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Research Fellowship: ‘The Skin of Commerce: the role of plastic packaging in the construction of food security, waste and consumer activism in Australia.’

The role The successful applicant will work on a project funded by the Australian Research Council titled ‘The Skin of Commerce: the role of plastic packaging in the construction of food security, waste and consumer activism in Australia.’ The project Plastic packaging has become fundamental to the organization of industrialized food systems and food security. […]
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Accumulation: The Material Politics of Plastic

The newly published edited collection Accumulation: The Material Politics of Plastic explores the material politics of plastics. From food packaging to credit cards, plastic facilitates every part of our daily lives, and stars a central role in discard debates. Universalised and abstracted, it is often treated as the passive object of political deliberations, or a […]
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