A Geography of the Lifeworld (Routledge Revivals): Movement, by David Seamon

By David Seamon

Within the trendy Western way of life expanding clash is changing into obvious among that patchwork of remoted issues resembling the house or the place of work, that are associated by way of a mechanical method of transportation and communique units, and a turning out to be feel of homelessness and isolation.

This paintings, first released in 1979, adopts a phenomenological viewpoint illustrating that this malaise can have partial roots within the deepening rupture among humans and position. while the issues of terrestrial house can have been triumph over technologically and economically, it's been much less winning relating to humans. adventure shows that folks develop into guaranteed to locality, and the standard in their existence is therefore diminished if those bonds are disrupted or damaged in any respect. the connection among group and position is investigated, as is the chance for bettering the surroundings, either from a human and an ecological point of view.

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