Making Place

Making Place

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Space and place have become central to analysis of culture and history in the humanities and social sciences. Making Place examines how people engage the material and social worlds of the urban environment via the rhythms of everyday life and how bodily responses are implicated in the making and experiencing of place. The contributors introduce the concept of spatial ethnography, a new methodological approach that incorporates both material and abstract perspectives in the study of people and place, and encourages consideration of the various levelsa€”from the personal to the planetarya€”at which spatial change occurs. The booka€™s case studies come from Costa Rica, Colombia, India, Austria, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States.Pakistan, and India began settling in this neighborhood.22 New stores and services catering to the new residents ... Today the convenience store part of the building has been converted into the restaurant; the auto repair area remains as itanbsp;...

Title:Making Place
Author:Arijit Sen, Lisa Silverman
Publisher:Indiana University Press - 2014-02-13


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