building (JOY)
Campus roomJOY 117
Event typesAcademics
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