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Practising nature and culture: An essay for Ted Benton

Law, John (2008). Practising nature and culture: An essay for Ted Benton. In: Moog, Sandra and Shields, Rob eds. Nature, Social Relations and Human Needs: Essays in Honour of Ted Benton. London: Palgrave, pp. 65–82.

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Abstract

This paper explores the character of the 2001 UK foot and mouth epidemic by offering a patchwork of different narratives, arguing that the event was complex and irreducible to a single form of representation. It rehearses the importance of non-coherent social science method.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2008 Macmillan Publishers Limited
ISBN: 0-230-20115-6, 978-0-230-20115-6
Keywords: foot and mouth disease; material semiotics; agriculture; research methods; non-coherent method; performativity
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Sociology
Item ID: 21385
Depositing User: John Law
Date Deposited: 26 May 2010 09:47
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 07:50
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/21385
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