Place and Placelessness (Research in Planning and Design)
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Place and Placelessness (Research in Planning and Design)

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Published by Pion .
Written in English


  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Sociology - General

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8265697M
ISBN 10085086111X
ISBN 109780850861112

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Published in , Place and Placelessness is a substantive revision of Relph’s University. of Toronto doctoral dissertation in Geography. As he emphasizes at the start of the book, his. First published forty years ago and still widely referenced, Edward Relph's Place and Placelessness has taken its place as a classic of the phenomenological approach to the study of place and has influenced a generation of scholars. For this reprint Professor Relph has written a new introduction setting his original work in its contemporary context. A Prefatory Note on my Publications about Place and Research Approaches. Place has been a long-standing academic interest of mine. I wrote a book forty years ago, Place and Placelessness (, originally Pion, now published by Sage), which has been translated into several languages, and was reprinted in unchanged except for a new has been widely referenced . In I moved to the PhD program in Geography at the University of Toronto, where, after an initial flirtation with natural hazards, my academic interest in place and placelessness developed. I made more or less annual trips back to my mother’s village, at first alone and then with my new Canadian family, and was able to witness a sort of.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Relph, E.C. Place and placelessness. London: Pion, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. place and placelessness Download place and placelessness or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get place and placelessness book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you n: Place and Placelessness (Research in Planning & Design) Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.5/5(2). Book Description. Since its publication in , Ted Relph’s Place and Placelessness has been an influential text in thinking about cities and city life across disciplines, including human geography, sociology, architecture, planning, and urban design. For four decades, ideas put forward by this seminal work have continued to spark debates, from the concept of .

Place and the phenomenological basis of geography. 1: Space and place. 8: The essence of place. Relph Snippet view - Place and Placelessness Edward Relph No preview available - Common terms and phrases. All Book Search results » Bibliographic information. Title. Edward Relph's Place and Placelessness is a timely and significant work. Unlike most conventional studies of environmental behavior, which rely heavily on such a . Do no read E.C. Relph's Place and Placelessness in a single setting. I read the short little book over 2 and a half days, and I could have easily spent several weeks reading Relph's insights on place and placelessnes, on being and living in an everyday landscape. This is a book I /5. placelessness Source: A Dictionary of Human Geography Author(s): Alisdair Rogers, Noel Castree, Rob Kitchin. The condition of an environment lacking significant places and the associated attitude of a lack of attachment to place caused by the homogenizing effects of modernity, e.g. commercialism, mass consumption, standard planning regulations, alienation, .