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Non-Representational Theory: Space, Politics, Affect
1. Life, but not as we Know it Part 1: 2. Re-Inventing Invention: New Tendencies in Capitalist Commodification 3. Still Life in Nearly Present Time: The Object of Nature 4. Driving and the City 5.Expand
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Still Life in Nearly Present Time: The Object of Nature
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  • Political Science, Sociology
  • 1 November 2000
This article attempts to understand the reconstitution of the `present' in modern societies. I argue that this reconstitution is the result of work done on `bare life', which I associate with thatExpand
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Gradually, then, it has become clear to me what I am trying to do. I want to provide a body of work which values creative praxis. This will not be easy as—with a few exceptions—most academicsExpand
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On the Determination of Social Action in Space and Time
This paper is a preliminary attempt to work out what a nonfunctionalist social theory which still retains the crucial element of determination would look like. The paper is therefore arranged in theExpand
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Money/Space: Geographies of Monetary Transformation
Bringing together in one volume the most important writings of Andrew Leyshon and Nigel Thrift on money and finance, including the unpublished classic "Sexy-Greedy" this collection examines theExpand
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From born to made: technology, biology and space
This paper is concerned with forging new links between geography and biology and technology by delivering a set of shocks to the meaning of accepted categories like ‘nature’ and ‘technology’. ToExpand
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Capitalism's Cultural Turn
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Different Atmospheres: Of Sloterdijk, China, and Site
This paper begins with an appreciation and critique of the remarkable work of Peter Sloterdijk which makes it possible to open up a number of issues concerning philosophy and its relation to theExpand
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Closer to the machine? Intelligent environments, new forms of possession and the rise of the supertoy
Commodities, because of recent developments in information technology, will increasingly be designed with powers to interact and adapt to space, powers that will allow them to take on a much moreExpand
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