Design as Politics (BOK)

Tony Fry

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Design as Politics confronts the inadequacy of contemporary politics to deal with unsustainability. Current 'solutions' to unsustainability are analysed as utterly insufficient for dealing with the problems but, further than this, the book questions the very ability of democracy to deliver a sustainable future. Design as Politics argues that finding solutions to this problem, of which climate change is only one part, demands original and radical thinking. Rather than reverting to failed political ideologies, the book proposes a post-democratic politics. In this, Design occupies a major role, not as it is but as it could be if transformed into a powerful agent of change, a force to create and extend freedom. The book does no less than position Design as a vital form of political action.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2010 Forfatter Tony Fry
Forlag
Bloomsbury Academic Berg
ISBN 9781847885678
Antall sider 288 Dimensjoner 15,5cm x 22,9cm x 1,9cm
Vekt 434 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd