[Ebook] Politics of the Everyday By Ezio Manzini – Varunahuja.live

[Ebook] Politics of the Everyday  By Ezio Manzini – Varunahuja.live
  • Hardcover
  • 152 pages
  • Politics of the Everyday
  • Ezio Manzini
  • 13 July 2018
  • 9781350053656

Politics of the Everyday In Politics Of The Everyday, Celebrated Design Theorist Ezio Manzini Advocates For The Creation Of Flexible Communities Which Are Open And Inclusive, And Therefore Resilient And Socially Sustainable He Proposes A Radical Overhaul In How We As Individuals Spend Our Time, And In What We Value By Choosing Different Policies For Our Own Lives In This Way, Manzini Demonstrates That We Can Reverse Negative Current Trends Such As Living In Connected Solitude Often Working, Travelling And Relaxing Alone, Yet Feeling Misleadingly Sociable By Means Of Technology.The Book Draws On Precedents Of Various Innovative Projects Which Have Successfully Used Design Thinking To Address Social Challenges, Like Carpooling In California, Participatory Politics At Milan S City Council And Research Into Meaningful Encounters At The University Of The Arts London Manzini Argues That The Success Of These Examples Indicates The Real Possibility Of Changing Society, Not By Making Demands, But By Putting Into Practice New Ways Of Doing Things As Individuals.


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14 thoughts on “Politics of the Everyday

  1. says:

    A really tired, and confused polemic and part time manifesto about how the world is and how it might change through design for social innovation There is nothing new here for those who have read Manzini s other works He uses the same examples he normally does, not even coming at them from new angles, and he makes the same points he has many times before, but this time I m not sure there is real conviction behind them It reads like someone going through the motions, reading a script they re not quite sure they believe any Coupled with some misreading of other people s work to support his weak and confused points and it s a troubling work bereft of any real direction, like a record stuck in the same groove It also contains some worryingly off analysis of the origins and original motivations of platform capitalism, which is either to blame for his misunderstandings of the current version of neoliberal capitalism we are enduring, or troublingly he s deliberately misread the...

  2. says:

    Could have been written, or at least edited better Lot of things feel awkward as they seem to be caught in the translation gap As for the content yeah, it s all swell, but it feels like a familiar yet failing mantra.

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