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The Resource Places on the Margin : Alternative Geographies of Modernity

Places on the Margin : Alternative Geographies of Modernity

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Places on the Margin : Alternative Geographies of Modernity
Title
Places on the Margin
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Alternative Geographies of Modernity
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Language
eng
Summary
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 p̀laces on the margin'
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International Library of Sociology
Places on the Margin : Alternative Geographies of Modernity
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Places on the Margin : Alternative Geographies of Modernity
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Half Tilte -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- List of illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- PART ONE -- INTRODUCTION: PLACES ON THE MARGIN -- Margin and periphery -- Early approaches: a review in the form of critique -- Synopsis -- 1 ALTERNATIVE GEOGRAPHIES OF MODERNITY -- Social spatialisation -- The social construction of the spatial -- Social spatialisations and the sense of place -- PART TWO -- 2 RITUAL PLEASURES OF A SEASIDE RESORT: LIMINALITY, CARNIVALESQUE, AND DIRTY WEEKENDS -- Clinic Brighton 1730-1820 -- The system of pleasure -- Leisure spaces: liminality and carnival -- Mods, Rockers and turf gangs: carnivals of violence -- Dirty weekends and the carnival of sex -- 3 NIAGARA FALLS: HONEYMOON CAPITAL OF THE WORLD -- Historical reaction to Niagara Falls -- Tourist rituals: 'The fashionable, the opulent and the learned congregate here' -- Honey lunacy: practice and image -- Explanations of the Niagara Falls honeymoon -- The North American geomancy of waterfalls -- Liminality, rites de passage, and tourism -- Conclusion -- 4 THE TRUE NORTH STRONG AND FREE -- Images and realities -- Nordicity -- A brief history of Northern images -- The nationalistic 'tradition' of images -- Conclusion -- 5 THE NORTH-SOUTH DIVIDE IN ENGLAND -- North and South: a literary history -- The 'North' in British realist cinema -- The 'North' in Coronation Street -- The 'North' of England -- The 'North-South Divide' rhetoric of the 1980s -- Conclusion -- PART THREE -- 6 SYNTHESIS AND IMPLICATIONS -- Synthesis -- Themes of distinction-by-division and community identity -- Implications -- Alternative geographies of modernity: the postmodern outlook -- BIBLIOGRAPHIES -- Theoretical works -- Brighton and the 'dirty weekend' -- Niagara Falls -- The True North Strong and Free -- The 'North-South Divide' in England -- Name index
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1 online resource (350 pages)
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online
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9781136134364
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Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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