A Global Sense of Place - by Doreen Massey

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1. Power geometry

1.1. power in relation to flow and movement

1.1.1. different social groups/individuals have different mobility

1.1.1.1. eg. woman's mobility compared to men

1.1.1.1.1. restricted, limited agency

1.1.1.1.2. physical violence to be ogled at

1.1.1.2. eg. refugees from El Salvador

1.1.1.3. eg. undocumented migrant workers in Mexico

1.2. time-space compression

1.2.1. CHANGE

1.2.1.1. definition of space

1.2.1.1.1. affects culture and identity in response to change

1.2.1.1.2. eg. geographical fragmentation

1.2.2. DEFINITION

1.2.2.1. faster and increased movement across space

1.2.2.1.1. eg. geographical spacing out of social relations

1.2.3. CRITIC

1.2.3.1. western ethnocentric view of movement

1.2.3.1.1. eg. isolation of island communities due to decline in sea shipping

2. Arguments

2.1. movement is controlled by those in power

2.1.1. eg. distribution of film, controlling news, organisation of investments, transactions etc.

2.1.2. institutionalised power

2.2. movement is not equal

2.2.1. different factors result in inequality

2.2.1.1. identity

2.2.1.1.1. eg. race, class etc.

2.2.1.2. capital

2.2.1.3. agency

2.3. movement marks people

2.3.1. capital and agency is based on the power geometry

2.4. movement does not equal to power

2.4.1. inferior individuals/groups also move