Spaces of Culture
City, Nation, World
- Mike Featherstone - Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
- Scott Lash - University of Oxford, UK, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
Cultural Theory | Human Geography (General) | Social Theory
They explore the key themes in social theory: the nation state; the city; modernity and reflexivity; post-Fordism and the spatial logic of the informational city. The contributors go on to analyze the public sphere, questioning the reductive representation of technology as a form of instrumentality, and demonstrating how new technologies can offer new spaces of culture. This analysis of public space is essential to an understanding of issues like global citizenship and multicultural human rights.