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The tragedy of utopia in the age of the Anthropocene: Beyond dystopia, despair and catastrophic futures (2024)
Journal Article
Featherstone, M. (2024). The tragedy of utopia in the age of the Anthropocene: Beyond dystopia, despair and catastrophic futures. European Journal of Social Theory, https://doi.org/10.1177/13684310241234180

My key objective in this article is to explore the history of the concept of utopia and its application in really existing social, political, economic and cultural forms. Starting with a consideration of what I call the economy of utopia, I theorise... Read More about The tragedy of utopia in the age of the Anthropocene: Beyond dystopia, despair and catastrophic futures.

Fragmentation, demonisation and breakdown : an exploration of how neoliberalism and the recession have affected older people's lives in Stoke-on-Trent (2019)
Thesis
Jones, A. L. (2019). Fragmentation, demonisation and breakdown : an exploration of how neoliberalism and the recession have affected older people's lives in Stoke-on-Trent. (Thesis). Keele University. Retrieved from https://keele-repository.worktribe.com/output/413778

Whilst there has been an academic ‘obsess[ion]’ with the topics of neoliberalism and the recession, there remains a significant gap in sociological and gerontological literature concerning how these macro forces have impacted upon real people, specif... Read More about Fragmentation, demonisation and breakdown : an exploration of how neoliberalism and the recession have affected older people's lives in Stoke-on-Trent.

The Sociology of Debt (Ed. M Featherstone) (2019)
Book
Featherstone, M. (2019). M. Featherstone (Ed.). The Sociology of Debt (Ed. M Featherstone). Bristol University Press. https://doi.org/10.46692/9781447339533

This book includes contributions from a range of authors in a variety of disciplines who approach debt from holistic perspectives, providing accounts that span both social scientific as well as economic analysis.