9780415483049

Justice, Power and the Political Landscape

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415483049

  • ISBN10:

    0415483042

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2009-04-29
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

The increasing interest in justice, power and the political landscape expresses a seaof change occurring in the meaning of landscape itself, from landscape as scenery to landscape as polity and place. It is in this socio-political context that it becomes necessary to consider the role of power, and the importance of justice, in the shaping of the landscape as an area of practice and performance with both cultural and environmental implications.

Table of Contents

1 Editorial: Law, Polity and the Changing Meaning of Landscape Kenneth R. Olwig 2 The Landscape of 'Customary' Law versus that of 'Natural' Law Kenneth R. Olwig 3 Between 'Platial' Imaginations and Spatial Rationalities: Navigating Justice and Law in the Low Countries Tom Mels 4 Planning and the Picturesque: A Case Study of the Dunedin District Plan and its Application to the Management of the Landscape of the Otago Peninsula Marion Read 5 Turning Social Relations into Space: Property, Law and the Plaza of Santa Fe, New Mexico Don Mitchell and Lynn A. Staeheli 6 Lawyering Landscapes: Lawyers as Constituents of Landscape Deborah G. Martin and Alexander Scherr 7 Restoring Mill Creek: Landscape Literacy, Environmental Justice and City Planning and Design Anne Whiston Spirn 8 Conflict between Global and Local Land-Use Values in Latvia's Gauja National Park Gregory Taff 9 Representing England's rural-urban fringe Nick Gallent and Johan Andersson 10 The reconstruction of past patterns of tilled fields from historical cadastral maps using GIS Stein Tage Domaas 11 'You can use my tights' or: The phenomenon of temporary solutions Antje Havemann and Margit Schild 12 Nature reserve selection on forest fragments in a suburban landscape (Rome, Central Italy): indications from a set of avian species Emanuela Lorenzetti and Corrado Battisti Reviews 13 Preserved and remnant natural vegetation in cities: A geographically divided field of research Clas Florgard Miscellany 14 Monitoring of small landscape elements in The Netherlands Anne Oosterbaan and Muriel Pels

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