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Writing the Rural: Five Cultural Geographies

By: P Cloke, M Doel, D Matless, M Phillips and N Thrift

Paul Chapman

Paperback | Jul 1994 | #33748 | ISBN: 1853961973
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About this book

Collection of five essays on the idea of the `rural'.

'Writing the Rural breaks new ground in the study of rural spaces and cultures' - Planning Practice and Research 'This is a significant book, one marking a 'cultural turn' in the subdiscipline of rural geography which echoes similar turns being made elsewhere in and beyond human geography' - Environment and Planning


Contents

Introduction - Paul Cloke and Nigel Thrift Refiguring the 'Rural' Doing the English Village, 1945-90 - David Matless An Essay in Imaginative Geography Habermas, Rural Studies and Critical Social Theory - Martin Phillips Something Resists - Marcus Doel Reading-Deconstruction as Ontological Infestation (Departures from the Texts of Jacques Derrida) (En)culturing Political Economy - Paul Cloke A Life in the Day of a 'Rural Geographer' Inhuman Geographies - Nigel Thrift Landscapes of Speed, Light and Power

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