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Published: 16 October 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378259
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7825-9
Published: 27 October 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382317-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8231-7
Published: 15 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386032-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8603-2
Published: 16 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391333-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9133-3
Published: 16 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391333-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9133-3
Published: 10 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376729-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7672-9
Published: 16 October 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378259-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7825-9
Published: 22 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393849-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9384-9
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375203-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
... body (the biological unconscious). This work is used to argue that rather than turning away from anatomy, feminist theorists could turn toward anatomy more attentively, particularly in order to see what minded capacities the biological periphery holds. The second half of the chapter looks at how...
Published: 01 January 1991
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9798-4
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383222-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8322-2
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... Chapter 3 broaches anxieties about biological reductionism that often motivate a cautionary orientation toward biology or lurk beneath a reluctance to draw on aspects of the biological sciences for thinking about cultural and political phenomena. The chapter refigures the nature of biological...
Book Chapter

By Gary Y. Okihiro
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373834-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7383-4
... Imperialism, both discursive and material, extended European rule over space-time, land and water, and peoples. Geographical and biological determinism explained superior and inferior varieties (races), and taxonomy segregated, assigned natures, and ranked all of the planet’s life forms. Those...
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By Natasha Myers
Published: 07 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375630-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... This chapter pays close attention to biological engineers’ use of mechanistic logic and machine analogies to render living substance in the form of molecular machines. It offers an ethnographic account of protein modelers’ creativity with both words and things as they learn to put machines to...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373230-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7323-0
... unhuman, impotent and empty. The twin concepts of Blackness and Whiteness nourished European imperial and colonial projects to colonize, segregate, dehumanize, and partition. In France the formation of a racist consciousness underpinned by a biological discourse on race was developed deliberately in the...
Book Chapter

By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
Book Chapter

By Natasha Myers
Published: 07 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... This chapter pays close attention to biological engineers’ use of mechanistic logic and machine analogies to render living substance in the form of molecular machines. It offers an ethnographic account of protein modelers’ creativity with both words and things as they learn to put machines to...
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... In the decade since the completion of the Human Genome Project, biologists have increasingly described the relationships between biological objects (genes, proteins, small molecules, phenotypes) in terms of networks. This essay argues that a “networked” understanding of biology has become one of...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374374-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... Social neuroscientists address kinship through biologically rooted, affective feelings of attachment, arguing that humans and other mammals experience sustained social bonds through the involvement of neural processes linked to affect and memory. They draw heavily from animal studies of the...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... engineers conduct in vitro experiments on selected aspects of in vivo biological phenomena, and examines them as participants in distributed cognitive systems. These devices serve as a site not only of simulation of biological processes but also of the researchers’ epistemic norms and values. Examining how...