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ExposedEnvironmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times$
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Stacy Alaimo

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780816621958

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816621958.001.0001

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Dwelling in the Dissolve

Dwelling in the Dissolve

(p.1) Introduction Dwelling in the Dissolve

Stacy Alaimo

University of Minnesota Press

The introduction of Exposed briefly lays out the methodology, theories, arguments, and central questions of the book. It argues that a material sense of exposure and pleasure fosters ontologies, epistemologies, ethics, and politics that interconnect the human with the nonhuman, the inhuman and the more than human. As a cultural studies project, Exposed takes activist and other “low” practices seriously, as potent modes of political contestation.

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

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