Étiqueté : Recyclage

CFP: The moving boundaries of recycling in and beyond China

The moving boundaries of recycling in and beyond China Recycling (understood here in a broad sense) played a key role in China’s economic development since the late 1970s. It has undergone major changes in recent years, the most significant of which are perhaps the advent of large-scale, registered market players and state...

CFP: Informality, legitimacy and authority in the age of the “Circular Economy” (AAG)

Informality, legitimacy and authority in the age of the “Circular Economy” Call for Papers, AAG 2017 Boston   Organizers: Freyja Knapp, University of California, Berkeley ; Manisha Anantharaman, St. Mary’s College of California Sponsored by: The Development Geographies Specialty Group The circular economy is the “new kid...

Working on Progress by Yvan Schulz

Anthropology News Unauthorized Recyclers Keep Out Discussions on the fate of discarded electrical and electronic devices (DEEDs, or “e-waste”) and the configuration of the recycling sector in the Global South are riddled with the adjectives “formal” and “informal.” Scientists, engineers, corporate representatives, government officials, environmental activists and journalists...

Cycling and Recycling. Histories of Sustainable Practices

Edited by Ruth Oldenziel and Helmuth Trischler, Berghahn, 2015; Technology has long been an essential consideration in public discussions of the environment, with the focus overwhelmingly on creating new tools and techniques. In more recent years, however, activists, researchers, and policymakers have increasingly turned to mobilizing older...