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Kofman, Eleonore

Overview
Works: 65 works in 276 publications in 2 languages and 6,838 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator, Creator, Honoree
Classifications: JX1391, 307.76
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eleonore Kofman
Globalization : theory and practice by Eleonore Kofman( Book )

37 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Globalization and the issues of power and identity arising from this phenomenon have become central concerns of international studies, whether viewed from political economy, spatial or cultural perspectives." "For the first time, a multi-disciplinary group of international scholars interrogates key assumptions about globalization in theory and practice. Using a range of expert knowledge, their arguments prove that this phenomenon can be understood only through detailed assessment of the processes and discourses associated with it. Gender, identity, citizenship and migration are major themes. Contributors also investigate, from contrasting perspectives, the changing nature of the state and implications for theorizing about it." "This collection provides a powerful new context for debates about globalization, through its identification of both continuities and new concerns, and demonstrates the cross-disciplinary imperatives for investigating these areas. The authors are from the fields of international relations, international political economy, and political and cultural geography. The book will be of interest to the growing multi-disciplinary audience interested in globalization, including those in cultural, media and communications studies, gender studies, sociology and social theory, development studies, and business studies."--Jacket
Writings on cities by Henri Lefebvre( Book )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The work of Henri Lefebvre - the only major French intellectual of the post-war period to give extensive consideration to the city and urban life - received considerable attention among both academics and practitioners of the built environment following the publication in English of The Production of Space. This new collection brings together, for the first time in English, Lefebvre's reflections on the city and urban life written over a span of some twenty years
Mapping women, making politics : feminist perspectives on political geography by Linda J Peake( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mapping Women, Making Politics demonstrates the multiple ways in which gender influences political processes and the politics of space. The book begins by addressing feminism's theoretical and conceptual challenges to traditional political geography and than applies these perspectives to a range of settings and topics including nationalism, migration, development, international relations, elections, social movements, governance and the environment in the Global North and South
Gender and international migration in Europe : employment, welfare, and politics by Eleonore Kofman( Book )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text introduces a gender dimension into theories of contemporary migrations. It demonstrates how processes of globalization in state policies on employment and welfare have maintained a demand for diverse forms of gendered immigration
Community conflict, partition and nationalism( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nationalism, self-determination and political geography( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explores the place of nationalism in the modern world. It looks at the relationships between nationalism, politics and states, explores the rise of minority national movements and the problems they cause, and discusses the problems of national integration in particular countries. It analyses the problems in a general and thematic way and includes a number of important case studies
Henri Lefebvre : key writings by Henri Lefebvre( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henri Lefebvre is now recognised as one of the most influential social theorists of the 20th century. In English, his writings on cities, everyday life, and the production of space have become hugely influential across cultural studies, sociology, geography and architecture
International geopolitical analysis : a selection from Hérodote( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics, geography & social stratification( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Branding cities : cosmopolitanism, parochialism, and social change by Stephanie Donald( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural analysts, social scientists, and media scholars explore the ways in which cities generate competing visions of their use and their future, thereby branding their image for international consumption
Human geography of the UK : an introduction by Irene Hardill( Book )

13 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new key textbook for introductory courses in human geography provides first and second-year undergraduates with a comprehensive thematic approach to the changing human geography of the UK
France by Christopher Flockton( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gendered migrations and global social reproduction by Eleonore Kofman( Book )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eleonore Kofman and Parvati Raghuram argue that social reproduction offers an insightful lens through which to understand gendered transformations in global patterns of contemporary migration. They suggest that focusing on a range of sites, sectors, and skills beyond those deployed in the literature on care can offer new insights into the relationship between production and reproduction across genders, and how these are being reconfigured in the Global North and South. Drawing on the revived interest in social reproduction in the last few years, Gendered Migrations and Global Social Reproduction suggests that the failure of social reproduction is not only an outcome but also a driver of global migration among different categories of migrants. Moreover, the gendered implications of skill selectivity in immigration regimes, along with class, race and nationality, produce new forms of inequality which influence the ability of individuals and households to benefit from migration and to improve the conditions of social reproduction"--
Labour migrations : women on the move( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The implications of migration for gender and care regimes in the south by Eleonore Kofman( Book )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gender, Generations and the Family in International Migration by Camille Schmoll( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making sense of the London Docklands: people and places by Dennis Hardy( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making sense of the London Docklands : processes of change by Dennis Hardy( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gender, generations and the family in international migration by Albert Kraler( )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Undetermined and English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Family-related migration is moving to the centre of political debates on migration, integration and multiculturalism in Europe. It is also more and more leading to lively academic interest in the family dimensions of international migration. At the same time, strands of research on family migrations and migrant families remain separate from--and sometimes ignorant of--each other. This volume seeks to bridge the disciplinary divides. Fifteen chapters come up with a number of common themes. Collectively, the authors address the need to better understand the diversity of family-related migration and its resulting family forms and practices, to question, if not counter, simplistic assumptions about migrant families in public discourses, to study family migration from a mix of disciplinary perspectives at various levels and via different methodological approaches and to acknowledge the state's role in shaping family-related migration, practices and lives"--Publisher's description
Politics, Geography and Social Stratification (Routledge Library Editions by Keith Hoggart( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The major themes explored in this book, originally published in 1986, are the political resonances of social stratification and change; the growing distance between the working class and the providers of social services; and the role of locality in social reproduction. The relationship between society and space is the subject of a major debate in developed countries. The key questions are about just how far spatial patterns and local conditions affect social relations and stratification and how far they shape collective action, electoral responses and class
 
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Writings on cities
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English (214)

Italian (1)

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Writings on citiesMapping women, making politics : feminist perspectives on political geographyGender and international migration in Europe : employment, welfare, and politicsHenri Lefebvre : key writingsBranding cities : cosmopolitanism, parochialism, and social changeHuman geography of the UK : an introductionLabour migrations : women on the move