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Download e-book for iPad: Becoming Places: Urbanism / Architecture / Identity / Power by Kim Dovey

By Kim Dovey

About the practices and politics of position and identification formation – the slippery ways that who we're turns into wrapped up with the place we are – this publication exposes the family members of position to energy. It hyperlinks daily features of position event to the social theories of Deleuze and Bourdieu in a truly readable demeanour. this can be a booklet that takes the social critique of equipped shape one other step via distinct fieldwork and research specifically case studies.

Through a extensive variety of case reports from nationalist monuments and new urbanist suburbs to city laneways and avant garde interiors, questions are explored resembling: what's local personality? How do squatter settlements paintings and does it subject what they appear to be? Can structure unencumber? How do monuments and public areas form or stabilize nationwide identity?

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