What is it about?
The article addresses the role of literal physical or material textures in social life; as well as providing an overview of social science approaches that use texture as a metaphor for the implicit feel of a place or given situation.
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Why is it important?
The article offers an innovative reading of the fallout and legacy of the 'cultural turn' and its materialist, sensorial and affective qualities.
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This page is a summary of: After the cultural turn: For a textural sociology, The Sociological Review, January 2019, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/0038026118825233.
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