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Books and Monographs



  • “A Life in Place” in Aitken, S. Valentine, G. (eds) Key Approaches in Human Geography (Second Edition) London, Sage.
  • “Struck dumb? Marilyn Strathern and social theory”, Theory, Culture and Society, 31, 283-288.

  • “The ‘sentient’ city and what it may portend”, Big Data & Society, 1:1, 1-21.

  • “Universities in British higher education—chief building blocks to answer the question: Where next?” in Amrhein, C.G. and Baron, B. (eds) Building Success in a Global University: Government and Academia—Redefining the Relationship Around the World. Bonn, Lemmens Medien Verlag, 129-147.



  • “The Insubstantial Pageant: Producing an Untoward Land” in du Gay, P. and Morgan, G. (eds) New Spirits of Capitalism?: Crises, Justifications, and Dynamics. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 142-177.



  • “The insubstantial pageant: Producing an untoward land”. Cultural Geographies, 19:2, 141-168.
  • “’But malice aforethought’: Cities and the natural history of hatred” in Bishop, R., Clancey, G. and Philips, J. (eds) The City as Target (2012). Abingdon, Routledge, 19-43.
  • “Foreword” in Moulier-Boutang, Y. Cognitive Capitalism. Oxford, Polity Press, vi-x.



  • “Lifeworld, Inc. – And what to do about it”. Environment and Planning D. Society and Space, 29, 5-26.
  • “Slowing down race”. Environment and Planning A, 42, 2428-2430.
  • “Callon and the life of democracy” in Akrich, M., Barthe, Y., Muniesa, F., Mustar, P.(eds) Débordements. Melanges Offerts â Michel Callon (2011). Paris, Presses des Mines, 393-403.


  • “Halos: finding space in the world for new political forms” in Braun, B., Whatmore, S.J. (eds) Political Matter. Technoscience, Democracy and Public Life. Minneapolis,University of Minnesota Press, 139-174.
  •  “Comment on Riles”. Current Anthropology, 5, 811-812.
  •  “Interview with Nigel Thrift” in Anderson, B., Harrison, P. (eds) Taking-Place: Non-representational theories and geography. London, Ashgate.
  • “Interview with Nigel Thrift”. Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory, 21, 93-105.
  •  “Afterword: Fings aint wot they used t’be: thinking through material thinking as placing and arrangement” in Hicks, D., Beaudry, M.C. (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Material Culture Studies. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 634-645.


  • “Re-animating the place of thought: Transformations of spatial and temporal description in the twenty-first century” in Amin, A., Roberts, S. (eds) Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 90-119.
  • “Different atmospheres: of Sloterdijk, China, and site”. Environment and Planning D. Society and Space, 27, 119-138.
  • “Universities are radical” in Pugh, J. (ed) What is Radical Politics Today? London, Macmillan, 204-212.
  • “Cityescapes” in Beyes, T., Krempl, S., Deuflhard, A. (eds) Art and Urban Space. Zurich, Verlag Niggli, 268-289.
  • (with A.Leyshon, S.French) “A very geographical crisis: the making and breaking of the 2007-2008 financial crisis”. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 2, 287-302.
  • “Understanding the Affective Spaces of Political Performance”  in Bondi, L., Cameron, L., Davidson, J., Smith, M. (eds) Emotion, Place and Culture. Aldershot: Ashgate, 79-96.
  • “Interview with Nigel Thrift” in Farias, I, Bender, T. (eds) Urban Assemblages: How Actor-Network Theory Changes Urban Studies. London, Routledge, 109-120.


  • “University reforms: the tension between form and substance” in Mazza, C., Quattrone, P.and Riccaboni, A. (eds) European Universities in Transition: Issues, Models and Cases.Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 17-30.
  • (with A. Leyshon) “The capitalization of almost everything: the future of finance and capitalism”. Theory, Culture and Society. 24, 97-115.
  • (with A. Barry) “Gabriel Tarde: imitation, invention, and economy”. Economy and Society, 36, 509-525.
  • “The material practices of glamour”. Journal of Cultural Economy, 1, 9-23.
  • “I just don’t know what got into me: where is the subject?”. Subjectivity, 22, 82-89.
  • “A perfect innovation engine: the rise of the talent world”. Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory, 16, 115-140.
  • “Pass it on: towards a political economy of propensity”. Emotion, Space and Society, 1, 83-96.


  • “David Harvey: a rock in a hard place” in Castree, N., Gregory, D. (eds) David Harvey: A Critical Reader. Oxford, Blackwell, 223-233.
  • “Immaculate warfare? The spatial policies of extreme violence” in Gregory, D., Pred, A. (eds) Violent Geographies: Fear, Terror, and Political Violence. New York, Routledge.
  • (with S. Graham) “Out of order: understanding repair and maintenance”. Theory, Culture and Society, 24, 1-25.
  • “Overcome by space: reworking Foucault” in Crampton, J., Elden, S. (eds) Space, Knowledge and Power: Foucault and Geography. London, Ashgate, 53-58.
  • “Dropping the pilot?”. 21st Century Society, 1, 109-118.
  • “Comment on birth, time and the biological consequences of globalization”. Current Anthropology, 48, 229-230.
  • (with A. Barry) “Gabriel Tarde: imitation, invention, and economy”. Economy and Society, 36, 509-525.


  • “Space, time and place” in Goodin, R., Tilly, C., (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Contextual Political Analysis. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 547-563.
  • “Re-inventing invention: new tendencies in capitalist commodification”. Economy and Society, 35, 279-306.
  • “Intensitäten des fühlens: für eine raumliche politik der affekte” in Berking, H. (ed) Die Macht des Lokalen in einer Wolt ohne Grenzen. Frankfurt, Campus Verlag, 216-251.
  • “Space” in Featherstone, M., Venn, C. (eds) Special Issue on Problematizing Global Knowledge. Theory, Culture and Society, 23, 139-146.
  • “Donna Haraway’s dreams”. Theory, Culture and Society, 23, 189-195.


  • (with K. Olds) “Assembling the global schoolhouse in Pacific Asia: the case of Singapore” in Daniels, P.W., Ho, K.C., Hutton, T.A. (eds) Service Industries and Asia-Pacific Cities: New Development Trajectories. London, Routledge, 199-215.
  • (with A.Leyshon, P. Webb, S. French, L. Crewe) “On the reproduction of the musical economy after the internet”. Media, Culture and Society, 27, 177-209.
  • “Transurbanism”. Urban Geography, 25, 724-734.
  • (with A. Amin) “What’s left: just the future”. Antipode, 37, 220-338.
  • “Torsten Hägerstrand and social theory”. Progress in Human Geography, 29, 337-340.
  • “Panicsville: Paul Virilio and the aesthetic of disaster”. Cultural Politics, 1, 337-348.
  • (with A. Leyshon, S. French, P. Webb, L. Crewe) “Accounting for e-commerce: abstractions, virtualism, and the cultural circuit of capital”. Economy and Society, 34, 428-450.
  • “Making sense: an afterword” in Lšfgren, O., Willim, R. (eds) Magic, Culture and the New Economy. Oxford, Berg, 131-136.
  • “But malice aforethought: cities and the natural history of hatred”. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, NS30, 133-150.
  • “From born to made: technology, biology and space”. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, NS30, 463-476.
  • “Beyond mediation; three new material registers and their consequences” in Miller, D. (ed) Materiality. Durham, NC, Duke University Press, 231-255.
  • (with P. Glennie) “Revolutions in the times. Clocks and the temporal structures of everyday life” in Livingstone, D., Withers, C. (eds) Geography and Revolution. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 160-198.
  • (with J.D. Dewsbury) “Genesis eternal: after Paul Klee” in Buchanan, I., Lambert, G. (eds) Deleuze and Space. Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 89-108.
  • (with A. Amin, D. Massey) “Centres without points” in Latour, B, Weibel, P. (eds) Making Things Public: Atmospheres of Democracy. Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press, 810-814.
  • (with A.Amin) “Citizens of the world. Seeing the city as a site of international influence”. Harvard International Review, 27, 14-17.


  • “Performance and performativity: a geography of unknown lands” in Duncan, J.S., Johnson, N.C., Schein, R. (eds) A Companion to Cultural Geography. Oxford, Blackwell, 121-136.
  • “Summoning Life” in Cloke, P, Goodwin, M, Crang, P (eds) Envisioning Human Geographies. London: E. Arnold, 81-103.
  • “Remembering the technological unconscious by foregrounding knowledges of position”. Environment and Planning D. Society and Space, 22, 175-190.
  • “Electric animals: new models of everyday life?”. Cultural Studies, 18, 461-482.
  • (with A. Amin) “The emancipatory city” in Lees, L (ed) The Emancipatory City? Paradoxes and Possibilities. London, Sage, 231-235.
  • (with G.L. Clark, A. Tickell) “Performing finance: the industry, the media and the image”. Review of International Political Economy,11, 289-310.
  • “Radio” in Harrison, S., Pile, S., Thrift, N.J.(eds) Patterned Ground: Entanglements of nature and culture. London, Reaktion.
  • (with S.Harrison, S.Pile) “Introduction” in Harrison, S., Pile, S., Thrift, N.J. (eds) Patterned Ground: Entanglements of nature and culture. London, Reaktion.
  • (with M.Boddy, K. Bassett, S. French, R. Griffiths, C. Lambert, A. Leyshon, I. Smith, M. Stewart) “Competitiveness and cohesion in a prosperous city region: the case of Bristol” in Boddy, M, Parkinson, M. (eds) City Matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance. Bristol, Policy Press, 51-70.
  • “Intensities of feeling: towards a spatial politics of affect”. Geografiska Annaler, Series B, 86, 57-78.
  • “Thick time”. Organization, 11, 873-880.
  • (with S. French, L. Crewe, A. Leyshon, P. Webb) “Putting e-commerce in its place: reflections on the impact of the internet on the cultural industries” in Power, D., Scott, A.J. (eds) Cultural Industries and the Production of Culture, London, Routledge, 54-71.
  • “Driving in the city”. Theory, Culture and Society, 21, 41-59.
  • (with G.L. Clark) “The return of bureaucracy: managing dispersed knowledge in time and space” in Knorr-Cetina, K., Preda, A. (eds) The Sociology of Financial Markets. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 229-249.
  • “Movement-space: the changing domain of thinking resulting from the development of new kinds of spatial awareness”. Economy and Society, 33, 582-604.
  • (with K. Olds) “Cultures on the brink: Re-engineering the soul of capitalism – on a global scale” in Ong, A., Collins, S. (Eds) Global Anthropology. Technology, Politics, and Ethics as Anthropological Problems. Malden, MA, Blackwell, 270-290.
  • (with R. Lee, A. Leyshon, T. Aldridge, J. Tooke and C. Williams) “Making geographies and histories: constructing local circuits of value”. Environment and Planning D. Society and Space, 22, 595-618.


  • “Space”, in Holloway, S., Rice, S., Valentine, G (eds) Key Concepts in Geography. London, Sage, 91-108.
  • (with R. Lee, A. Leyshon, T. Aldridge, J. Tooke, C. Williams) “Constructing alternative circuits of value – the case of local currency systems” in Sforzi, F. (ed) The Institutions of Local Democracy. Aldershot, Ashgate, 115-139.
  • “Closer to the machine? Intelligent environments, new forms of possession and the rise of the supertoy”. Cultural Geographies, 10, 389-407.
  • “Practising ethics” in Pryke, M., Rose, G., Whatmore, S. (eds) Using Social Theory: Thinking Through Research. London, Sage, 105-120.
  • (with A. Amin) “Introduction” in Amin, A., Thrift, N.J. (eds) The Cultural Economy Reader. Oxford, Blackwell, x-xxx.
  • (with D. Massey) “The passion of place” in Johnston, R.J., Williams, M. (eds) A Century of British Geography. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 275-299.
  • “The might of ‘might’: how social power is being refigured” in Peck, J.A., Yeung, H. (eds) Remaking the Global Economy. London, Sage, 130-144.
  • “Performance and …”. Environment and Planning A, 35, 2019-2024.
  • (with A. Amin, D. Massey) “Regions, democracy and the geography of power”. Soundings, 25, 57-70.


  • (with P. Glennie) “The spaces of clock times” in Joyce, P. (ed) History and the Social Sciences. London, Routledge, 151-174.
  • “World city” in Review of International Political Economy Companion. London, Routledge.
  • “Geography of finance”, (with P.Glennie) “Time and Geography” in Smelser, N.J., Baltes, P.B. (eds) International Encyclopaedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences. New York, Elsevier.
  • (with S. French) “The automatic production of space”. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, NS27, 309-335.
  • “The future of Geography”. Geoforum, 33, 291-298.
  • “Think and act like revolutionaries. Episodes from the global triumph of managerial discourse”. Critical Quarterly, 44, 19-26.
  • (with K. Anderson, M. Domosh, S.J. Pile) “A rough guide” in Anderson, K., Domosh, M., Pile, S.J., Thrift, N.J. (eds) Handbook of Cultural Geography. London, Sage, 1-35.
  • (with A. Amin) “Cities and ethnicities”. Ethnicities, 2, 291-300.


  • (with C. Williams, T. Aldridge, R. Lee, A. Leyshon, A. and J. Tooke) “Bridges into work: an evaluation of LETS”. Policy Studies, 22, 121-134
  • (with C. Williams, T. Aldridge, A. Lee, A. Leyshon, J. Tooke) “Local ecology and trading schemes (LETS): a tool for community renewal”. Community, Work and Family, 4, 355-361
  • “Elsewhere” in Cummings, N, Lewandowska, M (eds) Capital, London, Tate Modern, 82-105.
  • “Chasing Capitalism”. New Political Economy, 6, 375-380.
  • “It’s the romance, not the finance, that makes the business worth pursuing: disclosing a new market culture”. Economy and Society, 30, 412-432.


  • Entries ‘consumer services’, ‘commodity’, ‘services, geography of’, ‘producer services’, ‘actor-network theory’, ‘non-representational theory’, ‘rhizome’, ‘reflexive modernization’, ‘risk society’, ‘information economy’, ‘information society’, ‘media, geography of’, ‘image’, ‘communications, geography of’, ‘performance’, ‘habitus’, ‘material culture’ in Gregory, D., Johnston, R.J., Pratt, G., Smith, D., Watts, M. (eds) Dictionary of Human Geography (fourth edition), Oxford, Blackwell.
  • (with M. Crang) “Thinking space” in Crang, M., Thrift, N.J. (eds). Thinking Space. London, Routledge, 1-30.
  • (with N. Bingham). “Some new instructions for travellers: The geography of Bruno Latour and Michel Serres” in Crang, M., Thrift, N.J. (eds). Thinking Space. London, Routledge, 281-301.
  • “Not a straight line but a curve: or cities are not mirrors of modernity” in Bell, D., Haddour, A. (eds) City Visions. London, Longman, 233-263.
  • “State sovereignty, globalisation, and the rise of soft capitalism” in Hay, C., Marsh, D. (eds) Demystifying Globalisation. London, Macmillan, 71-104.
  • “Dead or alive?” in Cook, I., Crouch, D., Ryan, J., Naylor, S. (eds). Cultural Turns/Geographical Turns. Perspectives on Cultural Geography. Longman, London.
  • “Afterwords”. Environment and Planning D. Society and Space, 18, 213-255.
  • “It’s the little things.” in Atkinson, D., Dodds, K. (eds) Geopolitical Traditions. A Century of Geopolitical Thought. London, Routledge, 380-387.
  • (with S. Pile). “Technical note” in Pile, S.J., Thrift, N.J. (eds) The City A-Z. London, Routledge, 303-310.
  • “With child to see any strange thing: everyday life in the city” in Bridge, G., Watson, S. (eds) A Companion to the City. Oxford, Blackwell 398-409.
  • (with D. Walling) “Geography in the United Kingdom, 1996-2000”. Geographical Journal, 166, 96-124.
  • (with J.D. Dewsbury) “Dead geographies – and how to make them live again”. Environment and Planning D. Society and Space, 18, 411-432.
  • “Still life in nearly present time: the object of nature”. Body and Society, 6, 34-57.
  • “Performing cultures in the new economy”. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 90, 674-692.
  • “Pandora’s Box: cultural geographies of economies” in Clark, G.L., Feldman, M.P., Gertler, M.S. (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Economic Geography. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 689-704.


  • “Steps to an ecology of place” in Allen, J., Massey, D. (eds) Human Geography Today. Cambridge, Polity Press, 295-321.
  • “Virtual Capitalism: some proposals” in Carrier, J., Miller, D. (eds) Virtualism. The New Political Economy. Oxford, Berg. 161-186.
  • “Cities and economic change: global governance?” in Allen, J., Massey, D., Pryke, M. (eds) Understanding Cities. Volume 2: Unsettling Cities. Routledge, London, 271-320.
  • “20/40 vision: urban futures to avoid and urban futures to admire.” in Smith, R. (ed) The Future of the City. Macmillan, London, 7-15.
  • (with A. Leyshon) “Lists come alive: electronic systems of knowledge and the rise of credit-scoring in retail banking”. Economy and Society, 28, 434-466.
  • “The place of complexity”. Theory, Culture and Society, 16, 31-70.
  • “State sovereignty, globalisation and the rise of soft capitalism” in Olds, K., Kelly, P., Yeung, H. (eds) Globalization and Asia-Pacific. Contested Territories. Routledge, London, 57-71.
  • “Entanglements of power: shadows”, in Sharp, J., Philo, C., Routledge, P., Paddison, R. (eds) Entanglements of Power, Geographies of Domination/Resistance. London, Routledge, 269-278.
  • (with A. Leyshon) “Moral geographies of money” in Gilbert, E., Helleiner, E. (eds) Nation-States and Money. The Past, Present and Future of National Currencies. Routledge, London, 159-181.


  • “Towards a new new regional geography”. Berichte zur Deutschen Landeschunde, 72, 37-46.
  • (with P. Cloke, M. Phillips) “Class, colonisation and lifestyle strategies in Gower” in Boyle, P., Halfacree, K. (eds) Migration into Rural Areas. Theories and Issues. Chichester, John Wiley,  166-185.
  • (with A. Leyshon, J. Pratt) “Reading financial services: consumers, texts and financial literacy”. Environment and Planning D. Society and Space, 16, 29-55.
  • “Distance is not a safety zone but a field of tension: mobile geographies and world cities”. Nederlandse Geografische Studies, 241, 54-66.
  • “Always here and there: the City of London” in Unwin, T. (ed) A European Geography. Routledge, London, 199-202.


  • (with A. Amin) “Globalisation, socioeconomics, territoriality” in Lee, R., Wills, J. (eds) Society, Place, Economy: States of the Art in Economic Geography. London: E. Arnold.
  • (with A. Leyshon) “Spatial financial flows and the growth of the modern city.” International Social Science Journal, 151, 41-53 (simultaneously published in French).
  • “The still point: resistance, embodiment and dance.” in Pile, S., Keith, M. (eds) Geographies of Resistance. London, Routledge, 124-151.
  • “The rise of soft capitalism” (short version) Cultural Values, 1, 29-57.
  • “The rise of soft capitalism” (long version) in Herod, A., Roberts, S., Toal, G. (eds) An Unruly World? Globalisation and Space. London, Routledge, 25-71.
  • (with A. Leyshon) “Financial desertification” in Rossiter, J. (ed) Financial Exclusion. Can Mutuality Fill the Gap?. London, New Policy Institute, 11-16.
  • “Re-imagining places, re-imagining identities.” in MacKay, H. (ed) Consumption and Everyday Life. Culture, Media and Identities series (ed. S. Hall). London, Sage, 159-212.
  • (with P. Glennie) “Geographical perspectives on time”. Traverses. Zeitschrift fur Geschichte, 4, 36-47.
  • “Cities without modernity: cities with magic”. Scottish Geographical Magazine, 113, 138-149.


  • ‘Shut up and dance; or, is the world economy knowable?’ in Daniels, P., Lever W. (eds) The Global Economy in Transition. London, Longman, 11-23.
  • “New urban eras and old technological fears: reconfiguring the goodwill of electronic things”. Urban Studies, 33, 1463-1493.
  • (with P. Glennie) “On a chapter missing from ‘Customs in Common’”. Time and Society, 5, 275-299.
  • (with P. Glennie) “Consumers, identities, and consumption spaces in early modern England”. Environment and Planning A, 28, 25-46.
  • (with K. Olds) “Refiguring the economic in economic geography”. Progress in Human Geography, 20, 311-337.
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