Agency without Actors?: New Approaches to Collective Action by Jan-Hendrik Passoth,Birgit Peuker,Michael Schillmeier

By Jan-Hendrik Passoth,Birgit Peuker,Michael Schillmeier

The query of employer is a key factor in social conception and study. The discourse of human enterprise as an impression of social family is deeply intertwined with the historical past of sociological idea. despite the fact that, in most up-to-date discussions the function of non-humans profits a considerable impression pertaining to employer. Agency with no Actors? New ways to Collective motion asks: Are nonhumans energetic, have they got organization? And if that is so: how and within which various ways?

Consequently, Agency with no Actors? New ways to Collective motion

  • outlines a variety of novel debts that hyperlink human and non-human agency

  • tries to appreciate social-technical, political and environmental networks as assorted varieties of enterprise that produce discrete and identifiable entities

  • asks how forms of (often conflicting) company and brokers are unique in perform, how they're maintained and the way they intervene with every one other.

By learning the great influence of the position of non-humans in reference to human kinfolk, the ebook goals to develop the discourse on employer and investigates into the several attainable modes of human and nonhuman interplay.

This ebook is key interpreting for college kids and students of sociology, technology and expertise experiences, social anthropology, animal experiences, environmental stories and social theory.

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