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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... become , partly because of this expansion of expertise , increasingly contingent and overlapping , ' the result of a puzzling diversity of options and possibilities ' ( Giddens , 1991 , p . 3 ) from which choices can be made . Thus ...
... become the major sources of information on creditworthiness , not only for corporations but also for financial institutions , local governments and nation states . Two agencies - Moody's ( owned by Dun and Bradstreet ) and Standard and ...
... become so highly differentiated and polycentric that no centre could coordinate all diverse interactions , organisations and institutions . Nor is there a single functionally dominant system which could , pace marxists , determine ...
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