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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
... reindeer skin. This suggests, a first option, that we might translate jávredikšun into English as “lake care.” Recent social science work on care has extended the scope of the term care to characterize practices—for instance in agriculture—far removed from the home, the caring professions, or health...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2014
... shared time, thus precluding the possibility of organized resistance. I argue that, despite the unprecedented challenges faced by the “we” that Balog's project calls to action, the form of sociality produced by the technologies on which the EIS relies has its own political potential. Copyright...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 118–142.
Published: 01 May 2016
... while simultaneously emphasizing the scope of their sociality and their engagements with other lively entities. Our ethnography of a virus urges us to look beyond a simpler story of dyadic human-elephant relations. Viruses mutate historically situated ecologies of life and death as they move within and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Thom van Dooren; Eben Kirksey; Ursula Münster Abstract Scholars in the humanities and social sciences are experimenting with novel ways of engaging with worlds around us. Passionate immersion in the lives of fungi, microorganisms, animals, and plants is opening up new understandings, relationships...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 397–420.
Published: 01 November 2018
... researcher in the project explained the reasons for its production: “Forests are a key element for human activity. We have to know [them properly].” 2 By 2014, the European Economic and Social Committee published a final document on “EU forest strategy” that states, “improved knowledge base is the key to...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 473–500.
Published: 01 November 2018
... number of reasons. As ecocritic Antonia Mehnert notes, literature explicitly focused on climate change “gives insight into the ethical and social ramifications of this unparalleled environmental crisis, reflects on current political conditions that impede action on climate change, explores how risk...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 501–527.
Published: 01 November 2018
... politics and undermines the potential for environmental humanities to build alternative worlds. To conclude, we propose feminist composting as a methodology to be taken up further. We call for an inclusive feminist composting that insists on feminism’s imbrication with social justice projects of all kinds...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 295–309.
Published: 01 May 2018
... landscape of East Anglia as a social space, this article explores how the coeval quality of the longue durée of deep time, and the haunting rupture entailed by the prospect of our own mortality, can enchant, rather than blunt, our sense of human responsibility in the Anthropocene. © 2018 Jonathan Woolley...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 150–170.
Published: 01 May 2018
... until I realized that Renkin’s account of his practice suggested that taxidermy, as a form of storytelling through material, embodied pursuits of getting close to (in touch with) what dies and fades away, may bring social and natural histories alive—both within networks of interested parties and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Gisli Palsson; Heather Anne Swanson Abstract “Nature” and “social life” tended to be separated by Enlightenment thinkers, setting the stage for a long-standing tension between geology and social-cultural theory. Such a division suppressed the liveliness that humans have often attributed to material...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 May 2013
... technical response might be effective at managing discrete environmental problems it can obscure important questions about the ways in which we produce and reproduce social and natural life. The 18th century was also a period in which the problem of scarcity gave rise to new ways of managing and organizing...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 233–260.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Noel Castree Abstract “The Anthropocene” is now a buzzword in international geoscience circles and commanding the attention of various social scientists and humanists. Once a trickle, I review what is now a growing stream of publications authored by humanists about the Holocene's proclaimed end. I...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 169–186.
Published: 01 May 2013
... are, in effect, social atoms. Curiously, 20 th -century philosophy has largely turned a blind eye and deaf ear to the vast philosophical implications of the second scientific revolution in 20 th -century science, among them a correlative moral ontology of internal relations and social wholes. The...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Adam Dickinson Abstract Through the proliferation of plastics, and chemical pollution more generally, petrochemicals constitute forms of social, material, and biological writing. How might contemporary writers respond to the capacity of petrochemical hyperobjects to influence social formations or...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2012
... risk-mapping exercises shows that health workers treated poultry as commodities, and located these animals in environments that could be transformed and dominated by humans. However, these maps did not sufficiently represent the physical and social landscapes where humans and poultry coexist in Việt...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 111–127.
Published: 01 May 2013
... attempt to undermine the hegemony of transnational corporations and build ecologically and economically sustainable communities. Social justice plays a key role in the guiding philosophies of these movements, and yet, while many ecocritical discourses examine the uncomfortable relationship of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 149–155.
Published: 01 May 2013
... social and moral concerns, is not the best way to conceive of the project of the Presocratics. Nor does this narrative offer us the best way to conceive of the distinctive tasks of the environmental arts (a term which I argue is to be preferred to the environmental humanities) and their relation to the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Palo Verde, multiple social and ecological worlds went to war. The haunting specter of capital joined the fray—animating the movements of cattle, grasses with animal rhizomes, rice seeds, and flighty ducks across national borders and through fragmented landscapes. Amidst this warfare, the fringe-toed...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 261–276.
Published: 01 May 2014
... from the humanities and social sciences. In order to realize this potential, scholars in the environmental humanities need to map the common ground on which close interdisciplinary cooperation will be possible. This essay takes up this task with regard to two fields that have embraced the environmental...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 107–127.
Published: 01 May 2016
... individuals, I claim we should understand affects—including different modes of acquisitiveness as well as ecological and social sensibilities—as the emergent properties of specific assemblages of humans and non-humans that comprise and perform processes of production, distribution, and consumption. To help...