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Against Ecological SovereigntyEthics, Biopolitics, and Saving the Natural World$
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Mick Smith

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780816670284

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816670284.001.0001

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In Relation to the Lack of Environmental Policy

In Relation to the Lack of Environmental Policy

(p.219) Apologue In Relation to the Lack of Environmental Policy
Against Ecological Sovereignty

Mick Smith

University of Minnesota Press

This chapter outlines the possibilities for rethinking and constituting ecological ethics and politics. It talks about legislative completeness, as the regulative counterpart to the global metastasis of free-market approaches that effectively reduce the world’s diversity to a common currency or a universal, abstract, monetary exchange value. The chapter concludes with a description of the currency of modernism and capitalism as a tangible indicator of the spread of biopolitics, and with an analysis of what “saving the natural world” mean.

Keywords:   ecological ethics, legislative completeness, global metastasis, free-market approaches, monetary exchange value, modernism, capitalism, biopolitics, natural world

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