Sociology and the New Materialism

1st Edition

Theory, Research, Action

Nick J. Fox; Pam Alldred
eISBN-13: 9781473988149

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The first book of its kind, Sociology and the New Materialism explores the many and varied applications of “new materialism,” a key emerging trend in 21st century thought, to the practice of doing sociology.


Offering a clear exposition of new materialist theory and using sociological examples throughout to enable the reader to develop a materialist sociological understanding, the book:

Outlines the fundamental precepts of new materialism
Explores how materialism provides new perspectives on the range of sociological topic areas
Explains how materialist approaches can be used to research sociological issues and also to engage with social issues.

Sociology and the New Materialism is a clear and authoritative one-stop guide for advanced undergraduates and postgraduates in sociology, cultural studies, social policy and related disciplines.  

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ISBNs 9781473942226, 9781473942226, 9781473988149, 1473988144
Language English
Number of Pages 240
Edition 1st