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Possible geographies: a passing encounter in a café
(Blackwell Publishing, 2006)
The rise of non-representational theory in human geography has prompted searching questions about how researchers might 'represent' what they encounter in their fieldwork. A central problem is that we reach an insurmountable ...
Cold shoulders and napkins handed: gestures of responsibility
(Wiley InterScience, 2006)
Cafes are places in the city in which we have come to expect conviviality between the unacquainted. Goffman is perhaps the most famous analyst of relations between strangers in public space, yet his depiction of society's ...
Ethnoarchaeology and undefined investigations
(Pion Ltd, 2004)
For us in the event of writing this we hear ‘what next’ as something we have been planning ought to happen. It means we will finally begin considering the affinities and complementarities between Foucauldian historical ...
A parcel of muddling muckworms’: revisiting Habermas and the Early Modern English coffee-houses
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2007)
In the context of a research project concerned with contemporary cafés, one in which coffee-shops have loomed large, it has been appropriate to revisit Habermas’s famous 1962/1989 work on the transformation of the ‘public ...
X-morphising: review essay of Bruno Latour's Aramis, or the Love of Technology
(Pion Ltd, 1999)
An extended review is presented of Bruno Latour's book Aramis, or the Love of Technology (Harvard University Press,. 1996). Attention is paid to the textual. style and strategies.in the book, and also to how it fits in ...
The region in the boot: mobilising lone subjects and multiple objects
(Pion Ltd, 2003)
Company regions are forms of space busy with the sorting and distributing of objects from one location to another.We argue here, in sympathy with actor-network theory and nonrepresentational theory, that space is formulated ...