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Dangerous crossings : race, species, and nature in a multicultural age

Author: Claire Jean Kim
Publisher: New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
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Dangerous Crossings interprets disputes in the United States over the use of animals in the cultural practices of nonwhite peoples - specifically, the live animal markets in San Francisco's  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Jean Kim
ISBN: 9781107622937 110762293X 9781107044944 1107044944
OCLC Number: 952957035
Description: x, 346 pages : illustrations, cartes ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Taxonomies of Power: 1. Impassioned disputes; 2. Animals, nature, and the races of man; Part II. The Battle over Live Animal Markets in San Francisco's Chinatown: 3. The optic of cruelty: challenging the markets; 4. The optic of racism: mobilizing the Chinese community; 5. The optic of ecological harm: protecting 'nature' in a neoliberal age; 6. Vision/critique/avowal; Part III. Other Disputes: 7. Makah whaling and the (non)ecological Indian; 8. Michael Vick, dogfighting, and the parable of black recalcitrance; Part IV. Conclusion: 9. We are all animals/we are not animals.
Responsibility: Claire Jean Kim, University of California, Irvine.
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'In this truly groundbreaking work, Claire Jean Kim argues for 'an ethic of mutual avowal' to resolve conflicts between race, culture, and species. In order to begin to disentangle ourselves from the Read more...

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