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Allmendinger, Philip - Planning Theory, ebook

Planning Theory

Allmendinger, Philip


Planning theory has undergone significant changes during the past two decades. This book provides a wide-ranging and up-to-date analysis of these changes, how they relate to planning practice and their significance. It will be of use to students and academics alike providing an essential

Clewell, Tammy - Mourning, Modernism, Postmodernism, ebook

Mourning, Modernism, Postmodernism

Clewell, Tammy


Table of contents
1. Introduction: Rethinking Loss; Remapping the Novel
Tammy Clewell
Part I. Inceptions
2. Woolf and the Great War
Tammy Clewell
3. Economies of Loss in Faulkner’s Fiction
Tammy Clewell
Part II. Legacies

Lucy, Niall - Dictionary of Postmodernism, ebook

Dictionary of Postmodernism

Lucy, Niall


A Dictionary of Postmodernism presents an authoritative A-Z of the critical terms and central figures related to the origins and evolution of postmodernist theory and culture. Explores the names and ideas that have come to define the postmodern condition

Goodman, David - An Introduction to Architectural Theory: 1968 to the Present, ebook

An Introduction to Architectural Theory: 1968 to the Present

Goodman, David


A sharp and lively text that covers issues in depth but not to the point that they become inaccessible to beginning students, An Introduction to Architectural Theory is the first narrative history of this period, charting the veritable revolution in architectural thinking that has taken

Bauman, Zygmunt - Postmodernity and its Discontents, ebook

Postmodernity and its Discontents

Bauman, Zygmunt


In the postmodern era, the liberty of the individual is the overriding value, the criterion in terms of which all social rules and regulations are assessed. Postmodernity is governed by the 'will to happiness': the result, however, is a sacrificing of security.

Eagleton, Terry - The Illusions of Postmodernism, ebook

The Illusions of Postmodernism

Eagleton, Terry


In this brilliant critique, Terry Eagleton explores the origins and emergence of postmodernism, revealing its ambivalences and contradictions. Above all he speaks to a particular kind of student, or consumer, of popular "brands" of postmodern thought.

Braidotti, Rosi - Metamorphoses: Towards a Materialist Theory of Becoming, ebook

Metamorphoses: Towards a Materialist Theory of Becoming

Braidotti, Rosi

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After a brief flirtation with postmodern thinking in the 1980s, mainstream feminist circles seem to have turned their back on the staple notions of poststructuralist philosophy. Metamorphoses takes stock of the situation and attempts to reset priorities within the