Flashcards in ✅188.8.131.52 - Changing Places – Relationships, Connections, Meaning and Representation Deck (38)
All places are...
...dynamic, not static, and socially constructed
What do socially constructed links show?
How places function socially
What are some forces of change?
Local community groups
What is an example of national government?
What are examples of international institutions?
Tata steel, Tesco, the EU
What is an example of a global institution?
What is an example of a national institution?
The National Trust
What are some examples of individual forces of change?
What are some examples of TNCs?
What is an example of local community group forces of change?
The New Era Estate residents
What happened in Scunthorpe in 2015?
A steel march against closures and job losses
How many jobs were to be axed at Tata steel in Scunthorpe?
900, along with a further 270 in Scotland
What caused the Tata steel redundancies?
The flooding of cut price Chinese steel onto the world’s markets as well as high energy prices
How many steel jobs were at risk across the UK?
For how long had steel been the major industry in Scunthorpe?
How did the public make their support clear for the steel industry?
Marches up the high street
How did the Scunthorpe steelworks protect the town in World War 2?
The smoke from the steelworks masked the town from German planes and saved it from the bombing
Which organisation had the power to change the outcome?
The national government
How should places be studied in context?
How past and present connections have shaped them and embedded them in regional, national and international contexts
What is palimpsest?
Places being made up of a series of layers
What is Trafalgar Square?
A palimpsest on a small scale
What is meaning?
Relates to individual or collective perceptions of a place
What is representation?
How a place is portrayed or ‘seen’ in society
What is identity?
An assemblage of personal characteristics such as gender, sexuality, race and religion
What is belonging?
A sense of being part of a collective identity
What is ownership?
The feeling of being in possession of a set of values or a particular identity
What is wellbeing?
The positive outcome of a shared identity and a sense of belonging
What developments have occurred in Salford Quays over the last 2 decades?
One of the largest regeneration rejects in the UK around Media City and surrounding areas.
What are the key players in the Salford Quays regeneration?
Mersey Basin Campaign
Property development firms
Northwest development agency