(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2011)

Document title

Life itemised : lists, loss, unexpected significance, and the enduring geographies of discard

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

CREWE L. (1) ;
(1) School of Geography, Univ., Nottingham, ROYAUME-UNI


Exploring three different categories of list, the A. argues that lists act as systems of labelling and ordering decices that help to manage the mundanity and materiality of consumption. The paper reveals that value and significance can reside in the most unlikely of places and may emerge through practices of discard, loss.


Article of periodic

published at : Environment and planning. D. Society & space / ISSN 0263-7758

Editor : Pion, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1983)

Millesime : 2011, vol. 29, no1 [pp. 27-46]

Bibliographic references : 57 ref.

Collation : 8 fig.



Digital Object Identifier

Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1068/d16709

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