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Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea.

Publisher: Oxford University Press.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This book combines phenomenology and political economy to offer new approaches for analyses of human-environment relations and technologies. It contributes to the social studies of fisheries through  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781784994143 1784994146
OCLC Number: 1181160962
Awards: Winner of Winner of the American Anthropological Association's Society for the Anthropology of Work Book Prize for 2018 2018 (UK)
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: IntroductionPart I: A metabolism of labour and environment1 'Working the ground'2 From Wullie's Peak to the Burma: naming places at seaPart II: Techniques and technologies3 Techniques to extend the body and its senses4 From 'where am I?' to 'where is that?' Rethinking navigationPart III: Capitalism and class5 'You just can't get a price': the difference political economy makes6 Structural violence in ecological systemsConclusion: labour, class, environments and anthropologyIndex -- .

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'Brilliant...boldly bridging the conceptual gap between studies of work and the environment, McCall Howard's ethnography charts an innovative and ambitious course for research on the Read more...

 
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