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Screen Ecologies: Art, Media, and the Environment in the Asia-Pacific Region

Larissa Hjorth, Sarah Pink, and Kristen Sharp

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034562
eISBN:
9780262334013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034562.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

A visual culture of environmental deterioration, pollution and disaster has fast become part of our everyday media lives. This is accompanied by a wider move towards recognition, consciousness, and ... More


Burning Matters: Life, Labor, and E-Waste Pyropolitics in Ghana

Peter C. Little

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190934545
eISBN:
9780190934583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190934545.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book explores the complex cultural, economic, and environmental health politics of electronic waste (e-waste) in Ghana. Global trade in e-waste has led to various global e-waste management ... More


The Art of Waste: Contemporary Culture and Unsustainable Energy Use

Toby Miller

in Signal Traffic: Critical Studies of Media Infrastructures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039362
eISBN:
9780252097416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039362.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter addresses macrolevel environmental and resource questions that underpin the critical study of media infrastructures. It examines the “art of waste” and brings a discussion of e-waste. ... More


An Introduction

Larissa Hjorth, Sarah Pink, Kristen Sharp, and Linda Williams

in Screen Ecologies: Art, Media, and the Environment in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034562
eISBN:
9780262334013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034562.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Each chapter in this book takes a different angle on the intersections between art, media, and environment. Chapter 1 functions as an introduction to the key debates informing art, media, and ... More


Refiguring Art, Media, and Environment

Larissa Hjorth, Sarah Pink, Kristen Sharp, and Linda Williams

in Screen Ecologies: Art, Media, and the Environment in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034562
eISBN:
9780262334013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034562.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In Chapter 9, which concludes the book, we summarize how the intersection between art, media, and the environment in the region allows for new ways for re-imagining the Asia-Pacific through changing ... More


Introduction: From E-Waste Ashes to Ethnographic Intervention

Peter C. Little

in Burning Matters: Life, Labor, and E-Waste Pyropolitics in Ghana

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190934545
eISBN:
9780190934583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190934545.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The introductory chapter explores the primary ethnographic focus of the book and its theoretical contributions and provides a brief outline of the book’s chapters. The chapter introduces electronic ... More


Amidst Global E-Waste Trades and Green Neoliberalization

Peter C. Little

in Burning Matters: Life, Labor, and E-Waste Pyropolitics in Ghana

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190934545
eISBN:
9780190934583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190934545.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter provides contextual background on global e-waste policy and politics and emerging “green” neoliberal interventions in Ghana. It explores nongovernmental organization interest in e-waste, ... More


“We Are All North Here”: Dagomba Labor Migrations and Meanings

Peter C. Little

in Burning Matters: Life, Labor, and E-Waste Pyropolitics in Ghana

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190934545
eISBN:
9780190934583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190934545.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores e-waste burning work through the lens of labor migration, city–hinterland connections, and chieftaincy relations and politics. In particular, the chapter focuses on the story of ... More


Visualizing Agbogbloshie and Re-envisioning E-Waste Anthropology

Peter C. Little

in Burning Matters: Life, Labor, and E-Waste Pyropolitics in Ghana

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190934545
eISBN:
9780190934583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190934545.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 5 engages a critical discussion of the visual economy of e-waste ruination in Agbogbloshie. It explores how, through ethnographic research in general and participatory photography in ... More


Conclusion: New Relations, Openings, and Burning Matters

Peter C. Little

in Burning Matters: Life, Labor, and E-Waste Pyropolitics in Ghana

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190934545
eISBN:
9780190934583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190934545.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

To conclude the book, it will be argued that a pyropolitical ecology of e-waste informed by ethnography, while imperfect, constitutes a possible route for renewing and rethinking e-waste management ... More


E-Waste Management: Global Outlook and Lessons for India

Viral Pandya

in Sustainable Development and India: Convergence of Law, Economics, Science, and Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199474622
eISBN:
9780199090990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474622.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

In the modern world, waste management and especially e-waste management is one of the big challenges to tackle for any country. With the boom in technological innovations in electronic industry, the ... More


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