Non-Representational Theory: Space, Politics, Affect
Routledge, 25 mar. 2008 - 336 pagini
This astonishing book presents a distinctive approach to the politics of everyday life. Ranging across a variety of spaces in which politics and the political unfold, it questions what is meant by perception, representation and practice, with the aim of valuing the fugitive practices that exist on the margins of the known. It revolves around three key functions. It:
A groundbreaking and comprehensive introduction to this key topic, Thrift’s outstanding work brings together further writings from a body of work that has come to be known as non-representational theory. This noteworthy book makes a significant contribution to the literature in this area and is essential reading for researchers and postgraduates in the fields of social theory, sociology, geography, anthropology and cultural studies.
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Then, finally, I will parse each ofthe individualchapters, bringingout some of their common problematics. N. o. nrepre. s. ent. a. ti. on. a. lth. eory. This is a book based on the leitmotif of movement.
Thus, to begin with, it would be possible to argue that human life is based on and in movement. Indeed, it might be argued thatit is the human capacity for such complex movements and the accompanying evolution of movementas an enhanced ...
In their current manifestation, these sports have increasinglyunderstood the environment asexemplifying fluidity of movement, intuition and invention. Take the case of rock climbing:
movement, intuition and invention. Take the case of rock climbing: 33 [Climbers] must flow up the mountain, flow or tack againstthe downward gradient of gravity – but also must become hypersensitive tamers and channelers of the ...