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The time period -sense of position- is a crucial multidisciplinary idea, used to appreciate the complicated methods by which members and teams outline themselves and their courting to their typical and cultural environments, and which over the past two decades or so has been more and more outlined, theorized and used throughout varied disciplines in numerous methods. experience of position mediates our courting with the area and with one another; it offers a profoundly vital starting place for person and group identification. it may be an intimate, deeply own event but additionally anything which we proportion with others. it really is immediately recognizable yet by no means consistent; quite it's embodied within the flux among familiarity and distinction. learn during this zone calls for culturally and geographically nuanced analyses, ways which are delicate to distinction and specificity, occasion and locale. The essays accumulated right here, drawn from numerous disciplines (including yet no longer restricted to sociology, heritage, geography, outdoors schooling, museum and historical past reports, overall healthiness, and English literature), supply a global point of view at the dating among humans and position, through 5 interlinked sections (Histories, Landscapes and Identities; Rural experience of position; city feel of position; Cultural Landscapes; Conservation, Biodiversity and Tourism).

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