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Fascist Pigs: Technoscientific Organisms and the History of Fascism

Tiago Saraiva

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035033
eISBN:
9780262335706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035033.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

“Fascist Pigs” investigates the breeding of new animals and plants embodying fascism. It details the role of technoscientific organisms in the national battles for food independence launched by ... More


Developing a Conservation Research Program with Citizen Science

Ralph S. Hames, James D. Lowe, and Kenneth V. Rosenberg

in Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explains how citizen science can be used to develop a conservation research program. It describes a specific case in which “super citizen scientists” used manipulative sampling to gather ... More


One Grain, One Nation: Rice Genetics and the Corporate State (1936–1952)

Lino Camprubí

in Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027175
eISBN:
9780262323222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027175.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter traces rice seeds as they circulated from the genetics laboratory through a vertically organized system for production and consumption onto the Spanish landscape. Rice production in ... More


/ Doux Commerce, Douce Colonisation: Consensual Colonialism in Diderot's Thought

Sunil M. Agnani

in Hating Empire Properly: The Two Indies and the Limits of Enlightenment Anticolonialism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251803
eISBN:
9780823253050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251803.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter considers the failure of communication dramatized in Supplément au voyage de Bougainville which exists in tension with Diderot's empirical efforts at detailed description in the Histoire ... More


Conclusion

Sherry F. Colb and Michael C. Dorf

in Beating Hearts: Abortion and Animal Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175142
eISBN:
9780231540957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175142.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Human control of animal reproduction ties the subjects of this book together in yet another way. Given past and ongoing human injustices against animals, humans who wish to care for animals incapable ... More


Status dogs: myth or menace?

Simon Harding

in Unleashed: The phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300274
eISBN:
9781447307594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300274.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter provides a definition of status dog; a term first identified in 2007. Media roles are addressed and consideration given to the concept of moral panic. This is also reviewed in terms of ... More


Nietzsche’s Naturalist Morality of Breeding: A Critique of Eugenics as Taming

Donovan Miyasaki

in Nietzsche and the Becoming of Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262861
eISBN:
9780823266524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262861.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this paper, I clarify Nietzsche’s troubling notion of the morality of breeding or cultivation (Züchtung). I defend it as a naturalist morality that promotes life and human flourishing. I begin by ... More


Geneticists on the farm: agriculture and the all-English loaf

Berris Charnley

in Scientific Governance in Britain, 1914-79

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719090981
eISBN:
9781526115133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090981.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the first years of the twentieth century geneticists promised a revolution in plant breeding that would bring new forms of agriculture. This chapter tracks the successes and failures of the first ... More


Epilogue

Sigrid Schmalzer

in "Red Revolution, Green Revolution": Scientific Farming in Socialist China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330150
eISBN:
9780226330297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330297.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The contradictions between the cities and the countryside, between mental and manual labor, and between intellectuals and rural people with which the Mao-era state wrestled have by no means ... More


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