Dr Jo Southworth

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Teaching Fellow

Contact details

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Postgraduate supervision

Jo Southworth's current research interests can be divided into the following areas:

Public geographies and pedagogy: thinking through how to get volunteering into the undergraduate curriculum as part of a larger working group on public geographies
Urban communities and urban social issues
Geographies of race, ethnicity and religion: religious communities and welfare, mixed-ethnic communities, multiracial communities; identity politics and policy implications; building cohesive communities; especially relating to Britain and America
Statistical and census geographies; the social use/misuse of statistics; the racial, ethnic and religious map of Britain and America and its implications; the importance of being counted and its links to identity


Recent publications


Southworth, J 2001, 'Count me in?', Radical Statistics, vol. 78, pp. 32-39.


Cook, I, Chilvers, J, Donovan, RG, Evans, J, Griffiths, H, Harrison, M, Harvatt, J, Jenkins, L, Jones, P, [No Value], NV, Sadler, J, Slater, T & Southworth, J 2006, 'New public geographies', Public sociologies, public geographies, 1/01/06.

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