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It would take a great deal of research to assemble such an array of perspectives, and it is very fortunate for everyone interested in this field that Richardson has done so here. This reflective and critical chapter describes the evolution of a walking practice which has changed over time, providing examples of the walks and collectives involved. Rose demonstrates the passion some individuals have for city life and how this can be expressed through engaging with it on a very concrete level.

Walking inside out is a focused, enthused, engaging and diverse resource full of memorable narratives and transferable insights. The urban walkers represented here have worked through their walking strategies and created their own specific type of urban walking.

By the time we were over Afghanistan, I was hooked. They ramble freely across an eclectic terrain of the possible.

Yet, it has much more than that. The authors continually relay their personal connection to the sense of awe and excitement that is inherently linked to this type of exploration. This poignant and witty essay reflects the creative aspect of urban walking and the author demonstrates how the affective response to space can be used to produce a literary text. Phil Wood uses the walks he has taken in Lviv and Odessa to explore the concepts of memory, trauma and loss. You do not need a map, Gore-Tex, or a companion.

Therapy Today Walking Inside Out. The book celebrates the complex, joyous and challenging nature of the discipline. His account provides an excellent example of a walking-based narrative. It discusses both the s and the current resurgence of the practice and includes many useful examples and practitioners.

The urban walkers represented

It will introduce the terms that are often used within the field and the key thinkers within the urban walking lineage. Through a variety of case studies, it offers a British perspective of international spaces, from the British metropolis to the post-communist European city. Book Sections How the City Appears This section looks at visual urban phenomenon from communist architecture to public sculptures. Bayfield responds subjectively to the landscape, including affective cues alongside contemporary politico-cultural references sparked by the phenomenon encountered. The Walker and the Urban Landscape looks at visual urban phenomenon from public sculptures to pavements.

They will reflect on how space is mapped out and how it is connected to memory, culture and geographical space. However, it is this that makes it hard to pin down in any formalised way. Wooden Stones by Gareth E. This book is full of unanticipated gems that really show the breadth of the contemporary perspectives that are contributing to this intriguing field. He weaves filmic, literary and geographical references together, producing a first-hand description of his walk from Crosby Beach to Edge Hill University.

And, though the collective talent in this book has submitted writing at a level that could be right at home in a literary journal or a wing of academia, the human element is preserved here. There are chapters that meditate on the influence of memory and time, as well as those that examine notions of power, place, and the dominant narrative in the urban zones that we traverse. Rees uses the urban phenomena of memorial benches as a way of exploring the themes of memory, memorabilia and the landscape.

Walking inside out is a focused