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The Interdisciplinary Spatial Turn and the Discipline of Geography in Middle East Studies

Amy Mills and Timur Hammond

in Middle East Studies for the New Milleniu: Infrastructures of Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479827787
eISBN:
9781479850662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479827787.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter begins with a brief survey of the literature that constitutes the present spatial turn in Middle East studies (MES). This review has two aims: to examine the (often undertheorized or ... More


Introduction: maps of the London Underground

Brian Baker

in Iain Sinclair

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069048
eISBN:
9781781700891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069048.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter introduces Iain Sinclair, who is a good example of the figure of the visionary outsider, and the author of known works such as Edge of the Orison and Lud Heat. It first presents a ... More


A Look Beyond Los Angeles

Edward W. Soja

in My Los Angeles: From Urban Restructuring to Regional Urbanization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281721
eISBN:
9780520957633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281721.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This is a transitional chapter that removes the primary focus from Los Angeles. First, Soja discusses his critical spatial perspective, summarizing key ideas from Postmodern Geographies, Thirdspace, ... More


Introduction: Networks and History

Irad Malkin

in A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734818
eISBN:
9780199918553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734818.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter provides the background to applying “network” as a heuristic concept to historical interpretation. Greek colonization dotted the coasts of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea with ... More


Why Spatial? Why Justice? Why L.A.? Why Now?

Edward W. Soja

in Seeking Spatial Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666676
eISBN:
9781452946870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666676.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the origin of spatial justice and the emergence of spatial turn, or the increasing recognition of spatial justice throughout the world. Spatial justice is derived from the ... More


Spatial Ecologies: Urban Sites, State and World-Space in French Cultural Theory

Verena Andermatt Conley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317545
eISBN:
9781846317217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317217
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book takes a new look at the ‘spatial turn’ in French cultural and critical theory since 1968. The author examines how Henri Lefebvre, Michel de Certeau, Jean Baudrillard, Marc Auge, Paul ... More


Vivre Ici: Space, Place and Experience in Contemporary French Documentary

Alison J. Murray Levine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940414
eISBN:
9781789629408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940414.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Vivre Ici analyzes a selection of films from the vast viewing landscape of contemporary French documentary film, a genre that has experienced a renaissance in the past twenty years. The films are ... More


Slums on and off Screen

Igor Krstić

in Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406864
eISBN:
9781474421928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406864.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Taking vital clues from the ‘spatial turn’ in the humanities and social sciences, the chapter discusses slums both off and on screen, as urban as well as cinematic (or represented) spaces. It ... More


Visual Objects and Universal Meanings: AIDS Posters, “Globalization,” and History

Roger Cooter and Claudia Stein

in Writing History in the Age of Biomedicine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186635
eISBN:
9780300189438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186635.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter presents an analysis of an essay on the historicization of the production of health posters dealing with AIDS. It explores the visual and spatial turn in relation to history writing in ... More


Introduction

Serhat Ünaldi

in Working towards the Monarchy: The Politics of Space in Downtown Bangkok

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855727
eISBN:
9780824868673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855727.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

There is a lot to be learned about societies from studying their buildings. Because they are shaped by humans, and humans are shaped by them, the supposedly empty shells are filled with information ... More


Introduction Space as a Critical Concept

in Spatial Ecologies: Urban Sites, State and World-Space in French Cultural Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317545
eISBN:
9781846317217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317217.001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book describes how and where space can be appreciated for its ecological implications. It identifies various types of space and considers how the term replaces or complements time as an ... More


Change and Perseverance

Jürgen Schaflechner

in Hinglaj Devi: Identity, Change, and Solidification at a Hindu Temple in Pakistan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190850524
eISBN:
9780190850555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190850524.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 5 elaborates on the evolution of the pilgrimage and maps the process in recent decades that has gradually claimed the Hinglaj valley and the shrine as Hindu religious space. It offers a ... More


Myths on the Map: The Storied Landscapes of Ancient Greece

Greta Hawes (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198744771
eISBN:
9780191805936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744771.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The spatial turn in the humanities has fuelled new ways of thinking about landscape as a lived environment which is radically affected by human hands and human minds, and which radically affects ... More


The Production of Space in Latin Literature

William Fitzgerald and Efrossini Spentzou (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198768098
eISBN:
9780191821875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768098.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume addresses, through a range of different authors and genres, Latin literature’s psychogeographical engagement with space. The volume’s title alludes to Henri Lefebvre’s La Production de ... More


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