Agriculture and Human Values

, Volume 36, Issue 4, pp 907–908 | Cite as

Michelle Bastian, Owain James, Niamh Moore, and Emma Roe (eds): Participatory research in more-than-human worlds

Routledge, New York, NY, 2017, 213 pp, ISBN 978-1-138-95735-0
  • Matt ComiEmail author

Bastian, Jones, Moore, and Roe’s edited collection Participatory Research in More than Human Worlds has valuable insights for researchers in the social sciences, biological sciences, or humanities which may benefit from the experimental and decentering work collected in this book even if the reader engages with the more-than-human world only at a tangential level in their own research. The collection will be most useful to environmental and science and technology studies (STS) researchers who are always at least implicitly engaged in the co-production of knowledge with a variety of non-humans and who would therefore benefit from these well-considered experiments with equitable, ethical, and novel ways for including more-than-human (MtH) perspectives and livelihoods in empirical work.

The collection reads more as a series of research method provocations (as the editors put it) than as a set of research method exemplars.The work presented is generative more than authoritative, and that...


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SociologyUniversity of KansasLawrenceUSA

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