1st Edition

Ways of Imagining the World

ISBN 9780582288782
Published June 23, 2003 by Routledge
216 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

List of figures

List of boxes

List of tables


List of Abbreviations

Chapter 1 Cultures and landscapes

1.1 The desire for cultural landscapes

1.2 Defining 'culture' and 'landscape'

1.3 Moving through Landscapes


Chapter 2 Changing geographical approaches to cultural landscapes

2.1 Environmental determinism

2.2 The Berkeley School of cultural geography

2.3 'New' cultural geographies

2.4 Texts, expert decoders and real landscapes

2.5 Approaching the cultural landscape


Chapter 3 Landscapes of everyday popular cultures

3.1 Defining the popular

3.2 Everyday landscapes of cultural globalisation

3.3 Everyday landscapes of national identities

3.4 Everyday landscapes of local identities and communities

3.5 Summary

3.6 Notes


Chapter 4 Landscapes of power

4.1 Landscapes of power and power of landscapes

4.2 The power of the state: lanscapes of 'nationhood'

4.3 Capital, class and the rewriting of landscapes

4.4 Race and the inscription of power

4.5 Gendered lanscapes

4.6 Intersecting powers

4.7 Summary

4.8 Notes


Chapter 5 Lanscapes of conflict and resistance

5.1 Conflicting ideologies, contested landscapes

5.2 Symbolic resistance

5.3 Overt conflicts, contested terrains

5.4 Summary


Chapter 6 Landscapes on the margin

6.1 Marginalisation and marginal landscapes

6.2 Obsolete landscapes

6.3 Landscapes of the poor

6.4 Liminal landscapes

6.5 Summary


Chapter 7 Landscapes of the body

7.1 Bodies as social constructions

7.2 Bodies as sites of resistance

7.3 Summary


Chapter 8 The role of Landscapes

8.1 Approaching landscapes

8.2 Politics of landscape

8.3 The contribution of Landscapes

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