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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
... broadcast. Thousands wrote to her, congratulating her on how she 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...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 69–93.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Steven , Morello-Frosch Rachel , Altman Rebecca Gasior and Senier Laura . “ ‘A Lab of Our Own’: Environmental Causation of Breast Cancer and Challenges to the Dominant Epidemiological Paradigm .” Science, Technology, & Human Values 31 , no. 5 ( 2006 ): 499 - 536...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 101–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., multispecies, and medical humanities in the Scandinavian context, who advocates a renewed attention to Anthropocene “necropolitics” 9 amidst global cancer epidemics. In her piece “Making Live and Letting Die: Cancerous Bodies between Anthropocene Necropolitics and Chthulucene Kinship,” Lykke seeks to...
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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...