Rites of Way
The Politics and Poetics of Public SpaceeBook - 2009
There are many ways to approach the subject of public space: the threats posed to it by surveillance and visual pollution; the joys it offers of stimulation and excitement, of anonymity and transformation; its importance to urban variety or democratic politics. But public space remains an evanescent and multidimensional concept that too often escapes scrutiny. The essays in Rites of Way: The Politics and Poetics of Public Space open up multiple dimensions of the concept from architectural, political, philosophical, and technological points of view. There is some historical analysis here, bu.
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 
Copyright Date: ©2009
Characteristics: 1 online resource : illustrations