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By Jennifer Gabrys,Gay Hawkins,Mike Michael

From nutrition punnets to charge cards, plastic enables every little thing of our day-by-day lives. It has develop into vital to approaches of up to date socio-material dwelling. Universalised and abstracted, it's always handled because the passive item of political deliberations, or a problematical fabric challenging human administration. yet in what methods may possibly a 'politics of plastics' care for either its particular manifestation specifically artefacts and occasions, and its advanced dispersed heterogeneity?

Accumulation explores the energy 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 ebook may be of curiosity to scholars and students of sociology, human and cultural geography, environmental stories, intake reviews, technological know-how and expertise experiences, layout, and political theory.

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