Space and social hierarchy. Results of a longitudinal study with mental maps.

Dobák, Judit (2020) Space and social hierarchy. Results of a longitudinal study with mental maps. In: Mental Mapping. The Science of Orientation. New Approaches to Location – Spatial Patterns of the Global Economy Conference. Schenk Verlag, Passau, pp. 151-172. . ISBN 978-3-944850-78-9 DOI

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The results from two stages of a research project will be compared in this study. The research was conducted at a housing estate which used to belong to a characteristic element of the Borsod industrial region, the metallurgy in Diósgyőr. 20 years ago, when the research was done, it was also a methodological experiment. The goal of the research was to map and understand the complex lifestyle of the inhabitants of the colony mostly in the context of historical anthropology. Mental mapping was one of the research methods. Today, the research applies mental mapping as a central method and intends to reveal the social changes over time based on the information gathered in the previous research. The architectural environment and permanent spatial system of the housing estate makes it a suitable research site for fine tuning mental maps and drawing more detailed ones. The present research aims to contribute to this by including the time factor.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:rural workers, space usage, mental map, social hierarchy, masculine and feminine space, public and private space
ID Code:5684
Deposited By: Ádám Hoffmann
Deposited On:20 May 2020 09:08
Last Modified:20 May 2020 10:04

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