Repressed spaces : the poetics of agoraphobia (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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Repressed spaces : the poetics of agoraphobia

Author: Paul Carter
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Repressed Spaces Paul Carter tours the cultural history of agoraphobia, the fear of open space. There have been many attempts to explain and treat the condition: urban designers have linked it to bad city planning; psychoanalysts, calling it 'street panic', have blamed it on the Oedipus complex; psychiatrists have tied it to existential insecurity; feminists have rooted it in the violence of the male gaze;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Carter
ISBN: 9781861891280 1861891288
OCLC Number: 50214556
Description: 253 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : Signposts --
Turning out --
Driving --
Alighting --
Meeting.
Responsibility: Paul Carter.
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In "Repressed Spaces", Paul Carter tours the cultural history of agoraphobia. Along the way the author provides important lessons for architects and urban planners.  Read more...

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... a valuable source of ideas, allowing the reader to begin to draw together the disparate threads of agoraphobic cultural theory. The potential for explorations into an environmental unconscious is Read more...

 
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