Material Participation: Technology, the Environment and Ever (BOK)

Noortje Marres

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What is the role of things in political participation? This book, now in paperback, develops a fresh perspective on the role of everyday objects, technology and settings in engagement, proposing that they enable a distinctive form of involvement: material participation. The book contributes to wider debates about democracy and materiality, but it also offers empirical analyses of particular objects and devices of material engagement: smart energy meters, environmental show homes and sustainable living gadgets. Material Participation brings social studies of science and technology (STS) into conversation with political theory in order to develop a novel approach to the analysis of specifically material forms of participation. In doing so, it explores the next steps to be taken in studies of participation, technology and the environment, focusing our critical, empirical and creative attention squarely on the materials and devices of the public.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2015 Forfatter Noortje Marres
Nature Pub Group/Palgrave Macm
ISBN 9781137480736
Antall sider 216 Dimensjoner 21,4cm x 14cm x 1,2cm
Vekt 276 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd

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