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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... Giddens's ontological framework ( which is , of course , only a small part of his copious corpus ) , and for two reasons . First , Giddens quite clearly wants to make an ontological turn in social theory comparable with , and to a ...
... Giddens's impoverished notion of the unconscious . It is , in fact , quite difficult to work out whether Giddens has a theory of the unconscious or whether it is simply a supplement which enables him to privilege prac- tical ...
... Giddens's work against such a charge . Giddens's notion of social theory is in the altogether more modest Wittgensteinian mode of seeing connections through illuminating comparisons ( Monk , 1990 ) ; theory is quite simply a way of ...
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