By Mel Y. Chen
Chen's e-book is the 1st to carry the idea that of animacy including queer of colour scholarship, serious animal stories, and incapacity conception. via analyses of dehumanizing insults, the meanings of queerness, animal protagonists in fresh Asian/American artwork and movie, the lead in toys panic in 2007, and the social lives of environmental ailment, Animacies illuminates a hierarchical politics infused by means of race, sexuality, and skill. during this groundbreaking booklet, Chen rethinks the factors governing organization and receptivity, overall healthiness and toxicity, productiveness and stillness—and demonstrates how cognizance 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