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Technology and restructuring the social field of dairy farming : hybrid capitals, ‘stockmanship’ and automatic milking systems (2015)
Journal Article
Butler, D., & Holloway, L. (2016). Technology and restructuring the social field of dairy farming : hybrid capitals, ‘stockmanship’ and automatic milking systems. Sociologia ruralis, 56(4), 513-530 . https://doi.org/10.1111/soru.12103

This paper draws on research exploring robotic and information technologies in livestock agriculture. Using Automatic Milking Systems (AMS) as an example we use the work of Bourdieu to illustrate how technology can be seen as restructuring the practi... Read More about Technology and restructuring the social field of dairy farming : hybrid capitals, ‘stockmanship’ and automatic milking systems.

Country life: agricultural technologies and the emergence of new rural subjectivities (2015)
Journal Article
Bear, C., & Holloway, L. (2015). Country life: agricultural technologies and the emergence of new rural subjectivities. Geography compass, 9(6), 303-315 . https://doi.org/10.1111/gec3.12217

Rural areas have long been spaces of technological experimentation, development and resistance. In the UK, this is especially true in the post-second world war era of productivist food regimes, characterised by moves to intensification. The technolog... Read More about Country life: agricultural technologies and the emergence of new rural subjectivities.


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