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Author Bennett, Jane, 1957-

Title Vibrant matter : a political ecology of things / Jane Bennett
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 176 pages)
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Contents The force of things -- The agency of assemblages -- Edible matter -- A life of metal -- Neither vitalism nor mechanism -- Stem cells and the culture of life -- Political ecologies -- Vitality and self-interest
Summary Theorizes the political agency of things and natural phenomena--such as trash, food, weather, electricity--to examine how non-human elements exert force upon human politics and social relations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-170) and index
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Subject Environmentalism -- Philosophy.
Human ecology -- Philosophy.
Human ecology -- Political aspects
Ecologia humana.
Environment and ecology.
Environmentalism -- Philosophy.
Human ecology -- Philosophy.
Human ecology -- Political aspects.
Humanekologi -- politiska aspekter.
Humanekologi -- teori, filosofi.
Miljörörelser -- teori, filosofi.
Psicología ambiental.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Geography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822391627