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ISBN-10: 1501730908

ISBN-13: 9781501730900

ISBN-10: 1501730916

ISBN-13: 9781501730917

In the 2000s, Laos used to be handled as a version nation for the efficacy of privatized, "sustainable" hydropower tasks as achievable recommendations for international Bank-led improvement. through viewing hydropower as a approach that creates ecologically doubtful environments, Jerome Whitington unearths how new varieties of managerial care have emerged within the context of a privatized dam undertaking effectively unique by means of transnational activists. according to ethnographic paintings contained in the hydropower corporation, in addition to with Laotians stricken by the dam, he investigates how managers, technicians and specialists grapple with unexpected environmental responsibilities via new infrastructural configurations, locally-inscribed moral practices, and varieties of versatile experimentation proficient through American administration theory.

Far from the authoritative services that characterised classical modernist hydropower, sustainable improvement in Laos has been characterised by means of a shift from the chance politics of the Nineteen Nineties to an ontological politics during which the institutional stipulations of infrastructure funding are pervasively undermined by means of refined ‘hactivism.’ Whitington demonstrates how past due commercial environments are infused with uncertainty inherent within the anthropogenic ecologies themselves. while ‘anthropogenic’ frequently describes human-induced environmental switch, it could additionally express how new capacities for being human are generated whilst humans dwell in ecologies shot via with uncertainty. enforcing what Foucault referred to as a "historical ontology of ourselves," Anthropogenic Rivers formulates a brand new materialist critique of the soiled ecologies of overdue industrialism by way of pinpointing the opportunistic, bold and speculative ontology of capitalist natures.

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