Touching Space, Placing Touch

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Mark Paterson, Martin Dodge
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2012 - Social Science - 271 pages
Bringing together essays by researchers, this book provides a comprehensive review of contemporary thinking of touch and tactility, with coverage of a range of theoretical and empirical topics necessary for a full understanding of the changing nature of touch in relation to space, place and culture.

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List of Figures and Tables
Touching the Beach
How to get intoTouch
The Place
The Space between
Intrabody Touching and the Overlife Sized of Jenny Saville
Sensing theMaterial Impacts of Intangible Encounters

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About the author (2012)

Mark Paterson is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication, at the University of Pittsburgh, USA and Scholar in Residence at Duquesne University, and Martin Dodge is a Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Manchester, UK.

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