SAGE Publications, 1996 M06 13 - 384 páginas
This essential guide to social theory and space is written by one of the leading writers in the field. Nigel Thrift explores the interconnections among people, places and things and demonstrates why they must be examined in relation to each other rather than in isolation - as is too often the case.
Spatial Formations presents a formidable analysis of how space is socially constructed, unmade and reconstructed. Thrift provides the reader with a direct understanding of how social theory can be used to make sense of spatial forms and practices, and how spatial relations are made durable over space and time. These themes are developed through case studies, ranging from medieval time consciousness to the modern usage of m
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... City of London - to exemplify some of the points made in this and the first part of the chapter ( Figure 6.1 ) . In describing the City of London , it is important to note that it is not a static object of study . In particular , the ...
... city was based on ethnicity . The city was often seen , precisely because of its social structure , as a very ' English ' place . But this sense of Englishness was necessarily ambivalent , since the history of the City's success was in ...
... City . People come from more diverse backgrounds . As a result , the networks that run the City are increasingly constructed out of the demands of reflexivity and not just social structure . Personal relationships are still vital in the ...
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