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Landscaping change: exploring the transformation, reconstitution and disruption of environments through the arts, humanities and social sciences

Walton, S (2017) 'Landscaping change: exploring the transformation, reconstitution and disruption of environments through the arts, humanities and social sciences.' In: Where we live now: perspectives on place and policy. British Academy, London, pp. 52-55.

Abstract

Changes in landscapes inevitably impact on local communities. Whether they are caused by environmental events, regeneration and conservation initiatives, or development spurred by business, changes to the material fabric of place can disturb the experience of those whose sense of identity and feelings of belonging may be entangled with that place.

Item Type: Book Chapter or Section
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Publication is a British Academy policy report and is available to read online at the URL above.

Through the support of the British Academy’s Rising Star Engagement Award, over the course of 2015 and 2016 Samantha Walton hosted a series of events around Bristol and Bath that aimed to foster critical discussion and performative evaluation of landscapes and places under processes of change. This contribution to the British Academy's policy report reflects on the aims and successes of the series, and makes a case for policy that is attentive to theories of place derived from arts and humanities research approaches.

Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0080 Criticism
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
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Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2017 16:50
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2017 15:52
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/9072
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