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Whitehead, Mark

State, Science and the Skies: Governmentalities of the British Atmosphere

Whitehead, Mark - State, Science and the Skies: Governmentalities of the British Atmosphere, ebook

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Utilizing environmental archival materials from the UK, State, Science and the Skies presents a groundbreaking historical account of the development of a state science of atmospheric pollution.

  • Offers the most extensive historical and geographical account of atmospheric government and pollution in Britain, available today

  • Presents archival material from 150 years of British history that represents an original contribution to our knowledge of the history of science and government

  • Develops an innovative combination of Foucauldian history of government with a history of atmospheric science


  • Raises crucial questions about the nature of state/science relations and the conditions under which environmental knowledge is produced

Keywords: atmosphere, air government, Foucault, atmospheric science, environmental politics

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
288 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781444307887
Printed ISBN
9781405191739

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