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The geography of the everyday : toward an understanding of the given

Author: Robert E Sullivan
Publisher: Athens, Georgia : University of Georgia Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Anthropologists, psychologists, feminists, and sociologists have long studied the 'everyday,' the quotidian, the taken-for-granted; however, geographers have lagged behind in engaging with this slippery aspect of reality. Now, Rob Sullivan makes the case for geography as a powerful conceptual framework for seeing the everyday anew and for pushing back against its 'givenness': its capacity to so fade into the  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Sullivan
ISBN: 9780820351667 0820351660
OCLC Number: 1127440508
Description: 1 online resource (196 p.)
Contents: Starting with Goffman and ending with Foucault --
The spacetimeplace "thing" --
Time goes vertical; space yields in --
What Marx brought in from the cold : reproduction --
Bringing in the body --
Bring in geography.
Responsibility: by Rob Sullivan.

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Makes the case for geography as a powerful conceptual framework for seeing the everyday anew and for pushing back against its ""givenness"". Drawing on a number of theorists, Rob Sullivan unpacks the  Read more...

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