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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
...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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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 2. LuYang, Cancer Baby (2014–15), video still. Used by permission of the artist. Figure 2. LuYang, Cancer Baby (2014–15), video still. Used by permission of the artist. More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 4. Top: Logo for the Anti-cancer Survival Kit . Bottom: Anarchy symbol by Enon. Figure 4. Top: Logo for the Anti-cancer Survival Kit. Bottom: Anarchy symbol by Enon. More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 4. Top: Logo for the Anti-cancer Survival Kit . Bottom: Anarchy symbol by Enon. Figure 4. Top: Logo for the Anti-cancer Survival Kit. Bottom: Anarchy symbol by Enon. More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 2. LuYang, Cancer Baby (2014–15), video still. Used by permission of the artist. Figure 2. LuYang, Cancer Baby (2014–15), video still. Used by permission of the artist. More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 4. Top: Logo for the Anti-cancer Survival Kit . Bottom: Anarchy symbol by Enon. Figure 4. Top: Logo for the Anti-cancer Survival Kit. Bottom: Anarchy symbol by Enon. More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 4. Top: Logo for the Anti-cancer Survival Kit . Bottom: Anarchy symbol by Enon. Figure 4. Top: Logo for the Anti-cancer Survival Kit. Bottom: Anarchy symbol by Enon. More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 2. LuYang, Cancer Baby (2014–15), video still. Used by permission of the artist. Figure 2. LuYang, Cancer Baby (2014–15), video still. Used by permission of the artist. More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 4. Top: Logo for the Anti-cancer Survival Kit . Bottom: Anarchy symbol by Enon. Figure 4. Top: Logo for the Anti-cancer Survival Kit. Bottom: Anarchy symbol by Enon. More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 4. Top: Logo for the Anti-cancer Survival Kit . Bottom: Anarchy symbol by Enon. Figure 4. Top: Logo for the Anti-cancer Survival Kit. Bottom: Anarchy symbol by Enon. More
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Published: 01 May 2014
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. More
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 86–106.
Published: 01 May 2018
... claiming inconclusive evidence and uncertainty about the toxic effects of the war, my southern Lebanese interlocutors insisted on causally linking Israel’s weapons to the perceived surge in cancer, infertility, and environmental degradation since 2006. Their insistence that war was causing this ongoing...
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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 2019) 11 (1): 180–193.
Published: 01 May 2019
...; disordered reproductive and endocrine systems; aspirations to infinite growth without decay; energy dreams that bequeath to us depleted (what a misnomer!) uranium sometimes recycled (another misnomer) in munitions; 15 vision debilitated by “light pollution”; skyrocketing cancer rates, or else a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 242–246.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Steingraber’s investigation of environmental contaminants and cancer in Living Downstream to Nancy Langston’s work on women’s bodies, ecosystems, and synthetic hormones in Toxic Bodies , ecologists and environmental historians have long shown the human embodiment of environmental damage. 13 Kafer and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 101–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
... feminized monstrous, queer, or crip bodies again get cast as deviant, impure, or contaminated. In the process, titillating as it may be in word choices or imagery of popular environmentalism, a range of other threats of mortality and morbidity, cancerous ecologies and extirpated habitats gets glossed over...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 239–241.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of the individual self. Nina Lykke’s “Anthropocene necropolitics,” for instance, shifts from an individual “‘I,’ waging ‘war’ on cancer to a ‘we,’ based on a planetwide kinship of vulnerable bodies.” Much of the scientific, scholarly, and activist thinking about toxic bodies has thus far operated...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 69–93.
Published: 01 May 2014
...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. ...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 May 2019
... counts, various reproductive tract malformations, asthma, obesity, and cancer, among other toxic effects. 7 How might we shift the frames and scales of conventional forms of signification in order to bring into focus the often inscrutable biological and cultural writing intrinsic to this...