By Jennifer Gabrys,Gay Hawkins,Mike Michael
From foodstuff punnets to charge cards, plastic allows everything of our day-by-day lives. It has turn into principal to approaches of up to date socio-material dwelling. Universalised and abstracted, it's always taken care of because the passive item of political deliberations, or a complex fabric tough human administration. yet in what methods may perhaps a 'politics of plastics' care for either its particular manifestation specifically artefacts and occasions, and its advanced dispersed heterogeneity?
Accumulation explores the power and complexity of plastic. This interdisciplinary assortment makes a speciality of how the presence and recalcitrance of plastic finds the relational exchanges throughout human and artificial materialities. It captures multiplicity by way of attractive with the processual materialities or plasticity of plastic. via a chain of themed essays on plastic materialities, plastic economies, plastic our bodies and new articulations of plastic, the editors and bankruptcy authors learn particular features of plastic in motion. How are a number of plastic realities enacted? What are their effects?
This e-book may be of curiosity to scholars and students of sociology, human and cultural geography, environmental reports, intake experiences, technology and know-how experiences, layout, and political theory.
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Accumulation: The Material Politics of Plastic (CRESC) by Jennifer Gabrys,Gay Hawkins,Mike Michael