Place and Placelessness

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As I have been finalising the book edit, I have increasingly been drawn to maps to help tell the story – both the Khmer Rouge history, and that of the school program. This has prompted me to go back to Edward Relph’s Place and Placelessness, a geography classic. I was introduced to his work by comments in James Tyner’s book, The …

James Tyner – The Killing of Cambodia – Notes

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Book Notes Chapter 1: Imaging Genocide Can we define Genocide? Mick Q: Am I structuralist or post-structuralist? Mick Q: Role of power/knowledge nexus in ethical framework ‘Given that knowledge is neither neutral nor value-free, but rather the outcome of political processes, it follows that knowledge is intrinsically associated with social relations. Moreover, given that social relations are not necessarily asymmetrical, …