Practice: Cultural geography - Currently no debate


Sometimes referred to as human geography

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Related Terms:
Scape metaphors

The suffix -scape has been added to a number of terms apart from land. They include brandscape, servicescape, experiencescape, technoscape, ethnoscape, financescape, mediascape and ideoscape

The following books discuss brandscape, servicescape and experiencescape:

Strasser, S., ed. (2003). Commodifying everything: relationships of the market. London: Routledge. Link to Google Preview of text

Knox, P. L. (2008). Metroburbia, USA. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. Link to Google Preview of text

Hanna, J. and Middleton, A. C. (2008). Ikonica: a field guide to Canada’s brandscape. Vancouver: Dougals and McIntyre. Link to Google Preview of text

O’Dell, T. and Billing, P. (2005). Experiencescapes: tourism, culture and economy. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School Press. Link to Google Preview of text

Klingmann, A. (2007). Brandscapes: architecture in the experience economy. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2007

The terms ethnoscape, mediascape, financescape, ideoscape and technoscape are the invention of Arjun Appadurai. The following books contain a discussion of those terms:

Appadurai, A. (1996). Modernity at large: cultural dimensions of globalization. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996.

Arjun Appadurai’s essay, “Disjuncture and difference in the global cultural economy”, in which these -scape concepts are raised, can be found here.

Human Geography