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Published: 18 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375609-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
... of knowledge that transcended their cultural framework and promised inclusion in a broader cosmopolitan community. Thus, they were complicit in constructing ecological science as universal knowledge that downplayed the importance of understanding the specific philosophical and epistemological traditions...
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By Shiho Satsuka
Published: 18 June 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
... environmental stewardship neoliberalism guide accreditation ecological science local knowledge ...
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By Shiho Satsuka
Published: 18 June 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
... ecological integrity multiculturalism environmental protection cultural politics science ...
Published: 18 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375609-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
... ecological science local knowledge ...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374381-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7438-1
... Details of a CIA funding front known as the Human Ecology Fund are examined. The Human Ecology Fund was overseen by Cornell University Medical School neurologist Harold Wolff, MD. The fund secretly received CIA funds and financed a broad range of social and behavioral science research undertaken...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373780-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7378-0
... Chapter 1 draws on histories and politics of pigeon-human interactions to explore basic changes in thinking and feeling, in a movement from bounded individualism to tentacular patterning. Drawing from science studies, multispecies studies, storytelling, ecological and developmental biology...
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By Eben Kirksey
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... station on Barro Colorado Island became a key institution supporting the fledgling discipline of ecology, certain categories of people were excluded from the social world of this new science. Social separation was naturalized among humans even as ecological entanglements were discovered. This research...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... This piece surveys Lessing’s career, including descriptions of how this writer, moving through very different genres, including both traditional realism and science fiction, finds ways to warn and chastise her readers for dozing off while driving right off the cliff of political mayhem...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373780-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7378-0
... to the rescue, along with biologist Deborah Gordon’s theories about ant interactions and colony behavior, to elaborate the possibilities of ecological evolutionary developmental biology and nonhierarchical systems theories for shaping the best stories. Science fiction and science fact cohabit happily...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... of mineral wealth within its territory. Shifts in global investment flows, neoliberal reforms, and innovations in mining technologies have expanded the frontiers of extraction into areas formerly used for agriculture and farming. A review of literatures in science studies, political ecology...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373780-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7378-0
... Chapter 3 spins out the threads of sympoiesis in ecological evolutionary developmental biology and in art science activisms committed to four iconic troubled places: (1) coral reef holobiomes, (2) Black Mesa coal country in Navajo and Hopi lands and other extraction zones impacting indigenous...
Series: ANIMA
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374671-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
... to concerns that science was irreversibly connecting the settler body to the risks of the decolonizing world. Imported primate research subjects thus were progressively nationalized and domesticated, setting the stage for the incorporation of nonhuman primate bodies into national ecologies of feeling...
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By Kath Weston
Series: ANIMA
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
...Energy Not all forms of intimate bodily encounters with ecological “resources” are desirable, or desired. After the 2011 Great Tōhoku earthquake/tsunami led to meltdowns at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, many Japanese residents who found official data unreliable decided to take...
Series: ANIMA
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373827-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
... Not all forms of intimate bodily encounters with ecological “resources” are desirable, or desired. After the 2011 Great Tōhoku earthquake/tsunami led to meltdowns at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, many Japanese residents who found official data unreliable decided to take their own...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
...-mining company as a point of departure, this chapter reflects on the relationship between the ecology of spraying, democracy, and para-statal health care. I propose that insecticide spraying in the age of biological resistance is best understood as a real-world experiment. The notion emphasizes...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... the project of the gold-mining company as a point of departure, this chapter reflects on the relationship between the ecology of spraying, democracy, and para-statal health care. I propose that insecticide spraying in the age of biological resistance is best understood as a real-world experiment. The notion...
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By Kath Weston
Series: ANIMA
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
... data” alone may not be enough to prompt the action needed to confront climate change, they have sought to understand what other factors might be involved. Cultural histories of embodied empiricism and the tensions associated with the rise of Big Science can help explain why some climate change skeptics...
Series: ANIMA
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373827-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
... not be enough to prompt the action needed to confront climate change, they have sought to understand what other factors might be involved. Cultural histories of embodied empiricism and the tensions associated with the rise of Big Science can help explain why some climate change skeptics insist on wielding...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
.... writing process academic jargon dyslexia and writing writing styles This piece surveys Lessing’s career, including descriptions of how this writer, moving through very different genres, including both traditional realism and science fiction, finds ways to warn and chastise her readers for dozing...
Series: Errantries
Published: 08 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012573-92
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1257-3