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 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:
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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Review: Non-Representational Theory: Space/Politics/AffectUser Review - Ben O'loughlin - Goodreads
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 ... Read full review