By Jennifer Gabrys,Gay Hawkins,Mike Michael
From meals punnets to charge cards, plastic enables all the pieces of our day-by-day lives. It has turn into significant to strategies 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 complicated fabric hard human administration. yet in what methods may possibly a 'politics of plastics' care for either its particular manifestation particularly 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 unearths the relational exchanges throughout human and artificial materialities. It captures multiplicity via attractive 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 study particular facets of plastic in motion. How are a number of plastic realities enacted? What are their effects?
This booklet should be of curiosity to scholars and students of sociology, human and cultural geography, environmental stories, intake reports, technology and know-how reviews, layout, and political theory.
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