Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 39 items

  • Keywords: multispecies x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Learning from Plants, Ants, and Ecosystems

R. Ford Denison

in Darwinian Agriculture: How Understanding Evolution Can Improve Agriculture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139500
eISBN:
9781400842810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139500.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines the interactions between trees and fungus-growing-leaf-cutter ants, arguing that we can learn much from natural communities as long as we don't mistakenly assume perfection. It ... More


Viral Economies: Bird Flu Experiments in Vietnam

Natalie Porter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226648804
eISBN:
9780226649139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649139.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book narrates the story of H5N1 avian influenza in Vietnam. At this epicenter of bird flu infection, “One Health” regimes are bringing nonhuman animals squarely into the fold of global health ... More


Imagining Extinction: The Cultural Meanings of Endangered Species

Ursula K. Heise

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226358024
eISBN:
9780226358338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226358338.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Current rates of species extinction exceed the evolutionary background rate, and some biologists claim we are witnessing the sixth mass extinction in the history of life on Earth. This book analyzes ... More


Animal Intimacies: Interspecies Relatedness in India's Central Himalayas

Radhika Govindrajan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226559841
eISBN:
9780226560045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226560045.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

What does it mean to live a life that is knotted with other lives for better or worse? This ethnography of everyday multispecies relationships in the mountain villages of India’s Central Himalayan ... More


Care of the Species: Races of Corn and the Science of Plant Biodiversity

John Hartigan Jr.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816685301
eISBN:
9781452958750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816685301.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Care of the Species contributes to debates about the concept of species through vivid ethnography, examining infrastructures of care—labs and gardens in Spain and Mexico—where plant scientists ... More


Theological Ethics through a Multispecies Lens: The Evolution of Wisdom, Volume I

Celia E. Deane-Drummond

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198843344
eISBN:
9780191879227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843344.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

There are two driving questions informing this book. The first is where does our moral life come from? The presupposition is that considering morality broadly is inadequate. Instead, different ... More


Introduction

Natalie Porter

in Viral Economies: Bird Flu Experiments in Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226648804
eISBN:
9780226649139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649139.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The introduction presents avian flu and its expression in Vietnam, and introduces the key characters and analytical lens that guide the analysis. Among the first countries to report bird flu ... More


Conclusion: “All lives have equal value.”

Natalie Porter

in Viral Economies: Bird Flu Experiments in Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226648804
eISBN:
9780226649139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649139.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter recapitulates the governance-multispecies exchange relations-experiment framework developed throughout the book. It argues that a multi-sited, more-than-human analysis of experimental ... More


Narratology beyond the Human: Storytelling and Animal Life

David Herman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190850401
eISBN:
9780190850432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190850401.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book aims to develop a cross-disciplinary approach to post-Darwinian narratives concerned with animals and human-animal relationships. In outlining this integrative approach to storytelling in a ... More


Conflict, Negotiation, and Coexistence: Rethinking Human–Elephant Relations in South Asia

Piers Locke and Jane Buckingham (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199467228
eISBN:
9780199087570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467228.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Environmental History

The interconnected lives of humans and elephants have shaped landscapes, determined the destinies of empires, and stimulated new kinds of knowledge, skill, and practice. Their encounters have also ... More


Deliberating Animals: From Multispecies Dialogues to Interspecies Deliberation

Eva Meijer

in When Animals Speak: Toward an Interspecies Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479859351
eISBN:
9781479815661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859351.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In the final chapter, the author discusses how deliberation between human and non-human animals already takes place and how it can be improved, using a systemic perspective on deliberative democracy. ... More


Matter in the Shadows: Feminist New Materialism and the Practices of Colonialism

Deboleena Roy and Banu Subramaniam

in Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In recent years, key debates in feminist theory have emphasized questions regarding the status of matter and materiality of the body. While these questions have lead to increased attention to ... More


Urban Api-Ethnography: The Matter of Relations between Humans and Honeybees

Mary Kosut and Lisa Jean Moore

in Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, we draw from our three-year multispecies ethnography of urban beekeeping conducted in New York City amidst bees and their human caretakers. Our fieldwork began with urban beekeepers, ... More


Bird communities and climate change

Lluís Brotons, Sergi Herrando, Frédéric Jiguet, and Aleksi Lehikoinen

in Effects of Climate Change on Birds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198824268
eISBN:
9780191862809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824268.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Animal Biology

Climate variability drives many aspects of the ecology of species directly or indirectly through changes in habitat type and structure, and thus long-term climatic variability has been thought to be ... More


Oves et Singulatim: A Multispecies Impression

Julian Yates

in Renaissance Posthumanism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269556
eISBN:
9780823269594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269556.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

“Oves et Singulatim: A Multispecies Impression” approaches the figure of sheep and the genre of pastoral at a historical moment marked by radical agrarian shifts as a result of enclosure practices. ... More


Nonhuman Kin: Unispecies Societies and Plural Communities

Nurit Bird-David

in Us, Relatives: Scaling and Plural Life in a Forager World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293403
eISBN:
9780520966680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293403.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Theories of indigenous ontologies have depicted forager-cultivator worlds populated by human and nonhuman persons or even by societies of humans and nonhumans, ignoring the tiny-scale context of ... More


Biodiversity, Environmental Justice, and Multispecies Communities

Ursula K. Heise

in Imagining Extinction: The Cultural Meanings of Endangered Species

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226358024
eISBN:
9780226358338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226358338.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the political tensions between biodiversity conservation and environmental justice over the last thirty years, which have centered on the privileging of nonhuman species over ... More


Multispecies Fictions for the Anthropocene

Ursula K. Heise

in Imagining Extinction: The Cultural Meanings of Endangered Species

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226358024
eISBN:
9780226358338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226358338.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Recently, the concept of the Anthropocene has become increasingly important for environmentalism. For pessimists, it signals the enormous scope of negative human impact on the environment; for ... More


Ecologies of Production

Heather Paxson

in The Life of Cheese: Crafting Food and Value in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520270176
eISBN:
9780520954021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270176.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

“Ecologies of Production” draws from ethnographic fieldwork conducted on a sheep dairy farm to detail what goes into producing cheese and to analyze how cheesemakers draw meaning from that labor. The ... More


Coalescent theory and species trees

Ziheng Yang

in Molecular Evolution: A Statistical Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199602605
eISBN:
9780191782251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602605.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter introduces Kingman’s coalescent process, which describes the genealogical relationships within a sample of DNA sequences taken from a population, and forms the basis for likelihood-based ... More


View: