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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... loss suicide ecological destruction desire for cure ...
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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... restoration, thinking about the connection between ecological destruction and disability and about restoration as one response to loss. This response often both tethers people to a past before their disability or illness emerged and urges them to dream about the future. Lastly, the themes of loss...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 22 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027270-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2727-0
... Tobie Nathan's affirmation, “We are not alone in the world,” is central to this chapter's argument about the ecology of practices and how it counters the narrative of science as an epic tale of human progress. Affirming the efficacy of non-Western healers in their appeal to invisible beings...
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375166-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7516-6
... Beginning with contemporary moments of crisis that challenge the moral value and practical impact of commercial cinema, this chapter broaches the central concerns at stake throughout the book: the creative and destructive powers of cinema as a medium; the relationship between human action...
Published: 17 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027348-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2734-8
... camps. Many Ngarans also took advantage of novel economic opportunities created by the transnational refugee complex and the refugee population. The effects of the emergency included the destruction of ecological resources and the loss of physical and material security among the populations that came...
Series: a Cultural Politics Book
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373476-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7347-6
... The fourth chapter reiterates a principle derived in chapter 3, that ecological communication is both the means and the goal of ecological politics. It describes the difficulty of constructing a future politics in which humans, environments, and technologies are equally engaged, by clarifying...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... and ecological disaster. The books discussed in some depth are: Documents Relating to the Sentimental Agents in the Volyen Empire; The Good Terrorist; Mara and Dann: An Adventure; and The Story of General Dann and Mara’s Daughter, Griot and the Snow Dog. Lessing is a Jeremiah, announcing oncoming destruction...
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027782-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2778-2
... Chapter 4, “Witnessing Absence,” pursues the paradoxical problem of nonhuman witnessing of absence, as well as the seeming absence of witnessing in violence against the nonhuman. This chapter works across the domains of war, data, and ecology to examine the traumatic absences that circulate...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 22 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027270-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2727-0
... Thinking practices ecologically involves hearing and understanding the cry often raised against nonscientific practices and the fear it articulates concerning relativism, irrationality, and the supposed threat to public order. Plato fighting Callicles, scientific authorities in prerevolutionary...
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By Ulrich Oslender
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374404-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7440-4
... mining. These changing economic, social, and political relations in the region have led to the killing of activists, massacres of entire communities, and massive forced displacement. The epilogue juxtaposes this dehumanizing condition and relentless environmental destruction to the progressive spirit...
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027782-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2778-2
... and collective experience of living under drones, military drone sensing and targeting systems, wide-area motion imagery (WAMI), the drone-mounted edge computing platform Agile Condor, and projects by Conflict Urbanism and the Aleppo Media Center to witness the destruction of the Syrian city. violent...
Published: 17 November 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2734-8
... of novel economic opportunities created by the transnational refugee complex and the refugee population. The effects of the emergency included the destruction of ecological resources and the loss of physical and material security among the populations that came into contact with the refugees. These effects...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... off while driving right off the cliff of political mayhem and ecological disaster. The books discussed in some depth are: Documents Relating to the Sentimental Agents in the Volyen Empire; The Good Terrorist; Mara and Dann: An Adventure; and The Story of General Dann and Mara’s Daughter, Griot...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... that Indians had a crude intuition of what he took to be Christian truth. Tunupa is among the oldest gods of the people of the southern Andean and Qollasuyu region and is associated with the creative and destructive forces of fire and volcanoes, thunder and lightning. In the classic version of Tunupa’s...