Cultural Mapping as Cultural Inquiry

Cultural Mapping as Cultural Inquiry

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This edited collection provides an introduction to the emerging interdisciplinary field of cultural mapping, offering a range of perspectives that are international in scope. Cultural mapping is a mode of inquiry and a methodological tool in urban planning, cultural sustainability, and community development that makes visible the ways local stories, practices, relationships, memories, and rituals constitute places as meaningful locations. The chapters address themes, processes, approaches, and research methodologies drawn from examples in Australia, Canada, Estonia, the United Kingdom, Egypt, Italy, Malaysia, Malta, Palestine, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden, Syria, the United Arab Emirates, the United States, and Ukraine. Contributors explore innovative ways to encourage urban and cultural planning, community development, artistic intervention, and public participation in cultural mappinga€”recognizing that public involvement and artistic practices introduce a range of challenges spanning various phases of the research process, from the gathering of data, to interpreting data, to presenting qfindingsq to a broad range of audiences. The book responds to the need for histories and case studies of cultural mapping that are globally distributed and that situate the practice locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.cultural mapping, while Wawa seems to have benefited from a resourceful project leader who put a lot of effort into engaging ... The fact that some of the communities undertaking mapping decided to deviate from the MCPI guidelines to mapanbsp;...

Title:Cultural Mapping as Cultural Inquiry
Author:Nancy Duxbury, W.F. Garrett-Petts, David MacLennan
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-05-22


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