Lookup NU author(s): Dr Jonathan Pugh
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This paper develops a novel approach to what we call ‘participation as assemblage’ by drawing upon Félix Guattari’s foundational work on assemblage theory. We develop and ground our concerns by taking the reader through the details of a participatory development case study that we have been involved in from the Caribbean since the 1990s. Through unfolding this long story we explain how we have historically engaged different participatory literatures and today find Guattari’s work on transversality and ethico-aesthetics salient as a way into thinking through our central interest in participation as assemblage. Here both our case study and Guattari’s originating work on assemblage are further grounded by working through some salient relationships between experimental approaches to participatory development and the contemporary neoliberal University.
Author(s): Pugh J, Grove K
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Environment and Planning D: Society and Space
Print publication date: 01/12/2017
Online publication date: 24/05/2017
Acceptance date: 20/04/2017
ISSN (print): 0263-7758
ISSN (electronic): 1472-3433
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd.
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