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The Power of geography : how territory shapes social life

Author: Jennifer R Wolch; M J Dear
Publisher: Boston : Unwin Hyman, 1989.
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A collection of essays focusing on how territory (defined as geographically-organized human activity) shapes social life, and exploring some of the consequences. It shows how routine practices of  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Power of geography.
Boston : Unwin Hyman, 1989
(OCoLC)647422086
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer R Wolch; M J Dear
ISBN: 0044450567 :£30.00 9780044450566 :£30.00 0044452284 : 9780044452287
OCLC Number: 17873129
Description: xvi, 393 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: How territory shapes social life / Michael J. Dear and Jennifer R. Wolch --
The geographical foundations and social regulation of flexible production complexes / Michael Storper and Allen J. Scott --
Collective consumption / Steven Pinch --
The politics of turf and the question of class / Kevin R. Cox --
Class and gender relations in the local labor market and the local state / Ruth Fincher --
A feminist perspective of employment restructuring and gentrification : the case of Montréal / Damaris Rose --
The mobility of capital and the immobility of female labor : responses to economic restructuring / Gerda R. Wekerle and Brent Rutherford --
Interpretive practices, the state and the locale / Nicholas K. Blomley --
The shadow state : transformations in the voluntary sector / Jennifer R. Wolch. Social reproduction and housing alternatives : cooperative housing in post-war Canada / Vera Chouinard --
Privatization and dependency on the local welfare state / Glenda Laws --
"Enough to drive one mad" : the organization of space in 19th-century lunatic asylums / Chris Philo --
Incorporation theory and the reproduction of community fabric / Geraldine Pratt --
Community exclusion of the mentally ill / S. Martin Taylor --
Mirrors of power : reflective professionals in the neighborhood / Dana Cuff --
The grassroots in action : gays and seniors capture the local state in West Hollywood, California / Adam Moos --
Disability and the reproduction of bodily images : the dynamics of human appearances / Harlan Hahn.
Responsibility: edited by Jennifer Wolch, Michael Dear.

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