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Images of the street : planning, identity, and control in public space

Author: Nicholas R Fyfe
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Images of the Street subjects the street to sustained critical scrutiny, enriching and extending our understanding of the making and meaning of urban space.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Images of the street.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1998
(DLC) 97050288
(OCoLC)38150161
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas R Fyfe
ISBN: 0203026497 9780203026496 9780415154413 0415154413 9786610435562 6610435561 9781134734412 1134734417 9781134734368 1134734360 9781134734405 1134734409
OCLC Number: 69243249
Notes: Papers presented at a conference at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow in 1996.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 286 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : reading the street --
pt. 1. Planning and design: Totalitarianism and the street in fascist Rome / David Atkinson. Changing places : perspectives and the development of a municipal suburban streetscape / Gerry Mooney. The death of the boulevard / John R. Gold. The visualisation of the street : computer modelling and urban design / Richard M. Levy --
pt. 2. Social identities and social practices: Displaying sexuality : gendered identities and the early nineteenth-century street / Jane Rendell. The social space of disability in colonial Melbourne / Brendan Gleeson --
Homelessness and the street : observations from Britain, Canada and the United States / Gerald Daly. Theatres of cruelty, rivers of desire : the erotics of the street / David Bell and Jon Binnie. Of heroes, fools and fisher kings : cinematic representations of street myths and hysterical males / Stuart C. Aitken and Chris Lukinbeal. The street in the making of popular geographical knowledge / David Crouch. Domesticating the street : the contested spaces of the high street and the mall / Peter Jackson. Food and the production of the civilised street / Gill Valentine --
The culture of the Indian street / Tim Edensor --
pt. 3. Control and resistance: Policing contested space : on patrol at Smiley and Huser / Steve Herbert. Urban renaissance and the street : spaces of control and contestation / Loretta Lees. "The eyes upon the street" : closed-circuit television surveillance and the city / Nicholas R. Fyfe and Jon Bannister. Night discourse : producing/consuming meaning on the street / Tim Cresswell.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas R. Fyfe.

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'Images of the Street provides a fascinating set of encounters with the debate on control, consumption and resistance in the modern city.' AREA December 1999

 
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