Who belongs to Glasgow?
Who belongs to Glasgow?

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Who belongs to Glasgow?

Who belongs to Glasgow?

Introduction

This course focuses on the images of Glasgow and was first presented as a TV programme in 1993. It is not about Glasgow as such; it is about Glasgow's image. Images are representations of places: they are constructed and contested; images also represent multiple identities, uniqueness of place, interdependencies.

There are many different ways of interpreting and representing the character and identity of a place – many different geographical imaginations. Identities of places are a product of social action and of how people construct their own representations of particular places.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 1 study in Sociology [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

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