By Mel Y. Chen
Chen's e-book is the 1st to deliver the idea that of animacy including queer of colour scholarship, severe animal reviews, and incapacity idea. via analyses of dehumanizing insults, the meanings of queerness, animal protagonists in contemporary Asian/American paintings and movie, the lead in toys panic in 2007, and the social lives of environmental disorder, Animacies illuminates a hierarchical politics infused by way of race, sexuality, and skill. during this groundbreaking publication, Chen rethinks the standards governing business enterprise and receptivity, well-being and toxicity, productiveness and stillness—and demonstrates how consciousness to the affective cost of subject 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