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Representation of place

Cultural practices by which human societies interpret and portray the world around them and present themselves to others

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Identity

Assemblage of personal characteristics such as gender, sexuality, race and religion

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Belonging

Sense of being part of a collective.

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Ownership

Feeling of being in possession of set of valves or a particular identity

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Concept of rebranding

Where external agencies attempt to create specific place meanings to shape the actions of others

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Meaning can involve people's sense of(4)

-identity
-belonging
-ownership
-well being

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Well-being

Positive outcome of a shared identity and a sense of belonging

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Examples of different types of text

-articles, from newspapers and internet
-photographs
-films
-poetry

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When looking at a source's text, what are the processes that I need to think through?

-does it give a positive or a negative impression?
-look for:symbols,stereotypes, metaphors, choice of vocab, colour, camera angle
-provenance
-when was it produced
- who produced it
-what was the purpose
-does it support or contest the views of dominant groups?

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Provenance

Recognise context in which the text was produced and have some knowledge of its creator

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Textual Analysis- what to do?

- how does the source compare with other available texts
-timescale of source compared to others
-source inspired or reacting to other texts
-look for subtexts or hidden texts
-how does text relate to wider geographies or processes in society, e.g globalisation

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Meaning

Something attached to a place that people have experience both in the past and present

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Rebranding

External agencies attempting to create specific place meaning to shape the actions of others

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Rebranding Example

Salford Quays

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Example of a place that has been represented in a variety of different forms

Croyde, Devon

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8 Forces of Change

Local community groups
Transnational corporations(T.N.C.S)
Individuals
Local government
National institutions(national trust)
Global institutions(world trade organisation)
International institutions(European union)
National government

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Local community Group Example

New era estate

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Transnational Corporations/ global institutions/ national government Example

Teeside

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Why should places be studies in context?

They have a past that's shaped them and embedded them in regional, national and global contexts

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Place in Context Example

Trafalgar Square

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Plalimpsest

When geographers often describe places as being made up of a series of layers-something changed over time and shows evidence of the change