Flashcards in Relationships, Connections, Meaning And Representation- Strand 2 Deck (21)
Representation of place
Cultural practices by which human societies interpret and portray the world around them and present themselves to others
Assemblage of personal characteristics such as gender, sexuality, race and religion
Sense of being part of a collective.
Feeling of being in possession of set of valves or a particular identity
Concept of rebranding
Where external agencies attempt to create specific place meanings to shape the actions of others
Meaning can involve people's sense of(4)
Positive outcome of a shared identity and a sense of belonging
Examples of different types of text
-articles, from newspapers and internet
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
-when was it produced
- who produced it
-what was the purpose
-does it support or contest the views of dominant groups?
Recognise context in which the text was produced and have some knowledge of its creator
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
Something attached to a place that people have experience both in the past and present
External agencies attempting to create specific place meaning to shape the actions of others
Example of a place that has been represented in a variety of different forms
8 Forces of Change
Local community groups
National institutions(national trust)
Global institutions(world trade organisation)
International institutions(European union)
Local community Group Example
New era estate
Transnational Corporations/ global institutions/ national government Example
Why should places be studies in context?
They have a past that's shaped them and embedded them in regional, national and global contexts
Place in Context Example