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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... turn , this stance has four consequences . First , it has led me towards ' flatter ' theories of society , theories which see society as neither an underlying code nor an inscribed surface but rather as more or less spatially and ...
... turn ' in the social sciences and humanities , suggesting that this turn has too often cut us off from much that is most interesting about human practices , most especially their embodied and situated nature , by stressing certain ...
... turn to one of these ordering centres the City of London - to exemplify some of the points made in this and the first part of the chapter ( Figure 6.1 ) . In describing the City of London , it is important to note that it is not a ...
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