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Twenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children's and Adolescent Literature

Roberta Seelinger Trites

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813800
eISBN:
9781496813848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813800.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Twenty-First Century Feminisms in Children’s and Adolescent Literature employs methodologies from material feminism to demonstrate how feminist thinking has influenced literature for the young in the ... More


Becoming, Mattering, and “Knowing in Being” in Feminist Novels for the Young

Roberta Seelinger Trites

in Twenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children's and Adolescent Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813800
eISBN:
9781496813848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813800.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 1 introduces key concepts from material feminism, relying in particular on the work of Karen Barad and Rosi Braidotti. Becoming is implicated in the desire that leads to merged and changed ... More


Dwelling in the Dissolve

Stacy Alaimo

in Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816621958
eISBN:
9781452955223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816621958.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The introduction of Exposed briefly lays out the methodology, theories, arguments, and central questions of the book. It argues that a material sense of exposure and pleasure fosters ontologies, ... More


Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times

Stacy Alaimo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816621958
eISBN:
9781452955223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816621958.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Exposed argues for a material feminist posthumanism that departs from the predominant modes of humanist transcendence in theory, science, consumerism, and popular culture. Featuring three sections, ... More


Thinking as the Stuff of the World

Stacy Alaimo

in Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816621958
eISBN:
9781452955223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816621958.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The conclusion of Exposed critiques substantial paradigms by the ways of new materialism. It critiques object-oriented ontology by ways of material feminisms. It argues that there is no positions ... More


Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country

Traci Brynne Voyles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692644
eISBN:
9781452950778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692644.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Wastelanding tells the history of the uranium industry on Navajo land in the U.S. Southwest, asking why certain landscapes and the peoples who inhabit them come to be targeted for disproportionate ... More


Hot Spots: Justice, Power, and Gender in the Radioactive Present

Traci Brynne Voyles

in Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692644
eISBN:
9781452950778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692644.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In cases of environmental injustice, impacts of toxins on human health often impact men and women differently due to different social roles and physical locations. This chapter explores these ... More


Introduction: Sacrificial Land

Traci Brynne Voyles

in Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692644
eISBN:
9781452950778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692644.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter overviews the history of uranium mining, focusing on the human and environmental health problems that resulted from the uranium industry. The chapter also introduces the book’s primary ... More


Empty Except for Indians: Early Impressions of Navajo Rangeland

Traci Brynne Voyles

in Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692644
eISBN:
9781452950778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692644.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

While uranium mining did not get underway on Navajo land until the mid-1940s, this chapter begins in the late 1920s, looking to the ways in which federal discourse about the reservation as a ... More


The Big Hurt: Boom and Bust on Contested Ground

Traci Brynne Voyles

in Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692644
eISBN:
9781452950778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692644.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Cycles of boom and bust are often the most detrimental impacts of mining on rural communities; in New Mexico, activists have sought over the course of four decades to interrupt these detrimental boom ... More


Prospecting for Magic Ore in America’s New Frontier

Traci Brynne Voyles

in Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692644
eISBN:
9781452950778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692644.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

When the uranium boom commenced in earnest in the early 1950s, Navajo country quickly became a focal point for both the federal government and private prospectors. This chapter investigates the years ... More


Cowboys and Indians in Navajo Country

Traci Brynne Voyles

in Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692644
eISBN:
9781452950778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692644.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Multiple narratives have sought to explain the relationship between uranium mining and human history. This chapter focuses on that of Paddy Martinez, a Navajo who discovered New Mexico’s biggest ... More


Monsters and Mountains: Competing Geographies of Uranium

Traci Brynne Voyles

in Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692644
eISBN:
9781452950778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692644.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In the eastern reaches of Navajo country, mining and milling escalated through the 1970s, as did the risks for the environment and human health. The nation’s largest accidental release of radioactive ... More


Conclusion: Zombie Mines

Traci Brynne Voyles

in Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692644
eISBN:
9781452950778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692644.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

As debates over uranium mining continue to influence mining and land policy in the southwest, the history of uranium mining and its impact on Diné people and land becomes even more urgent. In this ... More


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