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By Jennifer Gabrys,Gay Hawkins,Mike Michael

From nutrients punnets to charge cards, plastic allows all the things of our day-by-day lives. It has turn into principal to procedures 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 complex fabric hard human administration. yet in what methods may perhaps a 'politics of plastics' take care of either its particular manifestation specifically artefacts and occasions, and its complicated dispersed heterogeneity?

Accumulation explores the energy and complexity of plastic. This interdisciplinary assortment makes a speciality of 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 research particular elements of plastic in motion. How are a number of plastic realities enacted? What are their effects?

This ebook might be of curiosity to scholars and students of sociology, human and cultural geography, environmental experiences, intake reviews, technological know-how and expertise stories, layout, and political theory.

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