The Agency of Assemblages and the North American Blackout

@article{Bennett2005TheAO,
  title={The Agency of Assemblages and the North American Blackout},
  author={Jane Bennett},
  journal={Public Culture},
  year={2005},
  volume={17},
  pages={445-466}
}
Globalization names a state of affairs in which Earth, no longer simply an ecological or geological category, has become a salient unit of political analysis. More than locality or nation, Earth is the whole in which the parts (e.g., finance capital, CO2 emissions, refugees, viruses, pirated DVDs, ozone, human rights, weapons of mass destruction) now circulate. There have been various attempts to theorize this complex, gigantic whole and to characterize the kind of relationality obtaining… Expand

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