The Anthropology of Space and Place: Locating Culture is an unprecedented collection of key anthropological articles that illustrate how the conceptual and material dimensions of space are central to the production of social life. * 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* Includes introduction that synthesizes existing literature, highlights core issues, and maps potential directions for future research* Brings classics in cultural anthropology together with new theoretical approaches
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Author Biography - Setha M. Low
Setha M. Low is Professor of Environmental Psychology and Anthropology and Director of the Public Space Research Group at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Her publications include Behind the Gates: The New American Dream (2003), On the Plaza: The Politics of Public Space and Culture (2000), and Theorizing the City (edited, 1999). Denise Lawrence--Zunigais Professor of Architecture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She is the co--editor of House Life: Space, Place and Family in Europe (with Donna Birdwell--Pheasant, 1999).