By Shannon M. Jackson

This publication examines the reciprocity that exists among the physique and the city equipped environment.  It will draw on archival and ethnographic study in addition to an interdisciplinary literature on cultural materialism, semiotics, and aesthetics to problem dualist interpretations of 4 diverse issues of historical-material touch in Cape city, South Africa. every one bankruptcy attends to assorted teams, social practices, and old classes, yet all percentage the elemental questions:  how does fabric tradition mirror the best way social brokers make that means via physically touch with city equipped shape, and the way does such which means problem the methods our bodies are objectified?  Further, how will we make feel of the historic techniques embedded within the objectification of our bodies with no treating the social and the cloth, the psychological and the actual as separate realities?

 

Show description

Read or Download Embodying Cape Town: Engaging the City through its Built Edges and Contact Zones PDF

Similar human geography books

Claudia Briones,José Luis Lanata's Contemporary Perspectives on the Native Peoples of Pampa, PDF

The areas and the folk of the southern cone of South the United States were pointed out as wild and on the fringe of the realm. This compilation of study via students, lots of whom are individuals of the Argentine Academia, successfully summarizes the fight of the Mapuche, Tehuelche, Rankuelche, and Selk'nam peoples for a persisted experience of cultural identification certain from the single of inferiority foisted upon them by way of Spanish conquerors centuries in the past.

Download e-book for iPad: The Social Risks of Agriculture: Americans Speak Out on by Ronald C. Wimberley,Craig K. Harris,Joseph J. Molnar,Terry

In an enormous society the place environmentally wakeful nonfarming citizens and shoppers have grown to enormously outnumber these without delay engaged in agriculture, what occurs in agriculture turns into more and more topic to regulate via the final society, as regulations and legislation cater to parts and shoppers.

Download e-book for kindle: The Ashgate Research Companion to Critical Geopolitics by Klaus Dodds,Merje Kuus,Joanne Sharp

Bringing jointly prime researchers linked to different types of serious geopolitics, this quantity produces an summary of its achievements, obstacles, and parts of latest and power destiny improvement. The significant other is designed to function a key source for an interdisciplinary team of students and practitioners drawn to the spatiality of politics.

Download e-book for kindle: Making Sense of Nature by Noel Castree

We take heed to a cacophony of voices teaching us easy methods to imagine and suppose approximately nature, together with our personal our bodies. the inside track media, natural world documentaries, technology magazines, and environmental NGOs are between these clamouring for our cognizance. yet are we empowered by way of all this data or is our dependence on a number of groups permitting our concepts, sentiments and actions to be unduly ruled by means of others?

Extra resources for Embodying Cape Town: Engaging the City through its Built Edges and Contact Zones

Example text

Download PDF sample

Embodying Cape Town: Engaging the City through its Built Edges and Contact Zones by Shannon M. Jackson


by Michael
4.3

Rated 4.98 of 5 – based on 44 votes