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Thrift, N. J.

Works: 211 works in 932 publications in 4 languages and 21,320 library holdings
Genres: History  Miscellanea  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Honoree
Classifications: HD2755.5, 307.76
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Most widely held works by N. J Thrift
The Geography of multinationals : studies in the spatial development and economic consequences of multinational corporations by Michael Taylor( Book )

48 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The volume is divided into two parts. In the first each of the chapters considers a particular aspect of the problem of how multinational corporations have developed. In the second part the chapters consider different aspects of the economic and social impacts of these corporations. The common theme that links all the papers is their emphasis on careful historical analysis of different forms of spatial organisation and their transformation into other, different forms
Globalization, institutions, and regional development in Europe by Ash Amin( Book )

26 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the application of an institutionalist perspective which stresses the importance of institutionalizing processes within the economy, the chapters in the book argue that regional economic prosperity will depend upon the degree to which regions are able to mobilize flexible institutional strategies. The book concludes that adaptable regions with a diverse institutional presence can harness the forces of globalization to their own ends. Other regions, with more rigid institutional structures, face a bleak future
Class and space : the making of urban society by N. J Thrift( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is abut the place of space in the study of class formation. It consists of a set of papers that fix on different aspects of the human geography of class formation at different points in the history of Britain and the United States over the course of the last 200 years. The book shows that the geography of class formation is a valuable and cross-disciplinary tool in the study of modern societies, integrating the work of human geographers with that of social historians, sociologists, social anthropologists and other social scientists in an enterprise which emphasises the essential unit
New models in geography : the political-economy perspective by Richard Peet( Book )

58 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two decades after the publication of the seminal Models in Geography, edited by Richard Chorley & Peter Haggett, this major collection of specially commissioned essays charts the new human geography from the perspective of political economy
Mapping the subject : geographies of cultural transformation by Steve Pile( Book )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With no precise boundaries, always on the move and too complex to be defined by space and time, is it possible to map the human subject? This book attempts to do just this, exploring the places of the subject in contemporary culture. The editors approach this subject from four main aspects-its construction, sexuality, limits and politics-using a wide ranging review of literature on subjectivity across the social and human sciences. The first part of the book establishes the idea that the subject is constructed through detailed histories of the subject. The second part shows that sexuality cannot be assumed to be natural through the contributors' research on the place of sexuality in subjectivity and subjectivity in sexuality. The essays in the third part take issue with the idea of a singular, self-contained identity. Power relations and the effects of power are consistent themes throughout the book and the final section deals explicitly with relations of power, whether organized around gender, race, class or other kinds of difference."--Publisher's description
Cities : reimagining the urban by Ash Amin( Book )

33 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amin and Thrift maintain that the traditional divide between the city and the countryside has been perforated through urban encroachment, the thickening of the links between the two, and urbanisation as a way of life
Thinking space by Mike Crang( Book )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thinking Space is ideal reading for those looking to learn about the 'spatial turn' in social and cultural theory. Theorists have begun using geographical concepts and metaphors to think about the complex and differentiated world
Spatial formations by N. J Thrift( Book )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenting analysis of how space is socially constructed, unmade and reconstructed, Thrift provides the reader with a direct understanding of how social theory can be used to make sense of spatial forms and practices, and how spatial relations are made durable over space and time
City A-Z by Steve Pile( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Featuring a fantastic line up of contributors, The City A-Z introduces the reader to a refreshingly new way of thinking about and understanding cities and urban life. Specially commissioned short entries capture moments of the city, constantly surprising the reader with entries ranging from poetry to prose, from paintings to a photo-essay, and from rigorous noisy analysis to quiet stories of city life. An 'ideas' map, similar to the London Underground map, links all the different themes providing a route through this unique text. Includes contributions from: Ash Amin, Anette Baldauf, David Bell, Walter Benjamin, Alistair Bonnett, Iain Borden, Stephen Cairns, Iain Chambers, Steve Graham, Dolores Hayden, Steve Hinchcliffe, Mary King, Deborah Levy, Eugene McLoughlin, Harvey Molotch, Miles Ogborn, Steve Pile, Roy Porter, Jane Rendell, Saskia Sassen, David Sibley, Sharon Zukin"
The price of war : urbanization in Vietnam, 1954-85 by N. J Thrift( Book )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much rare material is incorporated in this unique account of urbanization in a developing country that was ravaged by war for twenty years. With due emphasis on the experience of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), the authors present an account of what happened to the towns and cities of Vietnam between the establishment of Ho Chi Minh's socialist state in 1954 and the mid 1980s. The story is introduced through a general theoretical and empirical account of urbanization in socialist Third World countries. The book stresses the importance of the turmoil created by warfare in directing urbaniz
The Socialist Third World : urban development and territorial planning( Book )

10 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Non-representational theory : space, politics, affect by N. J Thrift( Book )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the non-representational theories which are currently widely dispersed within social sciences and the humanities, this text provides a new outlook to this wide-ranging field
Times, spaces, and places : a chronogeographic perspective by Don Parkes( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and Italian and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Money, power, and space by Stuart Corbridge( Book )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TimeSpace : geographies of temporality( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Timespace undermines the old certainties of time and space by arguing that these dimensions do not exist singly, but only as a hybrid process term. The issue of space has perhaps been over-emphasised and it is essential that processes of everyday existence, such as globalisation and environmental issues and also notions such as gender, race and ethnicity, are looked at with a balanced time-space analysis. The social and cultural consequences of this move are traced through a series of studies which deploy different perspectives - structural, phenomenological and even Buddhist - in order to make things meet up. The contributors provide an overview of the history of time and introduce the concepts of time and space together, across a range of disciplines. The themes discussed are of importance for cultural geography, sociology, anthropology, cultural and media studies, and psychology
Shaping the day : a history of timekeeping in England and Wales 1300-1800 by Paul Glennie( Book )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shaping the Day is a study of the practice of timekeeping in England and Wales between 1300 and 1800. Drawing on many unique historical sources, ranging from personal diaries to housekeeping manuals, Paul Glennie and Nigel Thrift illustrate how a particular kind of commonsense about time came into being, and how it developed during this period." "Overturning many common perceptions of the past - for example, that clock time and the industrial revolution were intimately related - this unique historical study will engage all readers interested in how 'telling the time' has come to dominate our way of life."--Jacket
Money/space : geographies of monetary transformation by Andrew Leyshon( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing together in one volume the most important writings of Andrew Leyshon and Nigel Thrift on money and finance, this collection examines the economic, social and cultural manifestations that go to make up the multiple vision of money
Knowing capitalism by N. J Thrift( Book )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title looks at what the author calls 'the cultural circuit of capitalism', the mechanism for generating new theories of capitalism. The book traces the rise of this circuit from the 1960s to the present day
The Blackwell cultural economy reader by Ash Amin( Book )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Reader brings together the exciting and innovative work that has appeared in the last 10 years in the growing field of cultural economy.:.; Brings together exciting and innovative work from the last ten years in the emerging field of cultural economy.; Contains a substantial introduction by the editors on the main strands and history of the cultural economy approach.; Shows how the pursuit of prosperity always involves multiple and hybrid orderings that cannot be reduced to either the terms culture or economy.; Shows that thinking about cultural economy is both a substantive task and a va
Automobilities by Mike Featherstone( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Automobilities presents one of the first and most wide-ranging examinations of the car and its promise of autonomy and mobility. Drawing on rich empirical detail, from ethnographies of office work on the motorway to the importance of the car in French cultural theory, the contributions demonstrate just how significant have been the economic, technological, social and political consequences of a pervasive and accelerating culture of the car."--Jacket
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Mapping the subject : geographies of cultural transformation
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Nigel Thrift British human geographer

Nigel Thrift Brits geograaf

Nigel Thrift géographe britannique

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New models in geography : the political-economy perspectiveMapping the subject : geographies of cultural transformationCities : reimagining the urbanThinking spaceSpatial formationsCity A-ZThe price of war : urbanization in Vietnam, 1954-85Non-representational theory : space, politics, affect