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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... Human Agents What is a human agent ? This is a short enough question but it requires a long answer . What I want to suggest is that in many contemporary theories of social action , the conception of the human agent is deficient . Human ...
... human agent . If nothing else , they show that rationalism still holds much of social science in a terrible stranglehold . Human agents are rational beings , living in a theoretical world . But what of the real social world , as opposed ...
Nigel Thrift. The conception of the human agent that springs from these prescriptions is very different from that found in most theories of social action . Human agents are not rounded theoretical beings , receiving information ...
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