Plastic water examines the processes behind this transformation it goes beyond the usual political and environmental critiques of bottled water to investigate its multiplicity examining a bottle of waters simultaneous existence as among other things a product personal health resource object of boycotts and part of accumulating waste matter. In plastic water guy hawkins emily potter and kane race have put together a fresh and fascinating account of a mundane and ubiquitous everyday object bottled water what makes the book an insightful read is its about turn from conventional political and environmental critiques of bottled water . Plastic water the social and material life of bottled water gay hawkins emily potter kane race pet played a key role in helping to assemble mass markets in single serve water and to reconfigure how water was valued the plastic bottle in association with many other elements was the source of generative effects it acquired the power to . Plastic water the social and material life of bottled water offers a thorough examination and discussion around the penetration of branded bottles of water in our daily lives and drinking practices together with the meanings and implications stemming from this process. Probably an important book but i was put off by the arcane philosophical jargon turns out i care much more about the politics economics environmental impacts and psychology behind bottled water than i do about the ontology
How it works:
1. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account.
2. Download as many books as you like ( Personal use )
3. No Commitment. Cancel anytime.
4. Join Over 100.000 Happy Readers.
5. That's it. What you waiting for? Sign Up and Get Your Books.