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978-1-78661-193-2 • Hardback • April 2019 • $150.00 • (£115.00)
978-1-78661-194-9 • eBook • April 2019 • $45.00 • (£35.00)
Will Johncock has lectured in Sociology at UNSW Sydney. He has published book chapters, and articles in journals including Philosophy Today, Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour, Health Care Analysis, and Phenomenology and Practice.
Acknowledgements / Introduction: The Timing of Times / 1. Social Times: Contingent Constructions? / 2. Relatively Late: Cultural Plurality and Modified Bodies / 3. Subjective Times: Transcending the Present? / 4. (De)constructed Bodies: Are Modifications Late to the Corporeal Scene? / 5. Material Climates, Material Theories: A Late Response or a Self-Reflection? / 6. Methods of Accommodating Lateness: The Representation Inside the Real/ Notes/ Bibliography
Out of time, up against it, pressed for it or ahead of it - the punctuations of social and cross-cultural timings can be as different as they are compelling. But can these differences be reconciled with the impassive rhythms of natural time, materiality and the body? Johncock deftly explores this question with a philosophical sophistication that never discounts lived experience.
— Vicki Kirby, Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, University of New South Wales
Naturally Late is a fascinating and important book. Johncock interweaves the themes of temporality and embodiment in a highly original way that affords a very fresh and illuminating perspective upon both. The book is well-written, engaging and makes a very welcome contribution to contemporary debates.
— Nick Crossley, Professor, Sociology and Mitchell Centre for Social Network Analysis, School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester