Place, Identity and Everyday Life in a Globalizing World by Harvey PerkinsPlace, Identity and Everyday Life in a Globalizing World by Harvey Perkins

Place, Identity and Everyday Life in a Globalizing World

byHarvey Perkins, David C. Thorns

Paperback | November 16, 2011

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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.
DAVID THORNS Professor of Sociology and Director of the Social Science Research Centre at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He has over 30 years experience as an urban researcher and has published many books, including The Transformation of Cities (2002).HARVEY PERKINS Professor of Human Geography at Lincoln University, New Z...
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Title:Place, Identity and Everyday Life in a Globalizing WorldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:November 16, 2011Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230575919

ISBN - 13:9780230575912

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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