Tomy Ward Education
Education for Critical Times
Confianza acheter viagra meds orden de canada legal . Farmacias en L?nea priligy online p?ldoras tienda .
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:08

The Social Construction of Space

Written by
Rate this item
(0 votes)

 

Traditionally, TIME has been the conceptual category that was linked to critical social theorising. Marx saw the purchase of the worker's time as the key ingredient in the exploitation of the working class and as the basis for new theories of social change. More recently, mostly through the work and writings of Henri Lefebvre, we have come to understand the crucial role played by Space in the dynamic of social control and hegemony. These 3 PDFs chart the way that Space has historically played a key role in the processes of colonisation and subjugation. They show how DisPLACEment and rePLACEment of meaning were and are used to undermine resistance to colonisation. 

The PDF is in three parts:

THE THEORY OF CRITICAL SPACE

space front.1
To download the PDF click on image
 
This PDF situates Critical Space Studies in its relationship to Critical Theory, Cultural Studies and introdufces the role played by Space in the colonisation process.

PART 2: THE HISTORY OF CRITICAL SPACE

space front.2
To download the PDF click on image
 
Part 2 extends the analysis of colonisation - using the example of Christianity and its imposition upon Celtic culture. This analysis leads into an understanding of the role of Space inj the development of Capitalism

PART 3: MODERN CRITICAL SPACE

space front.3

To download the PDF click on image

Following this, Part 3 discusses the role played by appropriation and commodification in the reproduction of capitalist economies and values - demonstrating, for instance, how the modern concept of Landscape has been socially constructed to depoliticise and mystify the role of space in the process of social control.

 

To download the PDF click here

Read 5178 times Last modified on Friday, 04 April 2014 14:51

Leave a comment

Make sure you enter all the required information, indicated by an asterisk (*). HTML code is not allowed.

Most Read Content

Links

MEMBERS ONLY

Subscribe to Newsletter

Antispam

  • ISRAELI NUKES2
  • PLANTING
  • UNION BUSTING
  • you pay
  • shalom
  • SINKING
  • gates logic
  • 99%rise
  • Ban governments
  • WOMEN
  • fun fact
  • garcia
  • PYRAMID
  • DO SOMETHING
  • NEW WORLD ORDER2
  • Kindness
  • monsanto
  • CONSUME
  • DEeborah Meier.1
  • haliburton
  • che
  • greedy americans
  • go together
  • tax dollars
  • PEOPLE POWER
  • israel aid
  • INCARCERATED AMERICANS
  • distant burocrats
  • INDIVIDUALS
  • dont tell me
  • HYPOCRICY
  • committment
  • DEMOCRACY
  • COMPASSION
  • conspiracy
  • COOPERATION
  • exxon mayflower
  • WMD-Found
  • monopoly
  • ANARCHY
  • COMPETITION
  • farm-acy
  • gitmo
  • world.country
  • WMD.6
  • corporate greed
  • cleanup
  • MORE SHIT
  • wolf
  • ONE ACTION
  • who rules over you
  • before.after
  • spending
  • COLUMBUS
  • rocket-pencil
  • make some trouble
  • all you need is love
  • weapons of war
  • TOO BIG TO FAIL
  • voltaire
  • PALESTINIANS
  • FREEDOM
  • CRITICSL THINKER5
  • freedom.terrorism
  • pension
  • jesus.socialist
  • kozol
  • WMD-Found
  • WMD
  • tar sands
  • chris hedges
  • bending
  • bull
  • NEW WORLD ORDER
  • GMO FOOD
  • war on poverty
  • FIND A WAR
  • hollow horn
  • too late
  • truth.treason
  • ISRAELI NUKES
  • JAILS
  • 100 million
  • africa
  • decade of war
  • which terrorist group-
  • peaceful
  • OIL INDUSTRY
  • orwell
  • freire quote
  • slave ship
  • BANK FIRE
  • protest beyond
  • hold your breath
  • ROW
  • castro
  • EMPATHY
  • zappa
  • F35