Dr. Tom Boland

Tom Boland lectures in Sociology at Waterford Institute of Technology. His core interests are in social theory, historical sociology and the sociology of critique. Recent articles have appeared in Culture, Theory & Critique, Textual Practice, Irish Journal of Sociology, International Political Anthropology, Irish Political Studies, Beascna, Anthropological Theory and The History of the Human Sciences. His monograph Critique as a Modern Social Phenomenon was published in 2013 by Mellen Press. He is joint editor with Ray Griffin of The Sociology of Unemployment, forthcoming with Manchester University Press, 2015.