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Places on the margin : alternative geographies of modernity

Author: Rob Shields
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1992.
Series: International library of sociology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The debate on modernity and postmodernity has awakened interest in the importance of the spatial for cultural formations. Rob Shields has here developed an alternative geography and sociology of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Shields
ISBN: 0415080223 9780415080224 0415040914 9780415040914
OCLC Number: 24910429
Description: xiii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Part One: Introduction, Places on the Margin, 1. Margin and Periphery, 2. Early Approaches: A Review in the Form of Critique 3. Synopsis: Chapter One: Alternative Geographies of Modernity, 1. Social Spatialisation, i. Bourdieu's Habitus, ii. Foucault, 2. The Social Construction of the Spatial, iii. Realist Visions, iv. Lefebvre, 3. Social Spatialisations and the 'Sense of Place': Part Two: Chapter Two: Ritual Pleasures of a Seaside Resort, Chapter Three: Niagara Falls: Honeymoon Capital of the World, Chapter Four: The True North Strong and Free, Chapter Five: The North-South Divide in England: Part Three: Chapter Six: Synthesis and Implications, Bibliography
Series Title: International library of sociology.
Responsibility: Rob Shields.

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