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Ghostly Matters: Haunting and the Sociological Imagination

Artist
Avery F. Gordon
Price
$35.00
Date
2017
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press
Format
Artists' Books
Size
15 × 23 × 1.5 cm
Length
280 pp
Genre
Theory
Description

Drawing on a range of sources, including the fiction of Toni Morrison and Luisa Valenzuela (He Who Searches), Avery Gordon demonstrates that past or haunting social forces control present life in different and more complicated ways than most social analysts presume. Written with a power to match its subject, Ghostly Matters has advanced the way we look at the complex intersections of race, gender, and class as they traverse our lives in sharp relief and shadowy manifestations.

Forward by Janice Radway

2008

Softcover, perfect-bound, b&w

  1. Ghostly Matters
 

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