Agency without Actors?: New Approaches to Collective Action by Jan-Hendrik Passoth,Birgit Peuker,Michael Schillmeier

By Jan-Hendrik Passoth,Birgit Peuker,Michael Schillmeier

The query of organisation is a key factor in social conception and study. The discourse of human business enterprise as an impact of social kin is deeply intertwined with the background of sociological notion. despite the fact that, in most modern discussions the position of non-humans earnings a considerable effect referring to employer. Agency with no Actors? New ways to Collective motion asks: Are nonhumans energetic, have they got business enterprise? And if that is so: how and within which various ways?



Consequently, Agency with no Actors? New ways to Collective motion




  • outlines quite a lot of novel bills that hyperlink human and non-human agency

  • tries to appreciate social-technical, political and environmental networks as diverse types of corporation that produce discrete and identifiable entities

  • asks how forms of (often conflicting) organisation and brokers are exclusive in perform, how they're maintained and the way they intrude with each one other.



By learning the big impression of the position of non-humans in reference to human family members, the publication goals to develop the discourse on employer and investigates into the various attainable modes of human and nonhuman interplay.


This ebook is key examining for college kids and students of sociology, technology and expertise reports, social anthropology, animal reports, environmental experiences and social theory.

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