Sociology: Materiality

Clayden, A., Hockey, J. & Powell, M. 2010

‘Natural burial: the de-materialisation of death? in J. Hockey, C. Komaromy, & K. Woodthorpe (eds) The Matter of Death: Space, Place and Materiality, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 148-164.

Hockey, J., Green, T., Clayden, A. & Powell, M. 2012

‘Landscapes of the dead? Natural burial and the materialisation of absence’, Journal of Material Culture, 17: 2, 115-32.

Kolnberger, T. 2018

‘Zwischen Mensch und Ding’ in H. Hahn & N. Friedemann, N. (eds.) Dinge als Herausforderung: Kontexte, Umgangsweisen und Umwertungen von Objekten, Bielefeld: transcript Verlag, 327-48.

Sørensen, T. 2009

‘The presence of the dead: cemeteries, cremation and the staging of non-place’, Journal of Social Archaeology, 9, 1, 111-135.


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