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Place and the Politics of Identity

Keith, Michael and Pile, Steve eds. (1993). Place and the Politics of Identity. London: Routledge.

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Abstract

In the last two decades, new political subjects have been created through the actions of the new social movements; often by asserting the unfixed and `overdetermined' character of identity. Further, in attempting to avoid essentialism, people have frequently looked to their territorial roots to establish their constituency. A cultural politics of resistance, as exemplified by Black politics, feminism, and gay liberation, has developed struggles to turn sites of oppression and discrimintion into spaces of resistance.
This book collects together perspectives which challenge received notions of geography; which are in danger of becoming anachronisms, without a language to articulate the new space of resistance, the new politics of identity.

Item Type: Edited Book
Copyright Holders: 1993 Routledge
ISBN: 0-415-09009-1, 978-0-415-09009-4
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Geography
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Item ID: 20213
Depositing User: Users 9 not found.
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2010 11:01
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:49
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/20213
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