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Rescripting and Restaging: Spatialising Structure and Agency

  • Susan FordeEmail author
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Part of the Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies book series (RCS)

Abstract

This chapter discusses the intricacies of spatialising structure and agency and maps out the concepts of rescripting and restaging. The chapter begins by looking at the social performativity of use of space and how space is inherently social. Next the agentive capability for social actors to transform space is introduced, and the relationship between rescripting and restaging, as agentive and structural concepts respectively, is explored. Through discussing these concepts within four spaces of peace (institutional, urban, social and personal) the work sets out how staging impacts on social actors’ capability to rescript and transform space.

Keywords

Spatialising structure and agency Space Place Peace 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PoliticsUniversity of YorkYorkUK

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