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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 111–127.
Published: 01 May 2013
... conscientious eaters, we should, “... balance an appreciation for how eating practices are tied to identity with a critique of it.” 2 Paradoxically, it is due to concern over issues of class, gender, and ethnicity that feminist scholar Kathryn Paxton George opposes vegetarianism. To understand her...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 129–148.
Published: 01 May 2017
... porous boundaries between organic life and digital data (Dickinson, “Pataphysics,” 140). On an implicit level, Genesis could be seen to critique the commodification of life and the predominance of anthropocentrism that would render “every living thing that moves” subservient to human needs. In contrast...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Matthew MacLellan Abstract This article argues that Garrett Hardin's primary object of critique in his influential “The Tragedy of the Commons” is not the commons or shared property at all—as is almost universally assumed by Hardin's critics—but is rather Adam Smith's theory of markets and its...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 69–84.
Published: 01 May 2012
... commonalities, particularly about who are the experts in managing the future of the natural world. The commonalities reflect global forces that are changing the environmental management of local places. The paper considers the value of art, history and the broader humanities in enriching and critiquing global...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Thomas M. Lekan Abstract This essay offers a postcolonial critique of recent environmentalist literature and exhibitions that frame the Anthropocene using the NASA Apollo mission's Earthrise (1968) and Blue Marble (1972) photographs from space. Building on the work of Dennis Cosgrove and Donna...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 55–75.
Published: 01 May 2014
... within “free” capitalist systems of thought and consumption. However, a figural analysis reveals that Malick's insistence on images of waste and death assumes a far more existential value, opening up possible deeper reflections beyond economic, social and political critiques. Badlands is the story of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 60–83.
Published: 01 May 2017
... embrace, which has become a hallmark of much immersive art, relies on a stripe of self-centering that turns art into an occasion for feeling, foreclosing on critique. Eliasson’s spectacles are containers for experience, refusing the possibility of a radical externality that is uncontrolled or the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 370–396.
Published: 01 November 2018
... though the methods employed can be destructive and long-term success is often limited. Building on recent work critiquing categorical approaches to invasive species management, we argue that such campaigns obscure not only the underlying conditions but also the ongoing production of plant invasiveness...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 May 2018
... particular lives and wider ecologies. It works on ecologies and bodies alike as a kind of wounding, one not simply or solely to the everyday stuff of biological life but to the very constitution of experience and expression. Critiquing and extending writing on climate, trauma, and aesthetic experience by E...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 108–136.
Published: 01 May 2019
... transgress a merely critical approach and to contribute to the search for critically affirmative points of exit into new and more promising worlding practices. Therefore, it engages in the discussion of the Anthropocene concept’s lack of potentials to go beyond critique. Instead, the author tries out Donna...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 291–294.
Published: 01 May 2014
... critical work as itself an act of care. Haraway has stated of her own work: “I will critically analyze ... only that which I love.” 15 Perhaps though, love and care require these acts of curious critique. Perhaps we must critique what we love. This would be a kind of affectively and ethically...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 283–286.
Published: 01 May 2014
... both relationality and critique in a concept of belonging. For this short discussion I will focus largely on Australia because it is a nation with a long history of problematic conceptualisations of belonging. Belonging is still mobilised, often in violent acts of exclusion, and means life and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 265–270.
Published: 01 May 2016
... . Margulis Lynn . Symbiotic Planet: A New Look at Evolution . Basic Books , 2008 . Marx K. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy, Volume I . London : Penguin Books , 1976 . Pollan Michael . The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World . New York : Random House...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 179–182.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Press , 1925 . Horton Tom . “ Horseshoe Crabs-and their Ancient, Annual Rite of Spring in Delaware Bay now Face an Uncertain Future .” Audubon May-June ( 1996 ): 76 – 81 . Kant Emmanuel . Critique of Judgment . Translated by Pluhar Werner . Indianapolis : Hackett , 1987...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 310–329.
Published: 01 May 2018
... like it may as well be, because it transports us to a consideration of time that we find inconceivable: “Nuclear materials may present us with a very large finitude, but they are not an infinitude. They explode what we mean by finitude.” 12 Where does this leave our critique of communicating...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
... political concerns). Many environmentalists focus on the implications of critiques of exemptionalism (including their ethical and political implications) using, for example, our expanding ecological knowledge concerning the knock-on, indirect, and systemic effects of species loss on human communities to...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 149–153.
Published: 01 May 2014
... ultimately politically efficacious ways. They share as well a conviction that the humanities, in their attention to the creation and critique of aesthetic objects, can play a significant role in heightening public environmental awareness. The problem they collectively address is a curious, but pervasive one...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 18–39.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., people, and capital, places readily identified as “home”—affectively charged places that tend to spark ecological consciousness—are frequently sustained by shadow places. Plumwood uses the concept of shadow place to critique a common bioregionalist position grounded on a problematic “split” “between a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 May 2017
... alien things, and that the best course of action lies in disentangling one from the other as cleanly as possible.” 1 The environmental humanities harbors a foundational critique of such dualism, for instance with Val Plumwood in the early nineties. 2 Environmental humanities turns to relations...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 213–220.
Published: 01 May 2014
...) 13 because stewardship implies a personal connection to a “grounded” and “healthy” heritage. 14 This vision, I believe, both reflects and builds on a tradition rooted in holism, critique and action. Copyright: © Hutchings 2014 2014 This is an open access article distributed under the...