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Repairing relations How repair and DIY change relations within the world

Repair is en vogue! While new Repair Cafés are opening every week, the "Schraube locker!?" initiative is making inroads as far as the European Union with its demand for a "Right to Repair“. Is this a renaissance of a cultural technique that was thought to have been lost, or is it merely a short-lived hype? Melanie Jaeger-Erben and Sabine Hielscher delve into the multifaceted world of amateur repair, let repairers have their say through pictures, drawings, and quotes, and describe the ways in which repair place a role in identities and social relations, and multiple relations between people and the environment. This is a plea for more creative repair experiments and the promotion of inclusive places of communal repair. 

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