Non-Representational Theory: Space, Politics, Affect
Routledge, 25 mar. 2008 - 336 pagini
This astonishing book presents a distinctive approach to the politics of everyday life. Ranging across a variety of spaces in which politics and the political unfold, it questions what is meant by perception, representation and practice, with the aim of valuing the fugitive practices that exist on the margins of the known. It revolves around three key functions. It:
A groundbreaking and comprehensive introduction to this key topic, Thrift’s outstanding work brings together further writings from a body of work that has come to be known as non-representational theory. This noteworthy book makes a significant contribution to the literature in this area and is essential reading for researchers and postgraduates in the fields of social theory, sociology, geography, anthropology and cultural studies.
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'A mobile phone or wireless appliance could be understood from this perspective as a massively encumbered object. Its physical portability comesat the expense of an increased ramification and layering of communication infrastructure' ...
I have done much to rid myself ofan object that often seems to me to be a userillusion –in mywritings, there is 'no longer suchathingas a relativelyfixed and consistent person – a person with a recognizable identity –confronting a ...
Fourthit requiresamuch better senseof theways in whichpractices need objects against which to react and from which tolearn,but these objects may have manyversions (Despret2004), many'offers of appropriateness', to use aLatourian phrase.
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