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Remaking Reality: Nature at the Millennium

Edited By: Bruce Braun and Noel Castree

295 pages, Illus, maps

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Paperback | Dec 1998 | #81333 | ISBN: 0415144949
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #81332 | ISBN: 0415144930
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About this book

Rejects apocalyptic pronouncements that the end of the millennium represents the `end' of nature as well. Bringing together leading international contributors, this book argues that a notion of `social nature' provides great hope for the future.


Contents

INTRODUCTION 1. The Construction of nature and the nature of construction: analytical and political tools for building survivable features Noel Castree and Bruce Braun CAPITALISING AND ENFRAMING NATURE Introduction 2. Whose nature, whose culture? Private productions of space and the 'preservation' of nature Cindi Katz 3. Fluid bodies, managed nature Emily Martin 4. Moving on from both state and consumer eugenics Hilary Rose 5. Reasserting nature: constructing urban environments after Fordism Roger Keil and John Graham 6. Environmentalism, Wise Use and the nature of accumulation in the rural west James McCarthy 7. The nature of decentralised consumption and everyday life Allan Pred ACTORS, NETWORKS AND THE POLITICS OF HYBRIDITY Introduction 8. Science, social constructivism and nature David Demeritt 9. Incorporating nature: environmental narratives and the reproduction of food Margaret Fitzsimmons and David Goodman 10. To modernise or ecologise? That is the question Bruno Latour (translated by Charis Cussins) 11. Nature as artifice and artifact Michael Watts AFTERWORD 12. Re-enchanting nature Neil Smith Index and

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