Images of the Street by Nicholas R. Fyfe
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Images of the Street
By Nicholas R. Fyfe

Images of the Street

Representation, Experience and Control in Public Space

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Images of the Street by Nicholas R. Fyfe

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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

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415154406
ISBN-10: 0415154405
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 174mm x 24mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Sep-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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