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Becoming Places : Urbanism

Author: Kim Dovey
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This book is about the practices and politics of place and identity formation - the slippery ways in which who we are becomes wrapped up with where we are. Drawing on the social theories of Deleuze and Bourdieu, the book analyzes the sense of place as socio-spatial assemblage and as embodied habitus, through a broad range of case studies from nationalist monuments and new urbanist suburbs to urban laneways and avant  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Dovey
ISBN: 9780203875001 0203875001
OCLC Number: 437143071
Description: 1 online resource (214 pages)
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of figures and sources; Preface and acknowledgements; Part I Ideas; Chapter 1: Making Sense of Place; Chapter 2: Place as Assemblage; Chapter 3: Silent Complicities; Chapter 4: Limits of Critical Architecture; Part II Places; Chapter 5: Slippery Characters: Defending and Creating Place Identities; Chapter 6: Becoming Prosperous: Informal Urbanism in Yogyakarta; Chapter 7: Urbanizing Architecture; Chapter 8: Open Court: Transparency and Legitimation in the Courthouse; Chapter 9: Safety Becomes Danger: Drug Use in Public Space. Chapter 10: New Orders: Monas and Merdeka SquareChapter 11: Urban Slippage: Smooth and Striated Streetscapes in Bangkok; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Architecture / Identity / Power.

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This book is about the practices and politics of place and identity formation - the slippery ways in which who we are becomes wrapped up with where we are. Drawing on the social theories of Deleuze and Bourdieu, the book analyzes the sense of place as socio-spatial assemblage and as embodied habitus, through a broad range of case studies from nationalist monuments and new urbanist suburbs to urban laneways and avant garde interiors.

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