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Images of the Street Nicholas Fyfe

Images of the Street By Nicholas Fyfe

Images of the Street by Nicholas Fyfe


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Summary

Images of the Streetsubjects the street to sustained critical scrutiny, enriching and extending our understanding of the making and meaning of urban space.

Images of the Street Summary

Images of the Street: Planning, Identity and Control in Public Space by Nicholas Fyfe

Images of the Street captures the vitality, excitements and tensions of the street. Using examples from the U.K, India, Australia and North America the contributors draw on research in cultural geography, sociolgy, cultural studies and planning to explore the making and meaning of urban space.
Among the themes examined are:1.the way streetscapes are shaped by interplay between politics, planning and local political economy 2.social differences of individuals experiences' of the street 3.how social identities are shaped and represented in fiction and film 4.the meaning and significance of streets as settings to play out social practices 5.how social life is regulated on the street, formerly by police and indirectly through architecture and urban design

Images of the Street Reviews

'Images of the Street provides a fascinating set of encounters with the debate on control, consumption and resistance in the modern city.' AREA December 1999

Additional information

GOR011831044
9780415154413
0415154413
Images of the Street: Planning, Identity and Control in Public Space by Nicholas Fyfe
Used - Like New
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1998-09-03
304
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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