BENNETT, Luke (2012). Why do we only notice metal when it hurts? – Some sideways thoughts on metal theft. MetalTheft.Net.Full text not available from this repository.
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...
|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|
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