Political Matter: Technoscience, Democracy, and Public Life download free [PDF and Ebook] by Bruce Braun

Political Matter: Technoscience, Democracy, and Public Life download free [PDF and Ebook] by Bruce Braun year 2010
  • Book name: Political Matter: Technoscience, Democracy, and Public Life
  • Author: Bruce Braun
  • Release date: 2010/6/25
  • Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780816670895
  • Rating: 9.47 of 10
  • Votes: 753
  • Review by: Sarai Mcmillian
  • Review rating: 8.05 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/3
  • Total pages: 328
  • Includes a PDF summary of 37 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Taking seriously the argument that things have politics, Political Matter seeks to develop a fully materialist theory of politics, one that opens new possibilities for imagining the relationship between scientific and political practices. The contributors assert that without such a theory the profusion of complex materials with and through which we live-plastic bags, smart cars, and long-life lightbulbs, for example-too often leaves us oscillating between fearful repudiation and glib celebration.Exploring the frictions that come from linking the work of scholars in science and technology studies and political theory, these essays spark new ways of understanding the matter of politics.Contributors: Andrew Barry, U of Oxford; Jane Bennett, Johns Hopkins U; Stephen J. Collier, New School; William E. Connolly, Johns Hopkins U; Rosalyn Diprose, U of New South Wales; Lisa Disch, U of Michigan; Gay Hawkins, U of New South Wales; Andrew Lakoff, UC San Diego; Noortje Marres, U of London; Isabelle Stengers, U Libre de Bruxelles; Nigel Thrift, U of Warwick.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 18H18M47S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Political Science & Theory, Human Geography, Science: General Issues, Geography Books
  • Available formats: EPUB, GIF, PDF, TXT, PDB, PML, WORD, DOC. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, TAR.BZ, CBR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 25.47 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x216x25.4mm
  • Weight: 417.3g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Minnesota, United States
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