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Published: 03 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003342-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0334-2
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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... normal natural restoration ecosystem restoration disability stereotypes ...
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By Eben Kirksey
Published: 02 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... ecological theory symbiosis novel ecosystems continental philosophy Isabelle Stengers ...
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By Eben Kirksey
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... Ecosystems are popularly understood as having essential parts, species, which are necessary for the functioning of the whole. Early theorists supposed that ecological communities would predictably reemerge in the same form if destroyed, while later conservationists worried that they might fall...
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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
...—overcoming, pity, and tragedy—as well as examining the definition of cure as “the restoration of health.” That definition is placed alongside the practice of ecosystem restoration, a comparison that is used to further define cure. normal natural restoration ecosystem restoration disability...
Published: 18 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375609-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
... Ecological integrity is central to the ecosystem management plan of Banff National Park. It is the key term marking the shift from human-centered to ecosystem-centered environmental protection strategies. The notion held a strong allure for the Japanese tour guides, who saw it as a form...
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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... This section explores the personal complexities of cure—how, when, and why people want to be cured. The stories told here recognize many different relationships to cure and to normal and natural and delve into questions of how people respond to bodily loss. This section returns to ecosystem...
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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... ecosystem interdependencies and from the creation of disability access and community. In tandem with this discussion is an exploration of the relationship between monocultures, eradication, and the un-choosing of disability. Additionally this section introduces gender transition, the author’s transgender...
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... ecosystem interdependencies and from the creation of disability access and community. In tandem with this discussion is an exploration of the relationship between monocultures, eradication, and the un-choosing of disability. Additionally this section introduces gender transition, the author’s transgender...
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By Eben Kirksey
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... as they bring ecosystems together. Flourishing in the aftermath of order-destroying disruptions—in abandoned cattle pastures, in the detritus of industrial food production, after disease outbreaks, and after geological disasters that eclipse human agency—these enterprising critters are opening up the future...
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... ), and cotton-top tamarins ( Saguinus oedipus ). Unexploded bombs and chemical weapons, rivets fastening an emergent ecosystem in place, have the indeterminate properties of the pharmakon. Classically, the pharmakon is a poisonous substance that can have a therapeutic effect depending on the dose...
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By Eben Kirksey
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
...—gleanings from the detritus of industrial food production and the litter of leaves in the forest—he is fostering an ecosystem that will endure many possible futures. As many potential catastrophes loom on future horizons—predicted extinction events, climate change, possible volcanic eruptions, and reports...
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... and cryogenic banks, the Amphibian Ark, to protect endangered animals from the fungus. Mechanized ecosystems, architectures of immunology, were assembled to hold endangered animals in perpetuity. Frogs who experience the ambivalent grace of salvation probably do not share the subjective feelings of happiness...
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By Eben Kirksey
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... bubbles containing darker bubbles. When living in microbial ecosystems, chytrids are often ontologically indeterminate. They often become something else, adopting completely different structures, depending on who or what is in their world. Chytrids shape our own ontologies. As they create phenomenological...
Series: ANIMA
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373827-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
... of the generative effects of both ecological damage and its proposed remedies. Each ravaged ecosystem, each technological triumph, each bold new synthesis of Nature pulls creatures into new forms of connection, as compelling as any that shadowed futures past. Twenty-first-century animism blurs the boundaries...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
... well. Even when the well damages human health, ecosystems, and the climate, petro-pastoralism underwrites a surprising tolerance. Environmentalists—who defeated an aluminum smelter in 2010—neglected to criticize the oil and gas industry. This chapter traces the almost-but-not-quite antioil politics...
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By Kath Weston
Series: ANIMA
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
... visceral engagements with potentially lethal derivatives of the ecosystems upon which they rely. Technostruggle can foster a politics of popular sovereignty when used to challenge official reassurances about safety, or a more culturally resonant politics of protection in the case of Japan. Technostruggle...
Series: ANIMA
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373827-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
... engagements with potentially lethal derivatives of the ecosystems upon which they rely. Technostruggle can foster a politics of popular sovereignty when used to challenge official reassurances about safety, or a more culturally resonant politics of protection in the case of Japan. Technostruggle also...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-146
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... concessions as well as infrastructure projects, such as building dams and roads. The critiques have focused on the high costs to the health and diversity of ecosystems and to the well-being and livelihoods of local communities vulnerable to pollution and displacement. For environmental movements throughout...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
... the petro-pastoral—shaped my entire ethnographic experience in Trinidad and Tobago. Inflected by the petro , Trinidad’s pastoralism applauds the oil well, rather than the village water well. Even when the well damages human health, ecosystems, and the climate, petro-pastoralism underwrites a surprising...