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Media in the dump

By Jennifer Gabrys

Abstract

'Media in the Dump' examines the phenomenon of electronic waste through five locations, from sites of manufacture (Silicon Valley) to disposal (China). This essay is original in its interdisciplinary approach to the topic of electronic waste. It synthesises fieldwork and scholarship from technology to design and cultural studies. The structure for this essay is original in its surveying of five 'waste ecologies' that traverse the globe

Publisher: MIT Press
Year: 2006
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.gold.ac.uk:261

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  1. (2003). Silicon Valley’s Tech Waste Problem Chicago Tribune January 28 Basel Action Network and Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (2002) Exporting Harm: The High-Tech Trashing of Asia Seattle and San Jose International Association of Electronics Recyclers

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