By Mel Y. Chen
Chen's ebook is the 1st to carry the idea that of animacy including queer of colour scholarship, severe animal reviews, and incapacity concept. via analyses of dehumanizing insults, the meanings of queerness, animal protagonists in fresh Asian/American paintings and movie, the lead in toys panic in 2007, and the social lives of environmental disease, Animacies illuminates a hierarchical politics infused by means of race, sexuality, and skill. during this groundbreaking booklet, Chen rethinks the standards governing enterprise and receptivity, health and wellbeing and toxicity, productiveness and stillness—and demonstrates how cognizance to the affective cost of topic demanding situations common sense orderings of the world.
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Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect (Perverse modernities) by Mel Y. Chen