Download e-book for iPad: Accumulation: The Material Politics of Plastic (CRESC) by Jennifer Gabrys,Gay Hawkins,Mike Michael

By Jennifer Gabrys,Gay Hawkins,Mike Michael

From nutrients punnets to charge cards, plastic allows every thing of our day-by-day lives. It has turn into primary to procedures of up to date socio-material residing. Universalised and abstracted, it's always handled because the passive item of political deliberations, or a tricky fabric hard human administration. yet in what methods could a 'politics of plastics' take care of either its particular manifestation specifically artefacts and occasions, and its advanced dispersed heterogeneity?

Accumulation explores the power and complexity of plastic. This interdisciplinary assortment specializes in how the presence and recalcitrance of plastic finds the relational exchanges throughout human and artificial materialities. It captures multiplicity by means of enticing 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 points 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 reports, technological know-how and know-how experiences, layout, and political theory.

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