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Bodily natures : science, environment, and the material self

Author: Stacy Alaimo
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2010.
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"How do we understand the agency and significance of material forces and their interface with human bodies? What does it mean to be human in these times, with bodies that are inextricably interconnected with our physical world? Bodily Natures considers these questions by grappling with powerful and pervasive material forces and their increasingly harmful effects on the human body. Drawing on feminist theory,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Alaimo, Stacy, 1962-
Bodily natures.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010012635
(OCoLC)468981887
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stacy Alaimo
ISBN: 9780253004833 0253004837
OCLC Number: 680036353
Awards: Winner of Winner, 2011 ASLE Award in Ecocriticism.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 193 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Bodily natures --
Eros and X-rays : bodies, class, and "environmental justice" --
Invisible matters : the sciences of environmental justice --
Material memoirs : science, autobiography, and the substantial self --
Deviant agents : the science, culture, and politics of multiple chemical sensitivity --
Genetics, material agency, and the evolution of posthuman environmental ethics in science fiction.
Responsibility: Stacy Alaimo.

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Bodily Natures showcases the distinctive contribution that an ecocritic can make to the field. * Enviromental Ethics * This is a book that should be read by anyone-scholars, students, readers, and Read more...

 
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