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[Bruce W. Braun] Remaking Reality Nature at the org

[Bruce W. Braun] Remaking Reality Nature at the org

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Published by: antropologiaambienta on May 08, 2012
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In the face of political-economic, technological and environmental changes of unrivalled scope, the matter of “nature” is high on the agenda as the newmillenium approaches. From wilderness to the composition of the human body,nature is increasingly “artifactual”, a social product fashioned by economic,cultural and scientific practices.Rejecting apocalyptic pronouncements that the end of the milleniumrepresents the “end” of nature as well,
Remaking Reality
brings together contributors from across the human sciences who argue that a notion of “socialnature” provides great hope for the future. Applying a variety of theoreticalapproaches to social nature, and engaging with debates in politics, science,technology and social movements surrounding race, gender and class, thecontributors explore important and emerging sites where nature is now beingremade with considerable social and ecological consequences. The essays areorganized around two themes: “capitalising and envisioning nature” and “actors,networks and the politics of hybridity”. An afterword reflects on the problemsand possibilities of future natures.For critics and activists alike,
Remaking Reality
provides essential theoretical andpolitical tools to rethink environmentalism and progressive social natures for thetwenty-first century.
Bruce Braun
is a visiting scholar in the geography department at theUniversity of California, Berkeley and
Noel Castree
is a lecturer in geography atthe University of Liverpool.
Nature at the millenium
Edited by Bruce Braun
and Noel Castree 
London and New York

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