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Technonatures Environments, Technologies, Spaces, and Places in the Twenty-First Century

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ISBN-10: 1554581508

ISBN-13: 9781554581504

Edition: 2010

Authors: Damian F. White, Chris Wilbert

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Environmentalism and social sciences appear to be in a period of disorientation and perhaps transition. In this innovative collection, leading international thinkers explore the notion that one explanation for the current malaise of the "politics of ecology" is that we increasingly find ourselves negotiating "technonatural" space/times. International contributors map the political ecologies of our technonatural present and indicate possible paths for technonatural futures.The term "technonatures" is in debt to a long line of environmental cultural theory from Raymond Williams onwards, problematizing the idea that a politics of the environment can be usefully grounded in terms of the…    
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Book details

List price: $42.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Publication date: 4/5/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 282
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Introduction Inhabiting Technonatural Time/Spaces
Conceptualizing Technonatural Time/Spaces
Governing Global Environmental Flows: Ecological Modernization in Technonatural Time/Spaces
Circulations and Metabolisms: (Hybrid) Natures and (Cyborg) Cities
The Cellphone-in-the-Countryside: On Some of the Ironic Spatialities of Technonatures
Living Cities: Toward a Politics of Conviviality
Experiencing Technonatural Cultures
Boundaries and Border Wars: DES, Technology, and Environmental Justice
Critical Mass: How Built Bodies Can Help Forge Environmental Futures
Living Between Nature and Technology: The Suburban Constitution of Environmentalism in Australia
Technonatural Present-Futures
The Property Boundaries/Boundary Properties in Technonature Studies: "Inventing the Future"
Fluid Architectures: Ecologies of Hybrid Urbanism
A Post-Industrial Green Economy: The New Productive Forces and the Crisis of the Academic Left