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Places through the body

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Places through the body edited by Heidi Nast and Steve Pike. Published by Routledge 1998. Paperback. Some marks to covers. Name of previous owner on fly leaf. In very good condition.

This exciting collection opens up many new conversations on Body Place and introduces new theories of embodied places and the placing of bodies. Extensive introductory and concluding sections guide students through the key debates and themes. Places Through the Body draws on a wide range of contemporary examples and creative ideas to address such topics as: * How racist ideologies are embedded in modern architechtural discourse and practice * How urban spaces make bodies disabled * How the seemingly virtual worlds of knowledge and technology are embodied * How gyms enable women body builders to make new kinds of bodies * How male bodies are placed onto the silver screen * New kinds of femininity Here geographers, architects, anthropologists, artists, film theorists, theorists of cultural studies and psycho-analysis work alongside each other to make clear connections between bodies and places.

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Author(s):
Nast H and Pike S
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23x15x3cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
041517905X
ISBN-13:
9780415179058
Number of pages:
429
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
Places through the body

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Places through the body edited by Heidi Nast and Steve Pike. Published by Routledge 1998. Paperback. Some marks to covers. Name of previous owner on fly leaf. In very good condition.

This exciting collection opens up many new conversations on Body Place and introduces new theories of embodied places and the placing of bodies. Extensive introductory and concluding sections guide students through the key debates and themes. Places Through the Body draws on a wide range of contemporary examples and creative ideas to address such topics as: * How racist ideologies are embedded in modern architechtural discourse and practice * How urban spaces make bodies disabled * How the seemingly virtual worlds of knowledge and technology are embodied * How gyms enable women body builders to make new kinds of bodies * How male bodies are placed onto the silver screen * New kinds of femininity Here geographers, architects, anthropologists, artists, film theorists, theorists of cultural studies and psycho-analysis work alongside each other to make clear connections between bodies and places.

Author(s):
Nast H and Pike S
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23x15x3cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
041517905X
ISBN-13:
9780415179058
Number of pages:
429
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
Places through the body

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