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Cargomobilities: Moving Materials in a Global Age Thomas Birtchnell

Cargomobilities: Moving Materials in a Global Age

Thomas Birtchnell

Published April 29th 2015
ISBN : 9780415720953
Hardcover
236 pages
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Objects and materials are on the move like never before, often at astonishing speeds and along hidden routeways. This collection opens to social scientific scrutiny the various systems which move objects about the world, examining their fatefulMoreObjects and materials are on the move like never before, often at astonishing speeds and along hidden routeways. This collection opens to social scientific scrutiny the various systems which move objects about the world, examining their fateful implications for many people and places. Offering texts from key thinkers, the book presents case studies from around the world which report on efforts to establish, maintain, disrupt or transform the cargo-mobility systems which have grown so dramatically in scale and significance in recent decades.