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By Anne L. Foster
Published: 10 November 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2755-3
... mandatory minimum sentences environmental destruction opioid crisis marijuana ...
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By Leigh Claire La Berge
Published: 03 November 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2388-3
... global capitalism environmental destruction species narcissism postcapitalism pandemic ...
Published: 03 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023883-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2388-3
... Global capitalism’s animal agriculture has become a recipe for environmental destruction and for animal as well human suffering such as the 2020 pandemic. We must leap over the Marxism of “species-narcissism” and a brand of liberalism that invites us to save “wild animals” while 60 percent...
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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...
Published: 10 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027553-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2755-3
... interdictions at US borders and environmentally destructive crop eradication techniques. These harsh measures did not control drug use well, as the opioid epidemic that began in the 1990s showed. Americans also significantly changed their attitude about marijuana, and a legalization effort had many successes...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... that places psychiatric hospitalization next to environmental destruction next to resistance next to joy next to community connection next to an analysis of racist and ableist hate language, to name a few of the topics. Each short piece in the book is a fragment of the bigger whole about cure and its core...
Published: 18 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373629-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
... that enabled these various forms to be unified under the genre of landscape. This retrospective construction of a genre shapes the way one views such photographs. In light of the current scale of environmental destruction across the globe, exhibitionary practices and art historical writing that uncritically...
Published: 10 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027553-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2755-3
... The supply-side approach taken in the War on Drugs has meant a focus on destroying drugs where they grow. It has also prompted growers to hide their activities. As a result, the War on Drugs has led to environmental harms such as excessive pesticide use, deforestation, and pollution, including...
Published: 22 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027126-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9367-1
... This chapters reflects on some possibilities for transforming the complex, adaptive, and destructive petrochemical industry. First, it unpacks the industry’s idea of the “essential,” particularly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in contrast with the idea of the “indispensable” in critical...
Published: 02 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9371-8
...; disability justice as a spatial practice; destructive effects of socially constructed borders and boundaries; community storytelling and agricultural education as a pathway to liberation; decolonizing academic practices; archival counternarratives challenging the legacies of colonialism in photography...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373971-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7397-1
Series: a Cultural Politics Book
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373476-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7347-6
... 1906 film with which the book opened, as exemplary of the kind of politics possible when the vices of exclusion, externality, cyborg capital, integral waste, and the mode of destruction are overcome in acts of cocreation. eco-politics mediation communication melancholia politics ...
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...