3 edition of Post-structuralist location theory found in the catalog.
Post-structuralist location theory
N. A. Phelps
by Department of City and Regional Planning, University of Wales College of Cardiff in Cardiff
Written in English
|Statement||by N. A. Phelps.|
|Series||Papers in planning research -- 146|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||28|
The book also gives a brief introduction to the post-colonial theory and the questions of politics, quoting extensively from several important thinkers. It encapsulates structuralism, post-structuralism and post-colonialism and is a valuable reference for post-graduate students of literature and the social sciences and anyone who is interested. An introduction to post-structuralist theory that critically assesses how post-structuralism can be used to study space and place. Comprehensive and comprehensible - communicating an agenda for human geography - this book is a students' guide to the theoretical literature.
been asked to read excerpts from the book, Language of the Gun (University of Chicago Press ); however, it became clear that the focus of interest was on poststructuralism and its relationship to modernity, which is what gave birth to this essay. The essay draws heavily on the social theory discussion in Part II of Language of the Gun. Critical theory targets positivism both on the level of everyday life and in social theories that reduce the social world to patterns of cause and effect. In this sense, a good deal of bourgeois social science comes under sharp attack by the Frankfurt School (e.g. Institute for Social Research ) for lacking.
Post-Structuralism. Post structuralism is a movement that came to prominence in s. The movement is a response to structuralism. It considers the complexity of human systems to state that following set structures as per the tenets of structuralism could not always be possible. The significant meaning to the area of post-structuralism asserting at manufacturing fresh magnifications of suppositions during the era of the 70s is the thing that associates to the hypothesis of post-structuralist film theory beneficial to presenting pertinent features of the hypothesis known as presupposition of the subject designating.
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Post-structuralism is the literary and philosophical work that both builds upon and rejects ideas within the intellectual project that preceded it: structuralism. Structuralism proposes that one may understand human culture by means of a structure modeled on language (structural linguistics).This understanding differs from concrete reality and from abstract ideas, instead as "third order.
Key Features: Offers a thorough appraisal of the work of key post-structuralist thinkers, including Gilles Deleuze, Michel Foucault, and Bruno Latour; Provides case studies to elucidate, illustrate, and apply the theory; Presents boxed summaries of complex arguments which — with the engaging writing style — provide a clear overview of post.
Post-structuralism is a late-twentieth-century development in philosophy and literary theory, particularly associated with the work of Jacques Derrida and his followers.
It originated as a reaction against structuralism, which first emerged in Ferdinand de Saussure’s work on linguistics. By the s structuralism had been adapted in anthropology (Lévi-Strauss), psychoanalysis and literary.
Overviews. The starting point for a post-structural theoretical vision is language and signification. Classic introductions to literary theory, therefore, such as Culler and Eagletonprovide essential groundwork for understanding with these two overviews, Belseywhich focuses particularly on post-structuralism, completes a trio of popular and.
Dennis Schep is the author of Drugs; Rhetoric of Fantasy, Addiction to Truth (Atropos Post-structuralist location theory book, ), and of many academic and journalistic received his PhD in literary studies at the Humboldt University of Berlin in His current focus is on the establishment of the Foundry, a residency for intellectuals and artists in rural Galicia.
Post Structuralism in Literature - Poststructuralism, a concept rarely defined and widely discussed, has complicated and problematized our understanding of the world that it has become impossible to define it.
Some say it was a continuation of structuralism; some believe it was a reaction against structuralism. Post-structuralist Geography is a highly accessible introduction to post-structuralist theory that critically assesses how post-structuralism can be used to study space and place.
Key FeaturesOffers a thorough appraisal of the work of key post-structuralist thinkers, including Gilles Deleuze, Michel Foucault, and Bruno Latour Provides case studies to elucidate, illustrate, and apply the. The Autobiography Effect book. Writing the Self in Post-Structuralist Theory. The Autobiography Effect.
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Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 24 July Pub. location New York. Imprint. Lyotard’s objection to meta-theory was that it made universal claims to truth that repressed the claims of other accounts. It can be seen how Rostovian stage theory excludes the claims of Marxism and vice versa.
Foucault and Discourse Theory. The post-structuralist interest in discourse theory is related to this critique of meta-theories. Philip Smith, Brad West, in Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, & Conflict (Second Edition), Post-structuralism.
There is a good deal of argument about where to draw the boundaries between structuralism and the post-structuralism, deconstruction, and postmodernism that arose in the late y the resolution of these issues depends on the definitions brought into play.
Book Description: A critique and overview of contemporary post-structuralist theory. Exploring the Kantian and phenomenological background of Derrida, Deleuze, Foucault and Irigaray, this book raises some key questions and issues in critical theory.
Murdoch, J'Post-structuralism and relational space', in Post-structuralist geography: a guide to relational space, SAGE Publications Ltd, London, pp.viewed 21 Junedoi: /n1.
Murdoch, Jonathan. "Post-Structuralism and Relational Space." Post-Structuralist Geography: A Guide to Relational Space. : Post-Structuralist Classics (Routledge Library Editions: Literary Theory Book 5) eBook: Benjamin, Andrew: Kindle Store.
Poststructuralism, movement in literary criticism and philosophy begun in France in the late s. It held that language is not a transparent medium that connects one directly with a ‘truth’ or ‘reality’ outside it but rather a structure or code, whose parts derive their meaning from their contrast with one another.
Structuralism By Nasrullah Mambrol on Ma • (22). The advent of critical theory in the post-war period, which comprised various complex disciplines like linguistics, literary criticism, Psychoanalytic Criticism, Structuralism, Postcolonialism etc., proved hostile to the liberal consensus which reigned the realm of criticism between the s and `50s.
One can find dozens of books of literary theory bogged down in signifiers and signifieds, but only a handful that refer to Chomsky.  Major works and concepts Eco and the open text. When The Open Work was written by Umberto Eco () it was in many (or all) senses post-structuralist.
'Murdoch has written a book that is a welcome contribution to an ongoing debate about the nature of geography' - Area (Royal Geographical Society) Post-structuralist Geography is a highly accessible introduction to post-structuralist theory that critically assesses how post-structuralism can be used to study space and place.
The text comprises: a thorough appraisal of the work of key post. Under post-structuralist theory, the intended meaning of an author is secondary to whatever meaning is gleaned by the reader. Post-structuralism rejects the notion that a literary text has a single meaning, instead insisting that every reader brings his or her own unique meaning.
'Murdoch has written a book that is a welcome contribution to an ongoing debate about the nature of geography'. - Area (Royal Geographical Society) Post-structuralist Geography is a highly accessible introduction to post-structuralist theory that critically assesses how post-structuralism can be used to study space and place.
The text comprises. Post-structuralism is recognised as a major force within literary and cultural studies. This book is the first to apply the theory to politics and to show the ways in which it can illuminate political theory and analysis.
As such it is likely to become a key text in the development of this area, providing a stimulating introduction to the subject. Poststructuralism. BIBLIOGRAPHY. Though often equated, poststructuralism and postmodernism are distinct intellectual phenomena.
Most well-known poststructuralists, especially the French philosophers Michel Foucault ( – ) and Jacques Derrida ( – ), eschewed any association with postmodernism.
Only Jean-Fran ç ois Lyotard ( – ) can be said to straddle both of these. Foucault’s message was illustrate how the state uses discourses as mechanisms of normalisation.
In effect the state tells is what is and isn’t normal to do and if you transgress from this normality than you’re in big trouble. On example Foucault gave of this technique of normalisation was in the area of sexuality.
He argued.Philosophy and Post-Structuralist Theory book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A critique and overview of contemporary post-stru /5(4).