Behind the Gates
Life, Security, and the Pursuit of Happiness in Fortress America
By (author) Setha M. Low
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Behind the Gates by Setha M. Low
Book DescriptionFirst Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415950411
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Setha M. Low
Politics of Public Space, Hardback (October 2005)
Extends the focus of work on public space to include a consideration of the transnational - in the sense of moving people and transformations in the nation or state - to expand our definition of the 'public' and public space.
Behind the Gates, Hardback (May 2003)
Explores the trend for the upper and middle classes to move into gated communities. It looks at what has sparked this phenomenon and what life is like inside these suburban fortresses.
Anthropology of Space and Place, Paperback (January 2003)
* Assembles key anthropological articles that challenge accepted definitions and ideas of space and place. * Reveals how both the conceptual and material dimensions of space as well as of built forms and landscape characteristics are central to the production of social life.
On the Plaza, Paperback (April 2000)» View all books by Setha M. Low
Explores the interplay of space and culture in the plaza, showing how culture acts to shape public spaces and how the physical form of the plaza encodes the social, political, and economic relations within the city.
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Author Biography - Setha M. Low
Setha Low is Professor of Anthropology and Environmental Psychology at the CUNY Graduate Center. She is the author or editor of numerous books, including Theorizing the City: The New Urban Anthropology Reader; Housing, Culture, and Design; Cultural Spaces; and Place Attachment.
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