A Place in the World?: Places, Cultures and Globalization

A Place in the World?: Places, Cultures and Globalization (Paperback )

By Jess Massey  Pat Jess , Doreen Massey 
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 019874191X
EAN: 9780198741916
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 256
Publish Date: 1996-05-31
Binding: Paperback

Description

This volume examines the challenges posed by globalization to the meanings we currently give to place and to culture, and questions the nature of the relationship between them. Issues of identity--cultural, personal, and of place--and the meaning of places and cultures are set in the context
of the changing geography of social power. Beginning with international migration, the book establishes a centuries-old context of movement, settlement, and hybridity within which current debates must be set. It raises issues of the rights of movement of both capital and of people, and of the power
struggle over the definitions of place and culture. It examines the importance and nature of the identities we confer upon place, and the significance of space and place in the constitution of insiders' and outsiders'.
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Title: A Place in the World?: Places, Cultures and Globalization
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Author: Jess Massey
Editor: Pat Jess , Doreen Massey
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 019874191X
EAN: 9780198741916
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 256
Publish Date: 1996-05-31
Binding: Paperback

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