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Considering the Human Properties of the Non-Humans: An Analysis of Pragmatogony in Dispossession Stories

mannequin-boisHélène Cherrier, Meltem Türe, and Nil Özçaglar-Toulouse. Published in Consumer Culture Theory : Research in Consumer Behavior, vol. 16, Emerald, 99-114.

Based on Latour’s view that humans and non-humans swap properties, this paper explores whether objects embody similar properties as human beings and whether these properties per se orient dispossession practices.  The study adopts Latour’s pragmatogonies as a theoretical perspective to explore the complex interplay between humans and non-humans in the context of dispossession.… >> continue reading