Futurenatural: Nature, Science, Culture - FUTURES: New Perspectives for Cultural Analysis (Hardback)Jon Bird (editor), Barry Curtis (editor), Melinda Mash (editor), Tim Putnam (editor), George Robertson (editor), Lisa Tickner (editor)
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Futurenatural brings together leading theorists of culture and science to discuss the concept of 'nature' - its past, present and future. Contributors discuss the impact on our daily life of recent developments on biotechnologies, electronic media and ecological politics. Increasingly, scientific theories and models have been taken up as cultural metaphors that have material effects in transforming 'ways of seeing' and 'structures of feeling'.
The book addresses the issue of whether political and cultural debates about the body and environment can take place without reference to 'nature' or the 'natural'. This collection considers how we might 'think' a future developing from emergent scientific theories and discourses. What cultural forms may be produced when new knowledges challenge and undermine traditional ways of conceiving the 'natural'.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 322
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 26 mm
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