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Place/culture/representation

Author: James S Duncan; David Ley
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1993.
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Spatial and cultural analysis have recently found much common ground, focusing in particular on the nature of the city. Place/Culture/Representation brings together new and established voices involved in the reshaping of cultural geography. The authors argue that as we write our geographies we are not just representing some reality, we are creating meaning. Writing becomes as much about the author as it is about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Place/culture/representation.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1993
(DLC) 92037659
(OCoLC)27034533
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James S Duncan; David Ley
ISBN: 9781135860288 1135860289
OCLC Number: 830323944
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 341 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Author and authority : writing the new cultural geography / Denis Cosgrove, Mona Domosh --
Sites of representation : place, time and the discourse of the other / James Duncan --
Spectacle and text : landscape metaphors in cultural geography / Stephen Daniels, Denis Cosgrove --
Lie that blinds : destabilizing the text of landscape / Jonathan Smith --
Revaluing the house / Deryck Holdsworth --
Public housing in single-industry towns : changing landscapes of paternalism / Don Mitchell --
Co-operative housing as a moral landscape : re-examining "The Postmodern City" / David Ley --
Myths and meanings of gentrification / Caroline Mills --
"This heaven gives me migraines" : the problems and promise of landscapes of leisure / Stacy Warren. Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development : the culture-building process within an institution / Paul Kariya --
Multiculturalism : representing a Canadian institution / Audrey Kobayashi --
Representing power : the politics and poetics of urban form in the Kandyan Kingdom / James Duncan --
Representing space : space, scale and culture in social science / John Agnew --
Interventions in the historical geography of modernity : social theory, spatiality and the politics of representation / Derek Gregory --
Reading, community and a sense of place / Brian Stock.
Responsibility: edited by James Duncan and David Ley.

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Discussing authorial power, landscape metaphor and the notions of community and sense of place, this explores the ways in which spatial and cultural analysis have found much common ground in making  Read more...

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