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  • Identify of place, places of identities : change of place names in post-apartheid South Africa
  • Identity ; Place ; Place names ; South Africa ; Territorial restructuring
  • Various types of transformations of toponyms coexist in South Africa at every scale. Place names contribute to forging the identity of different places, at different scale. The changes of place names is a pertinent tool to analyse territorial
  • restructuring in post-apartheid South Africa. If toponyms reflect the identity of a place, their changes are indicative of multiple identities contained in one place or territory. - (AJC)
  • The maximal covering location problem with facility placement on the entire place
  • The morality of place
  • Commercial network ; Gated community ; Hospital ; Place ; Spatial organization ; Theory
  • There is increasing interest in moral aspects of place. This includes the perspectives of moral geographies, inclusion and exclusion, and the moral power of place. After reviewing some of this work, examples are used to elaborate aspects
  • of the normativity of particular kinds of place. These involve places of exclusion (gated settlements and self-contained commercial complexes), and places of care (hospitals and other therapeutic places), set in their broader societal context. The paper raises
  • the question of the capacity of deliberately created places to induce favourable moral outcomes. - (BJ)
  • Place marketing for local economic development in South Africa
  • Image ; Job creation ; Local development ; Place ; Regional development ; South Africa
  • Place marketing is one element of planning for local economic development. The question of place marketing in South Africa is examinated and recent experience is contextualized in an international perspective. Key themes include historical
  • development of place marketing, and an analysis of the directions and content of contemporary place marketing. - (AJC)
  • Using mnemonics to learn place geography
  • Pedagogy ; Place ; Place names ; Primary education ; Teaching of geography ; United States of America
  • Assessment of the pedagogical effectiveness for elementary schools of several instructional strategies featuring keyword mnemonics and devices to enhance attention in learning place names and their locations. - (DWG)
  • Gifted places : the inalienable nature of belonging in place
  • Community ; Phenomenology ; Place ; Sense of belonging ; Social geography ; South-East England ; Space ; United Kingdom ; Urban park
  • This article examines gifted places and the inalienable nature of belonging in place in Wigan,in the North West of England. On the basis of in-depth, qualitative research with a group of people who have long-standing connections to their local place
  • , memories and life-narratives are unravelled to explore the social and material relationships that place embodies. After a brief discussion of the data collection methods used, notably photo diaries, some empirical examples are put forward to demonstrate how
  • the research participants act as current custodians of places. The paper concludes by bringing together the different aspects of belonging in place illustrated by these vignettes and shows how they contribute to belonging in place as a moral way of being
  • The concept of place implies both existing space (place) and the image for this place. Places and places names are given a variety of meanings and values by the personal place image. By decoding these meanings we can explain human behaviour
  • . The process of symbolization of place images by reported use in the society. Those place images symbolized on a national level in Japan. - (SGA)
  • Quelques particularités géomorphologiques de placers aurifères au Ghana
  • Afrique de l'Ouest ; Carte géologique ; Ghana ; Gisement ; Géomorphologie ; Or ; Placer
  • Geological field ; Geological map ; Geomorphology ; Ghana ; Gold ; Placer ; West Africa
  • Identification de 4 groupes de placers aurifères d'importance industrielle : placers alluviaux dans les zones de roches précambriennes de la formation de Birim, placers alluviaux dans les zones des roches précambriennes de la formation de Tarkwa
  • , placers diluviens et placers dans les produits colorés en rouge de la météorisation chimique tropicale.
  • Place, power, situation and spectacle: a geography of film
  • Art ; Cinema ; Cultural studies ; Landscape ; Place ; Power
  • Eleven essays written by geographers on how films convey place-held meanings. Some are theoretically focused; others discuss specific English-language films. - (DWG)
  • South Asian sacred places
  • South Asian sacred places. Special issue
  • Review of the importance of South Asia in the development of religions and an introduction to the volume, which focuses on sacred places in south Asia and in other parts of the world to which South Asians have carried their religious beliefs. - (SLD)
  • Television as gathering place
  • Audiovisual ; Communication ; Consumption ; Cultural geography ; Ideology ; Place ; Social space ; Society ; Television
  • An examination of television as a center of meaning and as a social context supports the concept of a place without a location. A comparison of television and certain architectural structure identifies similarities and differences that may
  • Books, place, regions - a natural blend
  • Children ; Education ; Land use ; Literature ; Mental map ; Place ; Region ; Teaching of geography ; United States of America
  • Explains how children's literature encourages geographic thinking, builds geographic skills, and develops mental maps of places and regions. - (DWG)
  • Power, practice and consciousness : one's place in the world, the world in one's place
  • La place économique de l'Australie dans le monde. (Australia's place in the world)
  • Dunkerque, place forte du trafic des vracs solides, mais aussi place importante de celui des marchandises diverses
  • Where the bodies lie : sense of place and police procedurals
  • Criminality ; Cultural studies ; Literature ; Place ; Public space
  • Study examines one subgenre of mystery literature - the police procedural - to convey a sense of place. It is shown that place is an essential ingredient in the commission, discovery, and resolution of crime. A. uses a number of police procedurals
  • to illustrate how four basic literary devices convey a sense of place : narrative description, dialogue, iconography, and attention to detail. Although the police procedural remains underutilized by academics as a source of literary geography, it is a major
  • source of the reading public's sense of place. - (SLD)
  • Is it Roslyn or is it Cicely? Representation and the ambiguity of place
  • Audiovisual ; Communication ; Epistemology ; Image ; Landscape ; Perception ; Place ; Semiotics of space ; Small town ; United States of America
  • The paper addresses the relationships between representation and place as social processes by examining the blurring of Cicely, the Alaskan town in the television show Northern Exposure, and Roslyn, the town in Washington State where outdoors scenes
  • of Northern Exposure are shot. The production of place-images by the entertainment industry has material repercussions for the residents of places. The relationship between R. and C. helps advance an epistemology of place.
  • Central place hierarchy in a backward economy: Gorakhpur region (India)
  • Central place hierarchy has awakened renewed interest particularly after the fusion of growth pole concept and the central place theory. The purpose of the paper is to examine whether: 1) there exists a hierarchically articulated central place
  • system in a backward traditional economy and if so: 2) how strong is the functional interaction in the system through the successive orders of central places and how far is it amenable to be treated as a development pole system. A new methodology
  • to identify the central place hierarchy by combining the location co-efficient technique with an empirically derived scalar multiplier of service functions has been applied.
  • Place : encountering geography as philosophy
  • Definition ; Geographer's role ; Place ; Space ; Teaching of geography ; United Kingdom
  • The article seeks to encourage an engagement with place as an idea at A-level and beyond. It asks what place is, how it has been developed over the last 40 years by geographers and others and how the ideas of place can inform the understanding
  • of issues in contemporary society. These issues are illustrated by looking at the way notions of place can inform the approaches to British high streets, the politics of immigration and the interrelations between digital media and the material landscape.
  • Devaluing place: people prosperity versus place prosperity and regional planning
  • A distinction between people prosperity and place prosperity is common in the regional economics and urban policy literatures. In this paper, the author criticizes the distinction on the grounds that a radical distinction between people and place
  • can only be made if one adapts an economic ideology that commodifies people and places.