By Jennifer Gabrys,Gay Hawkins,Mike Michael
From nutrition punnets to charge cards, plastic allows all the pieces of our day-by-day lives. It has turn into significant to tactics of latest socio-material residing. Universalised and abstracted, it is usually handled because the passive item of political deliberations, or a not easy fabric hard human administration. yet in what methods could a 'politics of plastics' take care of either its particular manifestation particularly 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 sequence of themed essays on plastic materialities, plastic economies, plastic our bodies and new articulations of plastic, the editors and bankruptcy authors research particular elements of plastic in motion. How are a number of plastic realities enacted? What are their effects?
This publication could be of curiosity to scholars and students of sociology, human and cultural geography, environmental experiences, intake reviews, technology and know-how stories, layout, and political theory.
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Accumulation: The Material Politics of Plastic (CRESC) by Jennifer Gabrys,Gay Hawkins,Mike Michael