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 thought and examine. The discourse of human enterprise as an impression of social relatives is deeply intertwined with the heritage of sociological concept. although, in latest discussions the position of non-humans earnings a considerable effect referring to corporation. Agency with no Actors? New ways to Collective motion asks: Are nonhumans lively, have they got employer? And if this is the case: how and within which varied ways?

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

  • outlines quite a lot of novel bills that hyperlink human and non-human agency

  • tries to appreciate social-technical, political and environmental networks as varied kinds of service provider that produce discrete and identifiable entities

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

By learning the big effect of the position of non-humans in reference to human family members, the e-book goals to strengthen the discourse on business enterprise and investigates into the several attainable modes of human and nonhuman interplay.

This ebook is vital interpreting for college students and students of sociology, technology and expertise reviews, social anthropology, animal reports, environmental reports and social theory.

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