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Culture and waste : the creation and destruction of value / edited by Gay Hawkins and Stephen Muecke
Bib ID 616116
Format BookBook
Description Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2003 
xvii, 143 p. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0742519813 (cased) (hardback)
0742519821 (paperback)
Full contents
  • Introduction: Cultural Economies of Waste / Gay Hawkins and Stephen Muecke
  • 1. Out of Australia / David M. Halperin
  • 2. Miasma / Michael Taussig
  • 3. Invidious Distinction: Waste, Difference, and Classy Stuff / John Frow
  • 4. Down the Drain: Shit and the Politics of Disturbance / Gay Hawkins
  • 5. Decolonizing the Discourse of Environmental Knowledge in Settler Societies / Deborah Bird Rose
  • 6. Psychic Waste: Freud, Fechner, and the Principle of Constancy / Suzanne Raitt
  • 7. Hollywood's Pacific Junk: The Wreckage of Colonial History in Six Days and Seven Nights and Rapa Nui / Jonathan Gil Harris and Anna Neill
  • 8. Trash as Archive, Trash as Enlightenment / Patricia Yaeger
  • 9. Devastation / Stephen Muecke.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Economic anthropology.  |  Value.  |  Material culture.  |  Waste disposal -- Social aspects.
Other authors/contributors Muecke, Stephen, 1951-  |  Hawkins, Gay

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