Redman, Peter ed. (2008). Attachment: Sociology and social worlds. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press.
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About the book:
This book introduces students to attachment as an everyday social experience. Focusing on wide-ranging and accessible examples, the text explores how attachments between people, and between people and things, are made, sustained and unmade. In doing so, the book introduces a number of competing sociological approaches to these processes, in particular, feminist versions of social constructionism; theories of material culture and actor network theory; phenomenology; and psycho-societal theories. The book combines an accessible introduction to significant strands of current sociological thought with illustrative material students will find engaging and compelling, such as intimate family relations, media texts, the economy and sport.
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|Extra Information:||One of three volumes for the OU "Making Social Worlds" course (DD308)|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Social Sciences > Sociology|
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)|
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|Date Deposited:||23 Jun 2009 16:21|
|Last Modified:||02 Dec 2010 20:33|
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