Postmodern Geography: Theory and Praxis / Edition 1

Postmodern Geography: Theory and Praxis / Edition 1

by Claudio Minca
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Postmodern Geography: Theory and Praxis / Edition 1

This edited collection brings together some of the most authoritative voices in contemporary debates in geography: Michael Dear, Giuseppe Dematteis, Franco Farinelli, Cindy Katz, Don Mitchell, Gunnar Olsson, Neil Smith and Edward Soja to address the question of 'praxis' within broader discussions of the postmodern in geography.

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ISBN-13: 9780631225591
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/28/2001
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. (Claudio Minca).

1. The Post Modern Turn. (Michael Dear).

Part I: Cities.

2. Exploring the Postmetropolis. (Edward W. Soja).

3. Postmodern Geographical Praxis? Postmodern Impulse and the War against Homeless People in the "Post-Justice" City. (Don Mitchell).

4. Hiding the Target: Social Reproduction in the Privatized Urban Environment. (Cindi Katz).

Part II: Scales.

5. Shifting Cities. (Giuseppe Dematteis).

6. Adventures of a Barong: A Worm's-Eye View of Global Formation. (Steven Flusty).

7. Rescaling Politics: Geography, Globalism and the New Urbanism. (Neil Smith).

Part III: Mappings.

8. Millenial Geographics. (Denis Cosgrove and Luciana De Lima Martins).

9. Postmodern Temptations. (Claudio Minca).

10. Paradoxes of Modern and Postmodern Geography: Heterotopia of Landscape and Cartographic Logic. (Vincenzo Guarrasi).

11. Mapping the Global, or the Metaquantum Economics of Myth. (Franco Farinelli) 12. Washed in a Washing Machine™. (Gunnar Olsson).

Afterword. (Edward W. Soja).


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