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Spatial Formations

Nigel Thrift - 1996 - Social Science - No preview available
This essential guide to social theory and space is written by one of the leading writers in the field. Nigel Thrift explores the interconnections among people, places and things and demonstrates why they must be examined in relation to each other ...

Curating Architecture and the City

Sarah Chaplin, Alexandra Stara - 2009 - Architecture - No preview available
Striking a balance between theoretical investigations and case studies, this book addresses the collection, representation and exhibition of architecture and the built environment. International in scope, this collection investigates curation ...

The Perception of the Environment: Essays on Livelihood, Dwelling and Skill

Tim Ingold - 2000 - Social Science - Limited preview
An integrated approach to understanding how people live, learn, work in and perceive their environments.

The Practice of Everyday Life, Volume 1

Michel de Certeau - 1988 - Conduct of life in literature - No preview available
In this incisive book, Michel de Certeau considers the uses to which social representation and modes of social behavior are put by individuals and groups, describing the tactics available to the common man for reclaiming his own autonomy from the ...

The Architecture of Emergence: The Evolution of Form in Nature and Civilisation

Michael Weinstock - 2010 - Architecture - No preview available
Emergence is one of the most exciting new fields in architecture today, gaining interest from not only academics and students but also leading professionals, with directors from Fosters, Arup and Bentley Systems all attending the most recent ...

Team 10 Primer

Alison Smithson - 1968 - Architecture - Snippet view

Museums, Society, Inequality

Richard Sandell - 2002 - Social Science - No preview available
This exellent book brings together diverse perspectives from across the globe to explore the wide-ranging social roles and responsibilities of the museum.

Dialogism: Bakhtin and His World

Michael Holquist - 2002 - Literary Criticism - Limited preview
Michael Holquist's masterly study draws on all of Bakhtin's known writings, providing a comprehensive account of his achievement. This edition includes a new introduction, concluding chapter and a fully updated bibliography.Mikhail Bakhtin's ...

A Companion to Museum Studies

Sharon Macdonald - 2011 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
A Companion to Museum Studies captures the multidisciplinary approach to the study of the development, roles, and significance of museums in contemporary society. Collects first-rate original essays by leading figures from a range of disciplines ...

The Body's Recollection of Being: Phenomenological Psychology and the ...

David Michael Kleinberg-Levin - 1985 - Body, Human - No preview available
Expands our understanding of the human potential of spiritual self-realization by interpreting it as the developing of a bodily-felt awareness informing our behaviour.