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Global warming as ecocide

Rob White

in Climate Change Criminology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203950
eISBN:
9781529204001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203950.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter defines and describes the concept of ecocide, which refers to the destruction of ecological systems and habitats. This includes the everyday activities that contribute to climate change ... More


Confronting Genocide and Ethnocide of Indigenous Peoples: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Definition, Intervention, Prevention, and Advocacy

Samuel Totten, William S. Parsons, and Robert K. Hitchcock

in Annihilating Difference: The Anthropology of Genocide

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230286
eISBN:
9780520927575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230286.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter clarifies some key issues on the prevention of genocidal atrocities. It states that the definition of the term indigenous peoples is problematic, since in many places groups may migrate ... More


The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2014: Volume I

Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190270513
eISBN:
9780190271909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270513.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book provides updates on the important work of long-standing international tribunals and introduces novel topics in international law. The book continues to provide expert coverage of the ... More


Introduction: In the Name of the “Mutha’”

Jane Caputi

in Call Your "Mutha": A Deliberately Dirty-Minded Manifesto for the Earth Mother in the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190902704
eISBN:
9780190902742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190902704.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This book turns on the word motherfucker, springing from the genius of what Geneva Smitherman calls “Black Talk” and bearing a seemingly infinite range of variations and meanings. The Man in the ... More


The Dirty/Earthy Mother

Jane Caputi

in Call Your "Mutha": A Deliberately Dirty-Minded Manifesto for the Earth Mother in the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190902704
eISBN:
9780190902742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190902704.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter explores the ways that undoing the Anthropocene means rejecting misogynist and biophobic meanings of Mother Nature-Earth and reclaiming much of what has been made obscene and “dirty.” ... More


The Gods We Worship

Jane Caputi

in Call Your "Mutha": A Deliberately Dirty-Minded Manifesto for the Earth Mother in the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190902704
eISBN:
9780190902742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190902704.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Anthropocene Man worships himself via a creed of human exceptionalism and idolization of “tower of power” gods—speed, profit, domination, and accumulation. Anthropocene Man proclaims that he is ... More


“Come forth into the light of things”: Material Spirit as Negative Ecopoetics

Kate Rigby

in Material Spirit: Religion and Literature Intranscendent

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823255405
eISBN:
9780823261147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255405.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter turns to questions of ecology and argues that it is only by acknowledging the impossibility of art or literature to adequately represent the “things” around us that one can hope to ... More


The Psychoterratic in the Anthropocene: Negative Earth Emotions

Glenn A. Albrecht

in Earth Emotions: New Words for a New World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501715228
eISBN:
9781501715242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715228.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The Anthropocene, or period of human dominance of nature, is used as a master theme enabling the identification of a set of environmental conditions conducive to negative emotional psychoterratic ... More


Conservation, ecological justice and harm to nature

Rob White

in Environmental harm: An eco-justice perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300403
eISBN:
9781447307853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300403.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter provides analysis of environmental harm, ecocide that is directly linked to specific eco-systems. The notion of ecological justice refers to the relationship of humans generally to the ... More


The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2014: Volume II

Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190270520
eISBN:
9780190271916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270520.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book provides updates on the important work of long-standing international tribunals and introduces novel topics in international law. The book continues to provide expert coverage of the ... More


Pragmatism, anti-representational theory and local methods for critical-creative ecological action

Owain Jones

in The power of pragmatism: Knowledge production and social inquiry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526134943
eISBN:
9781526155481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134950.00020
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Since at least the middle of the twentieth century, the extent of the global ecological crisis, latterly labelled as ecocide, has become starkly clear, but political, cultural and ethical responses ... More


Introduction: Rapanui Music in Context

Dan Bendrups

in Singing and Survival: The Music of Easter Island

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190297039
eISBN:
9780190297060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190297039.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introduction offers a social history of Rapa Nui that puts into relief the various forces that have effected change in Rapanui society, extending from precontact times to the 1960s—the point at ... More


Defending Nature: The Evolution of the International Legal Restriction of Military Ecocide

Peter Hough

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2014: Volume I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190270513
eISBN:
9780190271909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270513.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Military ecocide—the wanton destruction of the environment in the course of warfare—emerged as a term in the early 1970s in the wake of the United States’ infamous jungle defoliation campaign ... More


Unearthing Under-Governed Territory: Transnational Environmental Crime

Peter J. Stoett

in Just Security in an Undergoverned World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198805373
eISBN:
9780191843440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805373.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at whether and how international organizations and criminal law can help us deal effectively with transnational environmental crimes and, more broadly, with environmental ... More


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