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Massey, Doreen B.

Works: 204 works in 802 publications in 5 languages and 12,346 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Producer, zxx, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, Creator, Interviewee
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Doreen B Massey
Rethinking the region by John Allen( )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regions are not simply bounded spaces on a map, this book argues. Using research of England during the 1980s to show how regions are made and unmade by social processes, it examines how lines of division, both social and geographical, were laid down as free-market growth
Space, place, and gender by Doreen B Massey( )

52 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Massey, a leading feminist geographer, develops a notion of spatiality as the product of intersecting social relations. She traces the development of ideas about the social structure of space and place, and relates these concepts to issues of gender and various debates within feminism. A great companion book to Gillian Roses Feminism and Geography (Minnesota 1993)
Spatial divisions of labour : social structures and the geography of production by Doreen B Massey( Book )

59 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and Portuguese and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As with the first edition, this text examines topics such as uneven development, the nature of economic space, and the conceptualization of place by arguing for an approach embedding all these issues in a notion of spatialized social relations. This title includes a new introductory chapter and features a concluding essay addressing key issues in the debates and controversies which followed the initial publication
For space by Doreen B Massey( Book )

39 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questioning the implicit assumptions that we make about space, this text considers conventional notions of social science, as well as demonstrating how a vigorous understanding of space can impact on political consequences
The anatomy of job loss : the how, why, and where of employment decline by Doreen B Massey( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Job loss is one of the most important issues in the capitalist world today: endless reports document the increasing scale of unemployment. This title, first published in 1982, adopted a new approach to the geography of job loss, to assess why redundancy happens and where. Massey and Meegan argue that an increase in dismissal does not necessarily mean that an industry is in decline; rather, it can be the result of a variety of issues, including production for profit and the relationship between industry and location. Throughout the book, discussions about theory and methodology are complemented
Geography matters! : a reader( Book )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space and nature have long been the concerns of human geography, bound up with a strong sense of the importance of place. Understanding how society changes entails understanding the geography of social change. In this new reader, the editors argue for a new way of looking at the relationship between society and its spatial organization, between society and nature, and between the interdependence and unique character of places. First, through a selection of material ranging from the changing geography of class cultures, gender relations, city structures, state power to the processes of international law, the readings demonstrate that neither space nor society can be understood independently of the other. Social change involves spatial change and spatial change affects social organization. The two sides of the relation mediate a geography of change. Second, a number of the articles explore the relation between society and nature, and demonstrate that that, too involves a continuous and changing interrelationship. Nature cannot be understood outside of its social interpretation and use; equally nature, the environment, has an impact upon the quality and future of our lives. Third, this collection presents an approach to the geography of place which has methodological implications for all those in social science who are concerned with the central problem of appreciating the of outcomes without losing sight of general processes of chance. To grasp the dynamic relation between society, space and nature is important not only for human geography, but for all the social sciences. Geography Matters! brings together a wide range of articles, from both geographers and non-geographers. It addresses a series of economic, political and cultural issues from a geographical angle that will put the social distinctiveness of place back on the agenda for all the social sciences
High-tech fantasies : science parks in society, science, and space by Doreen B Massey( Book )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first comprehensive survey and criticism of the economic effectiveness and social impact of science parks. We need to rethink the relation between society, science and space to provide the basis for a socially progressive science
City worlds by Doreen B Massey( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drawing on our spatial imaginations, City Worlds prompts a distinctive understanding of cities. Exploring how different worlds within the city are brought into close proximity, this book demonstrates that cities in the world are essentially open, their very dynamism being a function of their interconnectedness. Analysing cities through this spatial understanding, City Worlds outlines new ways to address some of the ambiguities of cities: their promise and potential, their problems and threats."--Jacket
Unsettling cities by John Allen( Book )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is part of a series produced in association with the Open University and forms part of the Open University course DD304: Understanding cities
Politics and method : contrasting studies in industrial geography by Doreen B Massey( Book )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
World city by Doreen B Massey( Book )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on London to examine the importance of all cities in a geographical and political context, Massey tells the story of the rise of a new class, of deepening inequality, and of the geographical imaginations that are mobilised to legitimate the increasing dominance of powerful metropoles
Spatial politics : essays for Doreen Massey by David Featherstone( )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This critical engagement with Doreen Massey's ground-breaking work in geographic theory and its relationship to politics features specially commissioned essays from former students and colleagues, as well as the artists, political figures and activists whose thinking she has helped to shape. It seeks to mark and take forward her compelling contributions to geographical theorizing and political debate."--Publisher's website
Human geography today by Doreen B Massey( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A place in the world? : places, cultures and globalization( Book )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alternative frameworks for analysis by Doreen B Massey( Book )

14 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicaragua by Doreen B Massey( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Economy in question( Book )

18 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geographical worlds by John Allen( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How we imagine the world to be, and how we represent it to others, lie at the heart of geography. Geographical Worlds sets out what it means to think geographically in a world that is changing in ways that bring to the fore questions of space, place and nature. In short it offers an introduction to the geographical imagination." "Starting with the variety of ways in which we represent the world to ourselves and others through maps, travel brochures, novels, television programmes and the like - the book draws attention to the disputed nature of geographical knowledge. It demonstrates how our understanding of the world, its shape, character and places within it, reflects the unequal balance of power in society. Within this context, the contributors go on to show how geographical thinking enables us to grasp the 'local' and the 'global' and the connections between the two. Central, here, is the fact that in this much-vaunted age of globalization, unevenness and inequality are built into the very way that such connections are drawn."--BOOK JACKET
Capital and land : landownership by capital in Great Britain by Doreen B Massey( Book )

11 editions published in 1978 in English and Italian and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uneven re-development : cities and regions in transition : a reader by Doreen B Massey( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Rethinking the region
Space, place, and genderSpatial divisions of labour : social structures and the geography of productionFor spaceGeography matters! : a readerHigh-tech fantasies : science parks in society, science, and spaceCity worldsUnsettling citiesPolitics and method : contrasting studies in industrial geography
Alternative Names
Doreen Massey britische Geographin

Doreen Massey Brits geopolitica

Doreen Massey britská geografka

Doreen Massey İngiliz coğrafyacı ve sosyal bilimler uzmanı.

Massey, D. 1944-

Massey, D. (Doreen), 1944-

Massey Doreen

Massey, Doreen 1944-

Massey, Doreen 1944-2016

Massey Doreen B.

Massey, Doreen B. 1944-

Massey Doreen Barbara

Massey, Doreen Barbara 1944-

Massey, Doreen Barbara 1944-2016

Дорин Мэсси

دورين ماسي

دورین مسی

매시, 도린 1944-


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