Non-Representational Theory: Space/Politics/Affect

Nigel Thrift

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Non-Representational Theory: Space/Politics/Affect

Non Representational Theory Space Politics Affect This astonishing book presents a distinctive approach to the politics of everyday life Ranging across a variety of spaces in which politics and the political unfold it questions what is meant by perc

  • Title: Non-Representational Theory: Space/Politics/Affect
  • Author: Nigel Thrift
  • ISBN: 9780415393218
  • Page: 436
  • Format: Paperback
  • This astonishing book presents a distinctive approach to the politics of everyday life Ranging across a variety of spaces in which politics and the political unfold, it questions what is meant by perception, representation and practice, with the aim of valuing the fugitive practices that exist on the margins of the known It revolves around three key functions It introduThis astonishing book presents a distinctive approach to the politics of everyday life Ranging across a variety of spaces in which politics and the political unfold, it questions what is meant by perception, representation and practice, with the aim of valuing the fugitive practices that exist on the margins of the known It revolves around three key functions It introduces the rather dispersed discussion of non representational theory to a wider audienceprovides the basis for an experimental rather than a representational approach to the social sciences and humanitiesbegins the task of constructing a different kind of political genre.A groundbreaking and comprehensive introduction to this key topic, Thrift s outstanding work brings together further writings from a body of work that has come to be known as non representational theory This noteworthy book makes a significant contribution to the literature in this area and is essential reading for researchers and postgraduates in the fields of social theory, sociology, geography, anthropology and cultural studies.

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    1. Ralowe Ampu on said:

      re-reading *cruel optimism*, in the intro lauren berlant mentions nigel thrift and collegial others as shouldering the task of facing off this crisis present and its oh-so ordinary impasse. whereas i was inspired by berlant's marxist and freudian style of articulating and narrating this unbearable now, thrift's diagnosis was haunted by an eroticism of paranoia. lotsa "what we are seeing here" and "increasinglys" that i'm probably just too lazy or exhausted to buy; it all felt driven by an undisc [...]

    2. Ben O'loughlin on said:

      A manifesto for changing the direction and methods of social science, as well as a decent primer on non-representational theory, given that the book brings together 20 years of his thinking on this approach. His analysis of the manner in which technology can change the backgrounds of social life in ways that alter our susceptibility to political and business marketing is intriguing and resonates with much contemporary experience. Yet another writer, however, who cloaks his analysis in claims of [...]

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