Technonatures: Environments, Technologies, Spaces, and by Damian F. White,Chris Wilbert

By Damian F. White,Chris Wilbert

Environmentalism and social sciences seem to be in a interval of disorientation and maybe transition. during this leading edge assortment, top overseas thinkers discover the idea that one reason behind the present malaise of the “politics of ecology” is that we more and more locate ourselves negotiating “technonatural” space/times. foreign participants map the political ecologies of our technonatural current and point out attainable paths for technonatural futures.

The time period “technonatures” is in debt to a protracted line of environmental cultural idea from Raymond Williams onwards, problematizing the concept that a politics of our environment will be usefully grounded by way of the rhetoric of protecting the natural, the real, or an idealized earlier exclusively when it comes to the ecological or the normal. In utilizing the time period “technonatures” as an organizing fable and metaphor for brooding about the politics of nature in modern occasions, this assortment seeks to discover one more and more stated size of the social natures dialogue. Technonatures highlights a transforming into diversity of voices contemplating the declare that we aren't in simple terms inhabiting various social natures yet that inside of such natures our wisdom of our worlds is ever extra technologically mediated, produced, enacted, and contested.

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