Timespace: Geographies of Temporality

Curatore: Jon May, Nigel Thrift
Anno: 2001
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 336 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 235 x 159 mm
Peso: 499 gr.
  • EAN: 9780415180849
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Timespace undermines the old certainties of time and space by arguing that these dimensions do not exist singly, but only as a hybrid process term. The issue of space has perhaps been over-emphasised and it is essential that processes of everyday existence, such as globalisation and environmental issues and also notions such as gender, race and ethnicity, are looked at with a balanced time-space analysis. The social and cultural consequences of this move are traced through a series of studies which deploy different perspectives - structural, phenomenological and even Buddhist - in order to make things meet up. The contributors provide an overview of the history of time and introduce the concepts of time and space together, across a range of disciplines. The themes discussed are of importance for cultural geography, sociology, anthropology, cultural and media studies, and psychology.