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Thinking like a Mall: Environmental Philosophy after the End of Nature

Steven Vogel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029100
eISBN:
9780262326988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029100.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Environmental theory would be better off if it eschewed the concept of “nature” entirely. The concept is too ambiguous and potentially politically dangerous, while as McKibben and others have argued, ... More


Ochlophonic Study: Hong Kong

John Levack Drever

in Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085055
eISBN:
9781526109958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Hong Kong, Ochlophonic Study #3: Hong Kong is a study of the ‘auditory culture of crowds’ in Hong Kong that questions the sense we may make of language when it is absorbed into the sonic backdrop of ... More


Department Stores and the Black Freedom Movement: Workers, Consumers, and Civil Rights from the 1930s to the 1980s

Traci Parker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648675
eISBN:
9781469648699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648675.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this book, Traci Parker examines the movement to racially integrate white-collar work and consumption in American department stores, and broadens our understanding of historical transformations in ... More


The city and the suburban village

James Greenhalgh

in Reconstructing modernity: Space, power and governance in mid-twentieth century British cities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526114143
eISBN:
9781526136060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114143.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter is concerned with the ways in which functional models of community and sociability were being framed spatially in post-war Britain, focusing on the design and provision of housing on ... More


Market Basket Economics: The Practice of Paperwork and Shopping Like an Expatriate

Heather Hindman

in Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Exactly how overseas workers should be treated and compensated has been contested, with some encouraging workers to “go native” while others adopt the “as if at home” strategy. This chapter explores ... More


There Ain’t Nothing in Deanwood: Navigating Nothingness and the UnSafeway

Ashanté M. Reese

in Black Food Geographies: Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651507
eISBN:
9781469651521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651507.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

Focusing on the nearest supermarket, a Safeway, this chapter explores how residents made decisions about where and when to shop. The chapter examines the many considerations at the heart of grocery ... More


John Claudius Loudon and the New Suburban Landscape

Sarah Bilston

in The Promise of the Suburbs: A Victorian History in Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300179330
eISBN:
9780300186369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179330.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

John Claudius Loudon was an early proponent of the suburbs. His work represented the new spaces as places of meeting, community, modernity, and middle-class happiness. Loudon suggested that women ... More


Thinking like a Mall

Steven Vogel

in Thinking like a Mall: Environmental Philosophy after the End of Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029100
eISBN:
9780262326988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029100.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The sad story is told of the City Center Mall in Columbus, Ohio, which was built in 1989 and was highly successful for more than a decade but then lost favor with the public, failed, and was ... More


City centre: same city but a different place?

Madeleine Leonard

in Teens and Territory in 'Post-Conflict' Belfast: If Walls Could Talk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719096242
eISBN:
9781526128508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096242.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Visually the city centre of Belfast epitomises Belfast’s status as a ‘post conflict’ city. How do young people from divided localities perceive, manage and negotiate their way through city centre ... More


Architectures of Wonder and Dismay

Jacob C. Miller

in Spectacle and Trumpism: An Embodied Assemblage Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529212501
eISBN:
9781529212532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212501.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Despite the spectacle going digital, the physical built environment of cities, infrastructure and everyday space continues to exist, at least for the time being. It is worth noting that the Trump ... More


Routine divisions: segregation and daily life in Northern Ireland

Neil Jarman and John Bell

in Everyday Life After the Irish Conflict: The Impact of Devolution and Cross-border Cooperation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719087288
eISBN:
9781781704561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087288.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the extent to which segregation and division remain an active feature of life in Northern Ireland and the extent to which the long decade of peace had an impact on such ... More


The impact of devolution on everyday life, 1999–2010: the case of cross-border commerce

Eoin Magennis

in Everyday Life After the Irish Conflict: The Impact of Devolution and Cross-border Cooperation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719087288
eISBN:
9781781704561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087288.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Despite the positive environment created by political stability, from 2007 onwards, the movement to more optimal utilisation of the island of Ireland's economic resources have been increasingly ... More


‘A present from the Crystal Palace’: Souvenirs of Sydenham, miniature views and material memory

Verity Hunt

in After 1851: The Material and Visual Cultures of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096495
eISBN:
9781526124135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096495.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Focusing on two souvenirs: a ‘peep egg’ (after 1851), a stone egg decorated with a floral pattern, inscribed ‘A present from the Crystal Palace’ (Bill Douglas Collection, Exeter University) and a ... More


The Globalization of Retail and the Rise of Shopping Mall Professionals

Arlene Dávila

in El Mall: The Spatial and Class Politics of Shopping Malls in Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286849
eISBN:
9780520961920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286849.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the professionalization of the industry around U.S.-centered “global” conventions and the historical regimes that frame Latin Americans' involvement in the industry. On that ... More


Epilogue

Traci Parker

in Department Stores and the Black Freedom Movement: Workers, Consumers, and Civil Rights from the 1930s to the 1980s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648675
eISBN:
9781469648699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648675.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

The department store movement succeeded in opening this world to African Americans and provided them with the means with which to make claims to middle-class citizenship, but it certainly did not ... More


Selling Home: Marketing Home Furnishings in Late Colonial Bombay

Abigail McGowan

in Bombay Before Mumbai: Essays in Honour of Jim Masselos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190061708
eISBN:
9780190099572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061708.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This essay explores the emergence of new forms of retail in late nineteenth and early twentieth century Bombay, an era which saw the development of new shopping districts, department stores, ... More


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