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Industrial Ruination, Community and Place

Landscapes and Legacies of Urban Decline

Συγγραφέας: Mah Alice
Εκδότης: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9781442613577
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 240
Διαστάσεις: 23x2x15
Ημερομηνία 1ης Έκδοσης: 2012
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2012

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Industrial Ruination, Community and Place"

Abandoned factories, shipyards, warehouses, and refineries are features of many industrialized cities around the world. But despite their state of decline, these derelict sites remain vitally connected with the urban landscapes that surround them. In this enlightening new book, Alice Mah explores the experiences of urban decline and post-industrial change in three different community contexts: Niagara Falls, Canada/USA; Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK; and Ivanovo, Russia. Employing a unique methodological approach that combines ethnographic, spatial, and documentary methods, Mah draws on international comparisons of the landscapes and legacies of industrial ruination over the past forty years. Through this, she foregrounds the complex challenges of living with prolonged uncertainty and deprivation amidst socioeconomic change. This rich comparative study makes an essential contribution to far-reaching debates about the decline of manufacturing, regeneration, and identity, and will have important implications for urban theory and policy.

Συγγραφέας/εις: Mah Alice
Κατηγορία: κοινωνιολογία
ISBN: 9781442613577
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 03/10/2012
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback / softback
Σελίδες: 240
Τόπος έκδοσης: Toronto
Χώρα έκδοσης: Canada
Βάρος βιβλίου: 380 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 23x2x15 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: 3 maps; 22 Illustrations, unspecified
Ημερομηνία πρώτης έκδοσης: 2012


List of Illustrations List of Tables Acknowledgements Chapter 1 Introduction PART ONE: Case Studies Chapter 2 "When the smell goes, the jobs go": Ambivalent nostalgia and traumatic memory in Niagara Falls Chapter 3 Protracted decline and imminent regeneration: Memory and uncertainty in Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne Chapter 4 "We ruined everything around us, but we couldn't change ourselves": Enduring Soviet and textile identities in Ivanovo PART TWO: Themes of Industrial Ruination Chapter 5 Reading landscapes of ruination, deprivation and decline Chapter 6 Devastation but also home Chapter 7 Imagining change, reinventing place Chapter 8 Conclusion Notes References

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