of our most equivocal of eras. What does postmodernism mean? Where did it come from? Harvey, a professor of geography and a key mover behind extending the scope and influence of the discipline
to the contemporary scene, encouraging those involved in mission to be sensitive to postmodern concerns about globalization while at the same time emphasizing the uniqueness of Christian faith. In doing so, he
, geography, history, international relations, law, planning, political science, psychology, sociology, urban studies, and women's studies, and provides a glossary of post-modern terms to assist the uninitiated
, how the journalists who report the events are affected themselves. Wark draws in contemporary postmodern and cultural theory, but his writing is insightful, crisp, and relevant.
This completes Ed Soja's trilogy on urban studies, which began with Postmodern Geographies and continued with Thirdspace. It is the first comprehensive text in the growing field of critical urban
. * Draws on topics as diverse as synthetic space, psychoanalysis, Postmodern geography, post-economics, cybernetics and developments in neurology. * Includes an exploration of the work of JG Ballard
by David Harvey and others against the wave of postmodern theory that swept urban studies following the publication of Soja's "Postmodern Geographies" in 1989.
For those who find Keno Capitalism
Contagion explores cultural responses of infectious diseases and their biomedical management over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It also investigates the use of 'contagion' as a concept in postmodern
consumption and development of the modern and post-modern city. It investigates: