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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... 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 , doubt is an all - pervasive phenom- enon of high modernity ...
... increasingly bound up in aristocratic mores and practices . Such a depiction of a kind of mimetic aristocracy is now regarded with increasing suspicion . Current opinion on the class status of the directors and partners of the City is ...
... increasingly texts constituted ' the City ' . They ' kept the City informed about itself ' ( Michie , 1992 , p . 184 ) . Starting with Lloyd's List in 1734 , the financial press became increasingly important ( Parsons , 1989 ) . Thus in ...
On the Determination of Social Action in Space and Time
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