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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Hugo Reinert Abstract Drawing on a multi-sited study of transnational efforts to safeguard the highly endangered Lesser White-fronted Goose ( Anser Erythropus ), the text develops an argument about a certain “biopolitics of the wild”—a particular mode of governing nonhuman life, rooted in certain...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 108–128.
Published: 01 May 2017
... advantages over Cary Wolfe’s influential biopolitical analysis of the factory farm. First, it provides a register for talking about how life can be both potentially disruptive and indispensable to certain forms of capitalist production, even as multiple forces work to erase nonhuman contributions from the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 108–136.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Nina Lykke Abstract With a focus on global cancer epidemics, the article discusses biopolitics in the Anthropocene against the background of a notion of dual governmentality, implying that efforts to make populations live and tendencies to let them die are intertwined. The conceptualization is...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 194–215.
Published: 01 May 2019
... reclaimed by activists engaged in a project of governance from below. This essay begins by exploring how the entwinement of fascist biopolitics and the chemical industry that occurred at the Ex-SNIA from the 1920s to the 1950s affected human and nonhuman bodies. Building on insights from feminist science...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 242–246.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and Sharon L. Snyder’s notion of “cripistemologies” in Biopolitics of Disability , 77. 7. Garland-Thomson, “Story of My Work”; Wendell, Rejected Body . 8. Mitchell and Snyder, Biopolitics of Disability , 77. For a discussion of how environmental studies has often privileged an abled body as its...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2018
... biopolitical management of a species to the suffering and experiences of a singular animal while at the same time placing that animal within a multispecies community. Narratives about animal endangerment and extinction in the Anthropocene, Thom van Dooren argues, should prompt us “to insist on a truth that is...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 57–76.
Published: 01 May 2016
... political ecologies and biopolitics through which different lives are ordered, secured, and abandoned. Advocates are optimistic that an attention to the inevitability of entanglement will help enrich an ethic of living well with nonhuman others. There has been little examination of the types of deliberate...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 November 2016
... bodies and material worlds. 62 Just as our notion of geosocialities is inspired by scholarship on the biosocial, we turn to biopolitics to help us reimagine the geopolitical. Michel Foucault argued that the eighteenth century gave birth to biopolitics, the rationalization of “the problems presented to...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 301–305.
Published: 01 May 2014
... nonhuman others; they suggest the difficulty of how to live amidst the transfers, splicings, codings, and retroviral, opportunistic and occult becomings in which specific human and animal hosts are infected and others are simply implicated. Bibliography Braun Bruce . “ Biopolitics and the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 259–263.
Published: 01 May 2016
... .” Environmental Philosophy 9 , no. 1 ( 2012 ): 49 – 70 . Biermann Christine and Mansfield Becky . “ Biodiversity, Purity, and Death: Conservation Biology as Biopolitics .” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 32 ( 2014 ): 257 – 273 . Bland L.M. , Collen B...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2012
... easily regulated with established biopolitical and economic governance structures. 27 Here we see that mapping risks entailed more than simply apprehending and recording a pre-existing physical reality. Rather, putting poultry in its place meant articulating limited, hierarchical relationships between...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Conducing performative experiments against this backdrop might help generate responsible science fictions and speculative fabulations. Our experiment explored the contours of hope and anxiety in personal and biopolitical worlds. We found that technology can serve to widen or narrow speculative gaps...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 175–179.
Published: 01 May 2017
... thus understand resilience discourse as a mode of biopolitics that disciplines subjects into accepting radical precarity as if it were determined by nature alone. Structural adjustments and market processes beget vulnerabilities that are then subordinated to the imperatives of becoming resilient to...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 118–142.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., environmental governance, and biopolitics, is a place of compromise and debate in times of rapid species loss and extinction. There are no easy solutions for securing elephant well-being and flourishing in the era of advanced capitalism: trauma, harm, and unpredictability exist all across the virus-elephant...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., decoys with patent-pending Breeze-Ryder™ base, as well as mudboats, flat bottom vessels used to manoeuvre in hard-to-reach places in marshes and grassy lakes. Socio-duckonomics has fueled a host of biopolitical regimes that optimise and control populations of waterfowl. In the early twentieth century one...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 113–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
... never certain, ethical judgments stick close to the action of worlding rather than abstract principles, and in which emotion and reason both play their parts. 6 We also know, from the thorough working of biopolitics in recent years, that life and death are not polar opposites, but forces that...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., Tactical Biopolitics ; Haraway, When Species Meet ; Kirksey, Multispecies Salon . 63. See Kirksey et al. and Wolfe and Whiteman, this issue. 64. Ingold, Making . 65. Spaid, Ecovention ; Broglio, Surface Encounters ; Baker, Artist/Animal . 66. Berrigan, “Life Cycle of a Common Weed.” 67. Haraway...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 101–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Posthuman Times . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2016 . Chen Mel Y. Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2012 . DeSilvey Caitlin . Curated Decay: Heritage Beyond Saving . Minneapolis : University of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 86–106.
Published: 01 May 2018
... sees the loss of South Lebanon’s characteristically large families and the loss of a powerful weapon in a biopolitical war of existence. 63 I have argued that southern Lebanese sought to upend the agnogenesis about the July War’s toxic infrastructures by making claims about environmental pollution and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 May 2014