Material Participation: Technology, the Environment and Everyday Publics

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Palgrave Macmillan UK, Jul 30, 2012 - Political Science - 206 pages
This book develops a fresh perspective on everyday forms of engagement, one that foregrounds the role of objects, technologies and settings in democracy. Examining a range of devices, from smart meters to eco-homes, the book sets out new concepts and methods for analyzing the relations between participation, innovation and the environment.

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About the author (2012)

NOORTJE MARRES Lecturer in Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK. Previously she was a Research Fellow in the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society at the University of Oxford, UK.