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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 25–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
...William Major Abstract This article examines the need to understand pacifism and environmentalism as essentially consonant philosophies and practices, just as a proper theorization of ecocide must also include the violence inherent to industrialism and militarism. Few contemporary writers...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 May 2016
... environmental change that inflict ‘slow violence’ on vulnerable human (and non-human) populations. Nixon argues that a lack of “arresting stories, images and symbols” reduces the visibility of gradual problems such as biodiversity loss, climate change and chemical pollution in cultural imaginations and on...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 257–272.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Richard D. G. Irvine Abstract What does it mean to do violence in deep time? How is deep time evoked in our understanding of environmental harm? Environmental transformations have figured prominently in the recent history of Mongolia. Shifts in land use have been associated with severe pasture...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 273–294.
Published: 01 May 2018
... facility is now being set up to explore energy generation and other possibilities of closer engagement with magma. We take this event as an incitement to explore how the Earth-changing “violence” of volcanic or igneous processes might be seen not simply as happening in time but as both generative and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 86–106.
Published: 01 May 2018
... bodily and environmental malaise exposes the slow violence of war and challenges the liberal idea of war as a temporary event and paroxysm of violence. Taking southern Lebanese accounts seriously reveals how the liberal idea of war keeps Israeli weapons, toxic environments, and embodied pathologies...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 107–128.
Published: 01 May 2018
... seem to change the course of history. I suggest that the intersection of temporal and spatial relationships embedded within the watershed concept reveals the interaction between modernist conceptions of space and time, enabling the persistence of trauma and violence that characterizes modernity. In...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 421–446.
Published: 01 November 2018
... loving care contrasts with the violence entailed in seed selection, controlled breeding, and regular culling. Furthermore, tensions arise between breeders and workers on the one hand and corporate “money makers” on the other over seeds as objects of care and sources of value. I demonstrate how seeds...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 147–167.
Published: 01 May 2013
... second line of thought explores how history writing might contribute to an ethical response in the face of the end and an almost inevitable, accompanying violence, anomie and destruction. Apocalyptic language is eschewed by a progress-centred history. Here we argue that it is exactly the proper recovery...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 187–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
... there. We connect our irritations and speculations with the Anthropocene precisely as a way of summoning the multiple violences, many of them of planetary reach, that have to be denounced when situating our knowledge practices in Puchuncaví. Thinking about the ethico-political challenges of research in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 213–225.
Published: 01 May 2018
... understanding deep time as an abstract concept, we explore how deep time manifests through places, objects, and practices. Focusing on three modes through which deep time is encountered—enchantment, violence, and haunting—we introduce deep time as an intimate element woven into everyday lives. Deep time stories...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 137–151.
Published: 01 May 2019
... destruction of the built environment. Linking these experiences, the argument sets up and explores an analytical space within which the toxic modernity of planetary capitalism can resonate, structurally, with the racist violence of state colonialism: a space that also, the author suggests, describes an...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 18–39.
Published: 01 May 2017
... agricultural product, is consumed almost exclusively outside the region by European and American consumers. 2 Copyright © 2017 Sarah Besky 2017 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). slow violence shadow place landslides...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 255–258.
Published: 01 May 2016
... parse it as violence, because I think that today this is how sacrifice presents itself most forcefully as a problem. In some forms, sacrifice does aspire to selflessness, to the perfect surrender that anticipates no return—but more often than not, it is governed by an algebra of expected returns...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 528–531.
Published: 01 November 2018
... engage the process of military wasting itself as constitutive of ecological and cultural contexts. This work contributes to research on the sociocultural significance of “ruination,” “active debris,” “rogue infrastructure,” and related forms of “slow violence.” 5 Bomb ecologies are a product of slow...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 52–71.
Published: 01 May 2019
... term resource conflict in a global context to denote native resistance to prolonged low-intensity violence by a nexus of mineral corporations and security forces, I foreground indigenous efforts to maintain access to nearby natural resources as a means of livelihood. In India’s Bastar region as well...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 287–290.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Plumwood, “Shadow Places and the Politics of Dwelling,” Australian Humanities Review 44 (2008); Rob Nixon, Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2011). 13 Terry Tempest Williams, Finding Beauty in a Broken World 1st ed. (New York...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 456–459.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Country ; Weir, “Connectivity”; and Country et al., “Co-becoming Bawaka.” 10. On attunement, Despret’s concept of “embodied empathy” is useful to think with: “Responding Bodies.” For difference and companionship, see Haraway, Companion Species Manifesto . And on violence, see Yusoff, “Aesthetics...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2014
... temporal torsions of anthropogenic climate change, in which time and agency are both radically dispersed and decentred. Climate change lacks a centre or moment of origin; it unfolds erratically, in ways that are inconsistently distributed and more often discreet than spectacular (“slow violence” is Rob...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 227–232.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., provided the original work is cited and is not altered or transformed. “The West is living in a triumphant euphoria.” So wrote the celebrated late Uruguayan writer, Eduardo Galeano. 1 This euphoria, he explains, is blind to its foundations: past and ongoing violence, tragedy, poverty, and suffering...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 101–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
... power relations understood as toxic: racism, settler-colonial violence, corporate greed, militarism, and toxic masculinities. The important question is who gets to live, play, thrive, and survive, and who gets to suffer and die from the “slow violence” 7 of toxic compounds and socioeconomic...