New PDF release: Dirt: New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination

By Ben Campkin,Rosie Cox

dust – and our rituals to get rid of it – are as a lot part of our daily lives as consuming, respiring and snoozing. but this actual fact signifies that we seldom cease to query what we suggest via dust. What do our attitudes to airborne dirt and dust and cleanliness let us know approximately ourselves and the societies we are living in? Exploring a wide selection of settings – family, city, suburban and rural - the members reveal how our rules approximately airborne dirt and dust are in detail sure up with problems with race, ethnicity, classification, gender, sexuality and the physique. the result's a a wealthy and difficult paintings that extends our knowing of old and modern cultural manifestations of airborne dirt and dust and cleanliness.

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