Lyn Lofland’s The Public Realm has been a fairly transformative book in how I think about space, I am unsure how it had never come my way. Public Realm. Lyn H. Lofland as well as in everyday speech, the concept of public realm has no consensual definition and definitions that are. The public realm is defined as those nonprivate sectors or areas of urban settlements in which individuals in co-presence tend to be LYN H. LOFLAND.

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The Public Realm by Lyn Lofland: Social Forces — Northwestern Scholars

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Lyn Loffland is an American sociologist who received her Ph. She worked as a social worker early in her professional career and later taught sociology at the University of California at Davis. Some Lessons from History and Culture. This particular form of social-psychological space comes into being whenever a piece of actual physical space is dominated by relationships between and among persons who are strangers to one another, reaalm often occurs in urban bars, buses, plazas, parks, coffee houses, streets, and so forth.


Building the Private City. Negative Emotions and Secluded Lives. Uses of the Public Realm. Lofland No preview available – Sign In Forgot password? Her now classic study, “A World of Strangers”stressed the importance of spatial arrangements for lyj communication and interaction in cities. Order and Action in Urban Public Space.

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Don’t have an account? Exploring the City’s Quintessential Social Territory. Email alerts New issue alert. She is best known for her work on the study of human relations in urban society.

Its central argument is that while the existing body of accomplished work in the social sciences can be reinterpreted to make it relevant to an understanding of the public realm, this quintessential lgn of city life deserves much more u it deserves to be the object of direct scholarly interest in its own right. An Inventory of Utility. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation.


The Public Realm by Lyn Lofland: Social Forces

This book is about the “public realm,” defined as a particular kind of social territory that is found almost exclusively in puublic settlements. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.

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