Materialist Dialogues and the Granular

Forman, Peter (2021) Materialist Dialogues and the Granular. Dialogues in Human Geography. ISSN 2043-8206 (In Press)

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This commentary reflects upon the utility of the granular for bringing new materialists’ concerns for materiality into dialogue with historical materialists’ concerns for the historical power relations through which social phenomena emerge. I argue that the granular offers a promising vocabulary for bridging these interests, but suggest that further work is now needed to demonstrate how the granular can reconcile new materialists’ insistence on creative vitality with Marxian historical materialism.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: granular, historical materialism, materiality, new materialism, vitality
Subjects: F800 Physical and Terrestrial Geographical and Environmental Sciences
V900 Others in Historical and Philosophical studies
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Geography and Environmental Sciences
Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2021 09:46
Last Modified: 31 May 2021 14:40

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