Geographies of Temporality
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Timespace by Jon May
Book DescriptionTimespace undermines the old certainties of time and space by arguing that these dimensions do not exist singly, but only as a hybrid process term. The issue of space has perhaps been over-emphasised and it is essential that processes of everyday existence, such as globalisation and environmental issues and also notions such as gender, race and ethnicity, are looked at with a balanced time-space analysis. The social and cultural consequences of this move are traced through a series of studies which deploy different perspectives - structural, phenomenological and even Buddhist - in order to make things meet up. The contributors provide an overview of the history of time and introduce the concepts of time and space together, across a range of disciplines. The themes discussed are of importance for cultural geography, sociology, anthropology, cultural and media studies, and psychology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415180832
(234mm x 156mm x 27mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Timespace, Paperback (March 2001)
Timespace argues that the old dimensions of time and space do not exist singly, but only as a hybrid process term. the contributors introduce the concepts of time and space together, across a range of disciplines.
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