Monthly Archives: August 2017

Fashion, beauty and Elias

The journal Critical Studies in Fashion & Beauty is looking for contributions to the study of fashion, body, beauty, identity and appearance. This flagship fashion journal of Intellect Books launched 8 years ago, spearheaded a successful series of visual culture … Continue reading

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New Book: Excitement Processes

Jan Haut, Paddy Dolan, Dieter Reicher and Raúl Sánchez García (eds), Excitement Processes : Norbert Elias’s unpublished works on sports, leisure, body, culture (Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 2017), 322 pp. ISBN: 9783658149116. This book contains some of the most important of Elias’s writings that … Continue reading

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New Book: The Social Organisation of Marketing: A Figurational Approach

The Social Organisation of Marketing: A Figurational Approach to People, Organisations, and Markets Editors: John Connolly and Paddy Dolan The book examines the social processes which have shaped the development and organisation of various marketing practices and activities, and the … Continue reading

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CfP ISA Toronto 2018: Elias, Habitus and Organizations

ISA XIX World Congress of Sociology, Toronto: CfP RC17 Sociology of Organisation session on “Elias, Habitus and Organizations: Civilizing and decivilizing processes in organizational life” Abstracts must be submitted by 30 September through the ISA conference website. This session focuses on … Continue reading

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