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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... Empirical Knowledge The stock of empirical knowledge is built up as a result of the general process of rationalisation of knowledge , 19 which has a double interpretation as the proffering of a rational explanation and the organisation ...
... knowledge and to the type of knowledge can be seen by considering what , historically , has been a transitory form between systems of practical knowledge and systems of empirical knowledge ( and between oral and literate cultures ) ...
... empirical knowledge . But there are two countervailing tendencies , which can be traced before the nineteenth century but which now become different facets of the same process of mobilisation of social groups around various specialised ...
On the Determination of Social Action in Space and Time
A Geography of Knowledge
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