Law, Place and Maps

Balancing Protection and Exclusion

By Antonia Layard

© 2014 – Routledge

224 pages

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Hardback: 9780415524926
pub: 2016-06-01

About the Book

Law, Place & Maps: Balancing Protection and Exclusion analyse law’s distinctively normative contribution to place-making. In an original, cross-disciplinary, analysis drawing on scholarship in law, geography, philosophy and politics, Antonia Layard considers how, both formally and formally, law operates in the fixing of borders that both protect and exclude. Centred upon four legal case studies – on public space; housing regulation; rules on the manifestation of religion; and geographic indications in intellectual property law – the book pursues a critical geographical consideration of how place is integral to ideas about identity, belonging and territory. It will be of much interest to critical legal geographers and socio-legal scholars, as well as planning, environmental, intellectual property, housing and land use lawyers.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I Law, Place And Space; Chapter 1 Scholarship On Place And Space; Chapter 2 Laws Of Place And Space; Chapter 3: Law, Maps & Boundaries; Chapter 4: Place, Connection & Separation; Part II Creating Protected Places Through Law; Chapter 5 Residential Authenticity; Chapter 6 Public Spaces And Private Places; Chapter 7 Religious And Secular Places; Chapter 8 Protecting Place-Based Knowledge And Practice; Part III: Balancing Protection And Exclusion; Chapter 9 Place & Protection; Chapter 10 Place & Exclusion; Conclusion

About the Author

Antonia Layard is based at the University of Bristol.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / General
LAW / Jurisprudence
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography