By Mel Y. Chen
Chen's publication is the 1st to convey the idea that of animacy including queer of colour scholarship, severe animal stories, and incapacity thought. via analyses of dehumanizing insults, the meanings of queerness, animal protagonists in contemporary Asian/American artwork and movie, the lead in toys panic in 2007, and the social lives of environmental affliction, Animacies illuminates a hierarchical politics infused through race, sexuality, and talent. during this groundbreaking ebook, Chen rethinks the standards governing employer 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