Spatial Practices: Critical Exploration in Social/Spatial Theory

Spatial Practices: Critical Exploration in Social/Spatial Theory

by Helen Liggett
     
 

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… See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803951143
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/23/1995
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Spatial Practices - Helen Liggett and David C Perry
An Introduction
Strategy and History in Professional Practice - Raphaël Fischler
Planning as World Making
If Only the City Could Speak - Robert A Beauregard
The Politics of Representation
The Great Frame-Up - M Christine Boyer
Fantastic Appearances in Contemporary Spatial Politics
Black Politics on the Apollo's Stage - Stuart Alan Clarke
The Return of the Handkerchief Heads
The Rise of the New Walled Cities - Dennis R Judd
Regulation and Flexible Specialization as Theories of Capitalist Development - Richard A Walker
Challengers to Marx and Schumpeter?
Making Space - David C Perry
Planning as a Mode of Thought
City Sights/Sites of Memories and Dreams - Helen Liggett

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