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Spatial Practices : Critical Exploration in Social/Spatial Theory - Helen Liggett

Spatial Practices

Critical Exploration in Social/Spatial Theory

By: Helen Liggett (Editor), David Perry (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st April 1995
ISBN: 9780803951150
Number Of Pages: 264

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This is a collection of essays by leading scholars in political science, geography, urban studies and planning. The contributors take a postmodern, critical approach to representations of the city and space, spatial practices and analysis. Chapters address such issues as the history and strategy of planning, walled cities and modern development, theories of capitalist development and modes of production, and urban planning.

Spatial Practices
An Introduction
Strategy and History in Professional Practice
Planning as World Making
If Only the City Could Speak
The Politics of Representation
The Great Frame-Up
Fantastic Appearances in Contemporary Spatial Politics
Black Politics on the Apollo's Stage
The Return of the Handkerchief Heads
The Rise of the New Walled Cities
Regulation and Flexible Specialization as Theories of Capitalist Development
Challengers to Marx and Schumpeter?
Making Space
Planning as a Mode of Thought
City Sights/Sites of Memories and Dreams
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ISBN: 9780803951150
ISBN-10: 0803951159
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 1st April 1995
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.44  x 1.96
Weight (kg): 0.5