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Taylor, Stephanie (2014). Place. In: Teo, Thomas ed. Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology. New York: Springer, pp. 1408–1410.

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Abstract

Place is a problematic concept for psychologists because it inevitably raises the question of the connection between place and person, which, of course, is not fixed. An exploration of the significance of (any) place must consider issues raised by interpretation and mobility. Although the study of place has conventionally been the concern of environmental and cognitive psychology, critical psychologists are likely to work within a different paradigm to consider the complex, unstable, reflexive and unfolding nature of relationships to place which are shaped but never wholly determined by collective understandings and identifications.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: New York Springer Science+Business Media
ISBN: 1-4614-5582-0, 978-1-4614-5582-0
Keywords: place; place-identity; mobility; born and bred narrative; critical psychology
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Psychology and Counselling > Psychology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Psychology and Counselling
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 40678
Depositing User: Stephanie Taylor
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2014 10:59
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2019 11:46
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/40678
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