Inspired by Deleuze and Guattari, assemblage theory, as it has come to be
known in recent years (largely due to the efforts of Actor Network Theory rather
than Deleuzians, I might add), is steadily gathering a significant following in
the social sciences. There can be no question that it has generated interesting
and important new ways of thinking about the complex nature of social reality
(again, largely due to the efforts of Actor Network Theory).