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Author Gieseking, Jen Jack.

Title The People, Place, and Space Reader
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (481 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Editors biographies; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Section 1 Diverse Conceptions between People, Place, and Space; Editors' Introduction and Suggestions for Further Reading; 1 Constructing Differences in Public Spaces: Race, Class, and Gender as Interlocking Systems (1996); 2 Spacetime and the World (2005); 3 Psychological Ecology (1943); 4 Junkspace (2002); 5 One Place after Another: Notes on Site Specificity (1997); 6 Spatializing Culture: An Engaged Anthropological Approach to Space and Place (2014)
14 The Idea of Chinatown: The Power of Place and Institutional Practice in the Making of a Racial Category (1987)15 The Brandon Archive (2005); 16 The Poor Little Rich Man (1900); 17 Migration, Material Culture and Tragedy: Four Moments in Caribbean Migration (2008); Section 4 Power, Subjectivity, and Space; Editors' Introduction and Suggestions for Further Reading; 18 Tall Storeys (2008); 19 Desire and the Prosthetics of Supervision: A Case of Maquiladora Flexibility (2001); 20 Mothers Reclaiming Our Children (2007)
21 The Social Becomes the Spatial, the Spatial Becomes the Social: Enclosures, Social Change and the Becoming of Places in the Swedish Province of Skåne (1985)22 Software-sorted Geographies (2005); 23 The Habitus and the Space of Life-styles (1984); Section 5 Meanings of Home; Editors' Introduction and Suggestions for Further Reading; 24 Domesticity (1986); 25 Disability, Embodiment and the Meaning of the Home (2004); 26 You Got to Remember You Live in Public Housing: Place-making in an American Housing Project'' (2008); 27 The House as Symbol of the Self (1974); 28 Home Rules (1994)
29 Home: Territory and Identity (2000)Section 6 "Public" and "Private"; Editors' Introduction and Suggestions for Further Reading; 30 Putting the Public Back into Public Space (1998); 31 To Go Again to Hyde Park: Public Space, Rights, and Social Justice (2003); 32 Contesting Crime, Order, and Migrant Spaces in Beijing (2001); 33 Privacy Could Only Be Had in Public: Gay Uses of the Streets (1995); 34 People Who Live in Glass Houses: Edith Farnsworth, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and Phillip Johnson (1998); 35 The Prison of "Public Space" (2008); Section 7 The Urban Experience
Section 2 Human Perception and Environmental ExperienceEditors' Introduction and Suggestions for Further Reading; 7 Psychological Maps of Paris (1970); 8 The City Image and Its Elements (1960); 9 The Theory of Affordances (1979); 10 Spatial Invasion (1969); 11 Theory of the Dérive and Definitions (1958); Section 3 Place and Identity; Editors' Introduction and Suggestions for Further Reading; 12 Place-identity: Physical World Socialization of the Self (1983); 13 Urban Landscape History: The Sense of Place and the Politics of Space (1995)
Summary The People, Place, and Space Reader brings together the writings of scholars, designers, and activists from a variety of fields to make sense of the makings and meanings of the world we inhabit. They help us to understand the relationships between people and the environment at all scales, and to consider the active roles individuals, groups, and social structures play in creating the environments in which people live, work, and play. These readings highlight the ways in which space and place are produced through large- and small-scale social, political, and economic practices, and
Notes Editors' Introduction and Suggestions for Further Reading
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Subject Environmental psychology.
Human ecology.
Public spaces.
Social ecology.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Form Electronic book
Author Katz, Cindi, 1954-
Low, Setha
Mangold, William.
Saegert, Susan.
ISBN 1317811887 (electronic bk.)
9781317811886 (electronic bk.)