By Jennifer L. Lawrence,Sarah Marie Wiebe
Biopolitical Disaster employs a grounded research of the construction and lived-experience of biopolitical lifestyles in an effort to illustrate how catastrophe creation and reaction are in detail interconnected. The ebook is prepared into 4 elements, every one revealing how socio-environmental results of instrumentalist environmentalities produce disastrous settings and political reports which are glaring in our modern global.
Beginning with "Commodifying crisis," the quantity makes a speciality of the inherent creation of catastrophe that's sure to the main issue tendency of capitalism. the second one half, "Governmentalities of disaster," addresses fabric and discursive questions of governance, the function of the nation, in addition to questions of democracy. This half explores the linkage among difficult environmental rationalities and rules. 3rd, the amount considers how and the place the (de)valuation of lifestyles itself takes form in the subject of "Affected bodies," and investigates the corporeal affects of disastrous biopolitics. the ultimate half, "Environmental aesthetics and resistance," fuses suggestions from impact thought, feminist reports, post-positivism, and modern political concept to spot websites and practices of political resistance to biopower.
Biopolitical Disaster could be of serious curiosity to postgraduates, researchers, and educational students operating in Political ecology; Geopolitics; Feminist critique; Intersectionality; Environmental politics; technological know-how and know-how reviews; catastrophe stories; Political thought; Indigenous reports; Aesthetics; and Resistance.
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