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Carse, (Verner) Duncan

G. Hattersley-Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1219 words.

Carse, (Verner) Duncan (1913–2004), polar explorer and broadcaster, was born on 28 July 1913 at 35 Castletown Road, Fulham, London, the son of (Andreas) Duncan Carse, artist, and his wife,...

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creative industries

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Commercial and industrial production sectors involved in generating new cultural contributions through creativity, skill, and talent. Definitions variously include: art, music, film,...

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difference

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1. Being unlike something else, or unlike other people, in some way. The marking of difference constitutes identity—especially in relation to gender, ethnicity, class, and age....

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economism

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The belief that economic values are all that is real or important; human beings are motivated mainly by economic drives. Thornton (2007) Antipode 39, 5 thinks that American-style economism...

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network society

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An emerging form of society where new communications technologies have enabled social relationships to form that are no longer geographically bounded. Castells sees networks as being...

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proximity

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Nearness in space, time, or relationship. Oerlemans et al. (2001) Tijdschrift 92, 1 explain the proximity effect as benefiting from localized ties. Boschma (2005) Reg. Studs 39 claims that...

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publics

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(sociology)

Loose, transitory, and heterogeneous social collectivities (not normally termed ‘groups’) unified by shared interest in particular public events or issues (see alsonull...

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