Non-representational theory is one of most influential contemporary perspectives within social and cultural theory, yet it is often poorly understood. Among the most important questions left unanswered are questions of method. All social and cultural theories—if they are to be proven useful—need to...
To Be Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge
A Sociology of the Senses
The Senses in Self, Society, and Culture is the definitive guide to the sociological and anthropological study of the senses. Vannini, Waskul, and Gottschalk provide a comprehensive map of the social and cultural significance of the senses that is woven in a thorough analytical review of classical,...
Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge
Written for Introductory Sociology and Sociology of Popular Music courses, the second edition of Understanding Society through Popular Music uses popular music to illustrate fundamental social institutions, theories, sociological concepts, and processes. The authors use music, a social phenomenon...
Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge
Mobility, Place, and Time on Canada's West Coast
Series: Innovative Ethnographies
The purpose of this rich and innovatively presented ethnography is to explore mobility, sense of place and time on the British Columbia coast. On the basis of almost 400 interviews with ferry passengers and over 250 ferry journeys, the author narrates and reflects on the performance of travel and...
Published January 19th 2012 by Routledge