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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... social theory.3 This is a proposition that appeals , naturally enough , to empiricists , who deal only in the given as it gives itself and who continually mistake a minute description of some regularity for theory . But it also finds ...
... social theory lends to a consideration of the four major concerns of what I shall call the structurationist ' school ' . I will want to argue that these concerns are crucial to any non - functionalist Marxist social theory , which must ...
... social theory . This does not just mean that social theory must be historically and geographically specific . More importantly , social theory must be about the time - space constitution of social structure right from the start . Thus ...
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