Sense of place and migration histories idiotopy and idiotope

Àngels Pascual-de-Sans

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    Abstract

    The aim of this article is to explore a methodological approach relevant to the study of population mobility. The approach considers not only the whole migratory process and the sequence of connected movements, but also what happens between each of them. The study of mobility is considered inseparable from the study of passage, permanence and settlement. This paper establishes the interest in elaborating concepts that express the interaction between people and places, and how these interactions contribute to an understanding of migratory processes and of 'place histories'. In this sense, geographical identification (idiotopy) and place identification (idiotope) are put forward as useful concepts. © Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers) 2004.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)348-357
    JournalArea
    Volume36
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2004

    Keywords

    • Idiotope
    • Idiotopy
    • Migration
    • Place
    • Qualitative methodology
    • Settlement

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