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Green Fire in a Wolf’s Eyes

Barbara K. Jones

in Wild Capital: Nature's Economic and Ecological Wealth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683401049
eISBN:
9781683401728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401049.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The wolf as both an endangered species and an animal with abundant charisma returned to the West at a critical time. If the reintroduction of the wolf had not occurred when it did, one of the ... More


Becoming Other: The Posthuman and the Teen Movie

Frances Smith

in Rethinking the Hollywood Teen Movie: Gender, Genre and Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474413091
eISBN:
9781474438452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413091.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 1999, N. Katherine Hayles argued that ‘we are all posthuman now’ owing to our daily interactions with intelligent machines. If moral panics about the time teenagers spend with screen media are to ... More


The Last Frontier

Matthew M. Lambert

in The Green Depression: American Ecoliterature in the 1930s and 1940s

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830401
eISBN:
9781496830456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830401.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter identifies ways that American authors and filmmakers during the 1930s and 40s depict the ecological, economic, and/or cultural value of wilderness spaces and inhabitants. While Walt ... More


Coda: From Mom-in-Chief to Predator-in-Chief

Koritha Mitchell

in From Slave Cabins to the White House: Homemade Citizenship in African American Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043321
eISBN:
9780252052200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043321.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The Coda tells a basic truth that should not go unsaid: the investment in know-your-place aggression led many Americans to react to the Obama administration—and the image of a black first lady—by ... More


On Collection

Kjetil Anders Hatlebrekke

in The Problem of Secret Intelligence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780748691838
eISBN:
9781474465304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691838.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Blind belief in the force of history make intelligence operatives think that history repeats itself. But history, of course, never repeats itself. Nor do threats repeat themselves. However, they do ... More


Are Black Women the Future of Man? The Role of Black Women in Political and Cultural Transformation in Science Fiction from the US, UK, and Cameroon

Robyn Citizen

in The Liverpool Companion to World Science Fiction Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380383
eISBN:
9781781381557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380383.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Science fiction presents radically other socio-cultural contexts and bodily states of being as part of its generic horizon of expectations, yet visions of the future, and whom we imagine as agents of ... More


Predator Ecology: Evolutionary Ecology of the Functional Response

John P. DeLong

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192895509
eISBN:
9780191914980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895509.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Predator-prey interactions form an essential part of ecological communities, determining the flow of energy from autotrophs to top predators. The rate of predation is a key regulator of that energy ... More


Lines of Descent

Derek Gregory

in From Above: War, Violence, and Verticality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199334797
eISBN:
9780199388226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334797.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter presents a comparison of the bombers in the night sky over London in the 1940s and the drones over Afghanistan and Pakistan today. According to Daniel Swift, however, ‘today’s Predator ... More


“Especially Heinous”: Politics, Predation, Sex Panics

Joseph J. Fischel

in Sex and Harm in the Age of Consent

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816694754
eISBN:
9781452954363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694754.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Chapter 1 inaugurates several claims that it develops throughout the remainder of the manuscript: that law coproduces the scene of sexual violence; that sexual harm is not synonymous with minor or ... More


Plant behaviour: first intimations of self-organization

Anthony Trewavas

in Plant Behaviour and Intelligence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199539543
eISBN:
9780191788291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539543.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Behaviours are the responses by organisms to environmental problems, whether these involve movement or not. These problems can be generalized and are uniform for most organisms; finding food, ... More


Increasing Complexity and Uneven Results: Drone Campaigns

Jon R. Lindsay

in Information Technology and Military Power: Information Technology and Military Power

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749568
eISBN:
9781501749582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749568.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter focuses on the command and control of drone operations, which spans international, organizational, and intellectual boundaries. The complex information system that directs U.S. drone ... More


Are Black Women the Future of Man? The Role of Black Women in Political and Cultural Transformation in Science Fiction from the US, UK, and Cameroon

Robyn Citizen

in The Liverpool Companion to World Science Fiction Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380383
eISBN:
9781781381557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380383.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Science fiction presents radically other socio-cultural contexts and bodily states of being as part of its generic horizon of expectations, yet visions of the future, and whom we imagine as agents of ... More


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