Mapping the futures : local cultures, global change / edited by Jon Bird ... [and others].

by Bird, JonLooking glass.

Series: Futures: Publisher: London : Routledge, 1993.Description: xi,288 pages : illustrations ; 22cm.ISBN: 0415070171; 041507018X.Subject(s): Political cultureLooking glass | Postmodernism -- Social aspectsLooking glass | Social changeLooking glass | Space perceptionLooking glassNote: Includes bibliographical references.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

How may we understand new experiences of such things as space and time, or reality and spectacle? This collection aims to bring together cultural theorists from different disciplines who offer radical reformulations of cultural theory in response to political, economic and technological change.

Includes bibliographical references.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgements (p. xii)
  • Introduction (p. xiii)
  • Part I The Cultural Politics of Space (p. 1)
  • Chapter 1 From Space to Place and Back Again: Reflections on the Condition of Postmodernity (p. 3)
  • Chapter 2 Future Fear (p. 30)
  • Chapter 3 Space as an Arena of Represented Practices: an Interlocutor's Response to David Harvey's 'From Space to Place and Back Again' (p. 47)
  • Chapter 4 Power-Geometry and a Progressive Sense of Place (p. 59)
  • Chapter 5 Some Notes Towards Thinking About the Spaces of the Future (p. 70)
  • Part II Changing Places (p. 85)
  • Chapter 6 Homeless/Global: Scaling Places (p. 87)
  • Chapter 7 Dystopia on the Thames (p. 120)
  • Chapter 8 The Art of Change in Docklands (p. 136)
  • Chapter 9 Beyond the Modern Home: Shifting the Parameters of Residence (p. 150)
  • Part III Moving Times (p. 167)
  • Chapter 10 Global and Local Cultures (p. 169)
  • Chapter 11 Cities Without Maps (p. 188)
  • Chapter 12 A European Home? (p. 199)
  • Part IV Shifting Values (p. 205)
  • Chapter 13 Towards a Cultural Politics of Consumption (p. 207)
  • Chapter 14 Between Earth and Air: Value, Culture and Futurity (p. 229)
  • Chapter 15 Postmodernity, Architecture and Critical Practice (p. 237)
  • Chapter 16 News from Somewhere (p. 248)
  • Part V Thinking Futures (p. 255)
  • Chapter 17 The Future of Thinking About the Future (p. 257)
  • Chapter 18 Communism: Should the Mighty Ideas Be Falling with the Statues? (p. 267)
  • Chapter 19 Training Some Thoughts on the Future (p. 270)
  • Index (p. 280)

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