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Spaces of Identity: Global Media, Electronic Landscapes and Cultural Boundaries

Spaces of Identity: Global Media, Electronic Landscapes and Cultural Boundaries

1st Edition

David Morley, Kevin Robins
July 20, 1995

We are living through a time when old identities - nation, culture and gender are melting down. Spaces of Identity examines the ways in which collective cultural identities are being reshaped under conditions of a post-modern geography and a communications environment of cable and satellite...

Consuming Places

Consuming Places

1st Edition

JOHN Urry
March 09, 1995

John Urry has been discussing and writing on these and similar questions for the past fifteen years. In Consuming Places, he gathers together his most significant contributions. Urry begins with an extensive review of the connections between society, time and space. The concept of 'society', the...

Discourse Power and Justice

Discourse Power and Justice

1st Edition

Michael Adler, Brian Longhurst
September 22, 1994

First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Confronting Rape: The Feminist Anti-Rape Movement and the State

Confronting Rape: The Feminist Anti-Rape Movement and the State

1st Edition

Nancy A. Matthews
September 01, 1994

Public thinking about sexual assault over the last two decades has changed dramatically for the better. Activists in rape crisis centers can claim a feminist success story, but not always as they would choose. Through her study of six rape crisis centers in Los Angeles, Nancy Matthews shows how the...

Cultural Rights: Technology, Legality and Personality

Cultural Rights: Technology, Legality and Personality

1st Edition

Celia Lury
May 27, 1993

Cultural Rights aims to combine sociology of culture and cultural studies approaches to provide an innovative interpretation of contemporary culture. It develops Walter Benjamin's arguments on the effects of mechanical reproduction by seeing what has happened to originality and authenticity in...

Lifestyle Shopping: The Subject of Consumption

Lifestyle Shopping: The Subject of Consumption

1st Edition

Rob Shields
September 03, 1992

First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Fragmenting Societies?: A Comparative Analysis of Regional and Urban Development

Fragmenting Societies?: A Comparative Analysis of Regional and Urban Development

1st Edition

David C. Thorns
June 04, 1992

First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Places on the Margin: Alternative Geographies of Modernity

Places on the Margin: Alternative Geographies of Modernity

1st Edition

Rob Shields
May 07, 1992

The debate on modernity and postmodernity has awakened interest in the importance of the spatial for cultural formations. But what of those spaces that exist as much in the imagination as in physical reality? This book attempts to develop an alternative geography and sociology of space by examining...

Professions and Patriarchy

Professions and Patriarchy

1st Edition

Anne Witz
January 09, 1992

This impressive and original study is one of the first books to combine mainstream sociology with feminism in exploring the subject of the professions and power.This is an important addition to the corpus of feminist scholarship... It provides fresh insights into the way in which male power has...

Global Finance and Urban Living: A Study of Metropolitan Change

Global Finance and Urban Living: A Study of Metropolitan Change

1st Edition

Leslie Budd, Sam Whimster
January 09, 1992

This incisive inter-disciplinary text provides a major contribution to the study of finance capital and the metropolis. It is the first authoritative account of the momentous changes in the organisation of finance capital that occurred in the 1980s. But it never contents itself with a mere record...

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