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Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times

Stacy Alaimo

Abstract

Exposed argues for a material feminist posthumanism that departs from the predominant modes of humanist transcendence in theory, science, consumerism, and popular culture. Featuring three sections, the book calls for an environmental stance in which humanity thinks, feels, and acts as the very stuff of the world. As a work within the environmental humanities, it grapples with climate change, biodiversity, sustainability, ocean conservation, environmental activism, and the depiction of the anthropocene. And as a study in new materialism it focuses on how the materiality of human bodies provoke ... More

Keywords: Environmentalism, Anthropocene, New Materialism, Nonhumanism, Cultural Studies, Posthumanism, Feminist Theory, Gender Studies, Material Feminism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780816621958
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816621958.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stacy Alaimo, author
University of Texas at Arlington

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