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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 67–83.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Lisa Tilley Abstract The plantation continues to expand across contemporary frontiers, remaking social orders and ravaging ecologies in the service of value extraction through commodity production. This article revisits the “strange industrial order” of the plantation in 1950s Indonesia at a time...
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History of the Present (2015) 5 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 October 2015
... scientists generate increasingly precise and vivid depictions of ecological precarity on planet Earth, the immediate challenge remains to collectively achieve a form of planetary governance that can fully recognize, and not just begin to account for, escalating fallout. As we shall see, the "Age of Fallout...
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History of the Present (2012) 2 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2012
... itself from animal, natural existence, the planet's looming ecological catastrophe, Chakrabarty indicates, has made that distinction void. Human history, human culture, and human society have now come to possess a truly geological force, a ca - pacity not only to shape the local environments of forests...
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History of the Present (2015) 5 (2): 169–186.
Published: 01 October 2015
... to as "the ideological fiction of nature as passive and unchanging that still permeates critical theorytoday:'4 As we will see, nature for Jewett describes an ecology that places life, human and otherwise, into a crisscrossing, fluid, often imperceptible relation. In this article I ask what happens...
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History of the Present (2017) 7 (1): 96–121.
Published: 01 April 2017
... create surpluses, unexpected and abundant mixtures and connections.43 Fermentation is an ecological, multi-organis­ mic process that binds yeasts, bacteria, grains, grapes, milk, and humans. Rather than a straightforward transit of matter, or an exchange of one thing for another, fermentation effects...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 176–182.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and not on the previous history of the disturbance before it arrived there” (460). In extending Adrian’s “all-or-none” principle, Warren McCulloch and Walter Pitts also extended his refusal to account for any other ecological confound that might affect the transmission of signal, including all the...
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History of the Present (2012) 2 (1): 95–106.
Published: 01 April 2012
... the positive to interact with the negative could produce a different " ecology of knowing" that might undermine the epistemology of enmity: It's not even necessarily true that the two make different judgments of"reality": it isn't that one is pessimistic and sees the glass as half empty, while the...
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History of the Present (2021) 11 (1): 80–105.
Published: 01 April 2021
... consolidation of capital and accelerating ecological catastrophe remain a constant. In epistemological terms, then, the white detective comes to know settler colonialism, but only as an intractable structure. While deeply critical of the settler colonial circumstances it represents, Hell or High Water does...
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History of the Present (2014) 4 (1): 97–113.
Published: 01 April 2014
... People, the Market, or whatever else-on the one hand, and entropy, nihilism, and nothingness on the other. What would it look like, these primarily feminist, queer, ecological, 10 9 INTERVENTION Goldstone and "process" thinkers ask, to start our creation story with precisely that primal turbulence...
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History of the Present (2015) 5 (2): 200–216.
Published: 01 October 2015
..., EHESS-IMM-CEMS, has written two books on the process of the feminization of the police force ( 1935-2005) . She now works on radical ecology. Together they have co-edited an issue of Champ penal/penal field on social control of violent women (2011) and have coordinated a book on women's violence, Penser...
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History of the Present (2015) 5 (2): 187–199.
Published: 01 October 2015
... I would call, ecological than Kant's, and pushes the interwovenness of subject and object much further. IBtimately, Arendt follows Kant's reflective model, which does not do justice to the minutiae of a positing of Arendt and Us; which I understand to be implicit in the filmmakers' description of...
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History of the Present (2014) 4 (2): 171–202.
Published: 01 October 2014
... states, the outcome of which is largely dependent on human action. This is essentially a call to action of everyday heroes to join in the struggle to engender a viable ecological future. Wilson likens this kind of conclusion to a Methodist altar call: "The altar call is that moment at the end of the...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (2): 237–255.
Published: 01 October 2020
... parties) alongside the rise of the “new social movements” that were related to issues of race and gender but also ecology, migration, and so forth. In this regard, the critique of identity politics was a melancholic, backward-looking practice; it made the idealist mistake of thinking that a new fixation...
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History of the Present (2021) 11 (1): 2–22.
Published: 01 April 2021
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History of the Present (2014) 4 (1): 49–74.
Published: 01 April 2014
... traumatic stress disorder, which can result in serious emotional disability:'33 Hence, governing the disengagement seemed to involve struggling within its very specific affective regime. The political ecology of the disengagement proved more complicated than a quick and unambiguous negotiation between...
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History of the Present (2019) 9 (2): 142–165.
Published: 01 October 2019
... reckless before they began. Many married women were charged with keeping records of household incomes, outflows, and debits. The daybook of Sarah Brown of Salem, Mas­ sachusetts, maintained from 1834 to 1866, for example, captured a complex ecology of simple transactions joined by open credit accounts with...
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History of the Present (2021) 11 (1): 23–52.
Published: 01 April 2021