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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 230–254.
Published: 01 November 2017
... weighed and handled by breast cancer researchers, and the materials of laboratory and medical work: test tubes, petri dishes, scalpels. Together across three shared video channels, bald pink mice have materially moved into da Costa’s frail body through a deft game of pharmacological cat’s cradle. This...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 108–136.
Published: 01 May 2019
... based on postcolonial scholar Achille Mbembe’s notion of necropolitics and cultural critic Lauren Berlant’s notion of slow death, developing Foucauldian understandings of biopower. Liver cancer and breast cancer serve as cases showing the operations of an Anthropocene necropolitics, that is, its modes...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 101–116.
Published: 01 May 2013
... appeared on television, even though she had secretly undergone major chemo-therapy treatments to eradicate her breast cancer. 12 The program portrayed Carson as a biologist and science writer dissenting from the white-coated laboratory scientists of the chemical industry. This dichotomy of two distinct...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 69–93.
Published: 01 May 2014
... most often silent. Figure 6 Doctor informs She of terminal cancer with hospital in the background. Figure 6 . Doctor informs She of terminal cancer with hospital in the background. In her death, “the cancer took her in its arms,” and a curious thing happens: a hand emerges (see...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 101–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
... certainly an alarming environmental concern: industries leak waste into rivers and oceans, meteorological conditions transport contaminants to the breast milk of humans and other mammals in polar zones, plastics seep endocrine disruptors into a myriad of sea and land living organisms. 2 To deploy...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 117–146.
Published: 01 May 2013
... chosen people of God, if ever he had a chosen people, whose breasts he has made peculiar deposit for substantial and genuine virtue. It is the focus in which he keeps alive that sacred fire, which otherwise might escape from the face of the earth. Corruption of morals in the mass of cultivators is a...