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The sensory landscape of the city

Sociological discussion programme. Laurie Taylor explores the scenes, smells, sounds and tastes of urban life.

The sensory landscape of the city. Laurie Taylor explores the scenes, sounds, smells and tastes of urban life. He's joined by Daniel Silver, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Toronto, Alex Rhys-Taylor, Lecturer in Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London and Monica Degen, Reader in Sociology at Brunel University London.
Producer: Jayne Egerton.

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28 minutes

Additional Reading

Degen, Monica (2014) 'The everyday city of the senses', in Paddison, R. and McCann, E. (editors) 'Cities and Social Change', Sage.

'Food and Multiculture: A Sensory Ethnography of East London', Rhys-Taylor, Alex (2017), Bloomsbury.

'Scenescapes: How Qualities of Place Shape Social Life', Silver, Daniel Aaron & Clark, Terry Nichols (2016), University of Chicago Press.

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