Geographies of Resistance

Geographies of Resistance

by Michael Keith
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415154979

ISBN-13: 9780415154970

Pub. Date: 06/25/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Until very recently questions of resistance seemed straightforward, addressed in terms of an analysis of power.
This book demonstrates how new, radical geographies of resistance emerge, develop and operate. Radical cultural politics, exemplified by the black, feminist and gay liberation, has developed struggles to turn sites of oppression and discrimination

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Until very recently questions of resistance seemed straightforward, addressed in terms of an analysis of power.
This book demonstrates how new, radical geographies of resistance emerge, develop and operate. Radical cultural politics, exemplified by the black, feminist and gay liberation, has developed struggles to turn sites of oppression and discrimination into spaces of resistance. Post-colonial and queer theory have opened up new political spaces. Whether resistance is an act of transgression (crossing borders), opposition (such as constructing barricades), or everyday endurance (staying in place), these are geographies where space is constitutive of the social. Leading contemporary geographers draw on material from around the world, including Israel, Nepal, Canada, Philippines, Australia and Nigeria. Recasting current themes in critical human geography - politics, identity and place - the contributors introduce unexplored notions of resistance, offering exciting insights for those exploring social, cultural, urban, political and development issues in different worlds of change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415154970
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/25/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

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