Why do we only notice metal when it hurts? – Some sideways thoughts on metal theft

BENNETT, Luke (2012). Why do we only notice metal when it hurts? – Some sideways thoughts on metal theft. MetalTheft.Net.

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Abstract

In this guest essay for www.metaltheft.net I try and open up some areas for social theory / the humanities within the eminently pragmatic field of metal theft research. Offering thoughts variously on the phenomenology of infrastructure and it's metal elements, Marx on use-value vs exchange-value, body snatching and the sacking of Rome I try to think through how metal theft tells us something about materiality and metal. Hey, it's worth a try...

Item Type: Other
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Built Environment Division Research Group
Depositing User: Luke Bennett
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2012 14:33
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2012 14:34
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/4544

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