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Buzz : urban beekeeping and the power of the bee

Autore: Lisa Jean Moore; Mary Kosut
Editore: New York : New York University Press, 2013.
Edizione/Formato:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"Bees are essential for human survival--one-third of all food on American dining tables depends on the labor of bees. Beyond pollination, the very idea of the bee is ubiquitous in our culture: we can feel buzzed; we can create buzz; we have worker bees, drones, and Queen bees; we establish collectives and even have communities that share a hive-mind. In Buzz, authors Lisa Jean Moore and Mary Kosut convincingly argue  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Electronic books
Biography
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Print version:
Moore, Lisa Jean, 1967-
Buzz
(DLC) 2013015223
(OCoLC)844308855
Tipo materiale: Biography, Document, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Internet Resource, Computer File
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Lisa Jean Moore; Mary Kosut
ISBN: 9780814763070 0814763073
Numero OCLC: 857769420
Descrizione: 1 online resource.
Contenuti: Catching the Buzz : Introduction --
Buzzing for Bees : From Model Insect to Urban Beekeeping --
Save the Bees : Colony Collapse Disorder and the Greening of the Bee --
Being with Bees : Intimate Entanglements Between Humans and Insects --
Domestic Entanglements with Bees : Sex and Gender --
Breeding Good Citizens : All American Insects --
Busy Bees : The Deployment of Bees --
Beyond Buzz : Becoming Bee Centered.
Responsabilità: Lisa Jean Moore and Mary Kosut.
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Examines media representations of bees, such as children's books, films, and consumer culture, bringing to light the reciprocal way in which the bee and our idea of the bee inform one another.  Per saperne di più…

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