By Jennifer Gabrys,Gay Hawkins,Mike Michael
From meals punnets to charge cards, plastic enables everything of our day-by-day lives. It has turn into critical to methods of up to date socio-material dwelling. Universalised and abstracted, it is usually taken care of because the passive item of political deliberations, or a tricky fabric challenging human administration. yet in what methods may possibly a 'politics of plastics' care for either its particular manifestation particularly artefacts and occasions, and its complicated dispersed heterogeneity?
Accumulation explores the energy and complexity of plastic. This interdisciplinary assortment specializes in how the presence and recalcitrance of plastic unearths the relational exchanges throughout human and artificial materialities. It captures multiplicity through 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 study particular elements of plastic in motion. How are a number of plastic realities enacted? What are their effects?
This publication might be of curiosity to scholars and students of sociology, human and cultural geography, environmental experiences, intake experiences, technology and expertise reports, layout, and political theory.
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Accumulation: The Material Politics of Plastic (CRESC) by Jennifer Gabrys,Gay Hawkins,Mike Michael