Place, Identity and Everyday Life in a Globalizing World

Hardcover | December 15, 2011

byDavid C. Thorns

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How do our everyday experiences and environmentsinform who we are? Covering hot topics, from virtual spaces to migration, this book connects daily life and identity with broader structural and global processes. With vivid examples highlighting the interdependence of place and society, it is a key text across the social sciences.

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How do our everyday experiences and environmentsinform who we are? Covering hot topics, from virtual spaces to migration, this book connects daily life and identity with broader structural and global processes. With vivid examples highlighting the interdependence of place and society, it is a key text across the social sciences.

HARVEY PERKINS Professor of Planning and Director of an Urban Transformation Research Initiative at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and Adjunct Professor in Human Geography at Lincoln University, New Zealand. He has over 20 years experience as an urban and regional researcher and consultant throughout the UK and USA.   DAVID ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.56 inPublished:December 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230575900

ISBN - 13:9780230575905

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Table of Contents

Introduction
PART I: ESTABLISHING A FRAMEWORK
Place, Identity and Everyday Life
Everyday Life in a Globalizing World
PART II: ORGANIZING AND LIVING IN OUR EVERYDAY WORLDS
Cities and Region
Houses and Homes
Virtual Places and Spaces
Places of Consumption
PART III: A FINITE WORLD?
Sustaining the Places in which we Live
Sustainable Housing, Neighbourhoods and Communities
Place, Identity and Everyday Lifein a Globalizing World Revisited