Postmodern geographies

the reassertion of space in critical social theory
  • 266 Pages
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Verso , London, New York
Geography -- Philosophy, Géographie -- Philosophie, Sociale geografie, Theorieën, Geografia h
StatementEdward W. Soja.
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LC ClassificationsG70 .S62 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination266 p. :
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Open LibraryOL23242409M
ISBN 100860912256, 0860919366
ISBN 139780860912255, 9780860919360
LC Control Number88020578

Postmodern Geographies book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Building on the work of Foucault, Giddens, Jameson and Lefeb /5(16). Issues of definition are illustrated through a variety of sensuous geographies.

Focusing on postmodern concerns with representation, the book brings insights from individual perceptions and cultural observations to an analysis of the senses, challenging us to reconsider the role of the sensuous as not merely the physical basis of understanding.

Postmodern Geographies stands as the cardinal broadcast and defence of theory’s “spatial turn.” From the suppression of space in modern social science and the disciplinary aloofness of geography to the spatial returns of Foucault and Lefebvre and the construction of Marxist geographies alert to urbanization and global development, renowned geographer Edward W.

Soja details the. Written by one of America's foremost geographers, Postmodern Geographies contests the tendency, still dominant in most social science, to reduce human geography to a reflective mirror, or, as Marx called it, an "unnecessary complication." Beginning with a powerful critique of historicism and its constraining effects on the geographical imagination, Edward Soja builds on the work of Foucault 4/5(4).

About Postmodern Geographies. Postmodern Geographies stands as the cardinal broadcast and defence of theory’s “spatial turn.” From the suppression of space in modern social science and the disciplinary aloofness of geography to the spatial returns of Foucault and Lefebvre and the construction of Marxist geographies alert to urbanization and global development, renowned.

Postmodern Geographies stands as the cardinal broadcast and defence of theory’s “spatial turn.” From the suppression of space in modern social science and the disciplinary aloofness of geography to the spatial returns of Postmodern geographies book and Lefebvre and the construction of Marxist geographies alert to urbanization and global development, renowned geographer Edward W.

Soja details Postmodern geographies book trajectory Cited by: Postmodern Geographies is a collection of 9 essays which each deal with aspects of space in critical social theory. Starting with a history of the resistance to the conceptualization of space in critical theory, Soja explains how geography was often neglected for being/5(8).

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Postmodern geographies: the reassertion of space in critical social theory. [Edward W Soja] -- "Written by one of America's foremost geographers, Postmodern Geographies contests the tendency, still dominant in most social science, to reduce human geography to a reflective mirror, or, as Marx.

Postmodern Geographies stands as the cardinal broadcast and defence of theory's "spatial turn" From the suppression of space in modern social science and the disciplinary aloofness of geography to the spatial returns of Foucault and Lefebvre and the construction of Marxist geographies alert to urbanization and global development, renowned geographer Edward W.

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This is the insistent promise and promise of postmodern geographies. (Soja, 1) Introduction ‘All geographers should read this book’, urged Michael Dear in his review of Postmodern Geographies that appeared on the Annals of the Association of American Geographers in And if not all, then certainly a majority of the geographers.

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Postmodern Geographies by Edward W. Soja,download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. Book Reviews Space, Time and Being: Toward a Revised Ontology In chapters 1, 2, 5 and 6, Soja sketches a new ontology which he derives from the intersec-tion between Western Marxism and Marxist Geography.

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He identifies the "pioneers of postmodern geographies" as Michel Foucault, John Berger, Ernest Mandel, Frederic Jameson. Soja’s book Postmodern Geographies: The Reassertion of Space in Critical Social Theory (Verso, ) and the concurrent work of David Harvey introduced postmodernism as a new kind of problematic of which geographers should take note.

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London: Verso. [Ch ] I learned a lot from this book. Reading about Marxism and geography feels a bit like peering into a family album. Ed Soja’s central argument in these first three chapters is that stubborn historicism has led to the detrimental neglect (and void. The postmodern human geographers outlined the following main themes to be explored as: 1.

Moral philosophy, moral geographies and the geographer’s morality— stressing the need to downplay the dominant economic focus of geography and to replace it by the moral frameworks which form life; 2.

Postmodern Geographies stands as the cardinal broadcast and defence of theory’s “spatial turn.” From the suppression of space in modern social science and the disciplinary aloofness of geography to the spatial returns of Foucault and Lefebvre and the construction of Marxist geographies alert to urbanization and global development, renowned geographer Edward W.

Soja details the /5(6). Postmodern Geographies: The Reassertion of Space in Critical Social Theory by Edward W. Soja ISBN ISBN Paperback; London: .From inside the book. Other editions - View all. Postmodern Geographies: The Reassertion of Space in Critical Social Theory Mandel Marx Marx's Marxist geography materialist Modern Geography nodality ontological organization periphery political economy postmodern postmodern geographies production of space radical reassertion of space.Issues of definition are illustrated through a variety of sensuous geographies.

Focusing on postmodern concerns with representation, the book brings insights from individual perceptions and Author: Claudio Minca.