Embodied Geographies provides a comprehensive account of different types of life crises which develop our identities and affect how we live our lives. Chapters focus on:
* pregnancy, childbirth, teenagers and parenthood
* the threat and reality of violence
* illness and disability
* bereavement, the ensuing family responsibilities and death itself.
It includes case studies from the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Canada and the USA.