Producing & Consuming Public Space: a ‘Rhythmanalysis’ of the Urban Park

Morven G. McEachern, Lancaster University, UK
Gary Warnaby, University of Liverpool, UK
Fiona Cheetham, University of Salford, UK
Research suggests an opportunity to offer a more comprehensive analysis of temporal consumption experiences encountered by park users, and the subsequent contribution to a perceived ‘sense of place’. Using visual ethnography and rhythmanalysis, our study distances our analysis from textual accounts of park usage as well as provide policy recommendations.
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Morven G. McEachern, Gary Warnaby, and Fiona Cheetham (2012) ,"Producing & Consuming Public Space: a ‘Rhythmanalysis’ of the Urban Park", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 40, eds. Zeynep Gürhan-Canli, Cele Otnes, and Rui (Juliet) Zhu, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 873-874.