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    Species Trouble: Judith Butler, Mourning, and the Precarious Lives of Animals.James Stanescu - 2012 - Hypatia 27 (3):567-582.
    This article utilizes the work of Judith Butler in order to chart a queer and feminist animal studies, an animal studies that celebrates our shared embodied finitude. Butler's commentary on other animals remains dispersed and fragmented throughout books, lectures, and interviews over the course of the last several years. This work is critically synthesized in conjunction with her work on mourning and precarious lives. By developing an anti-anthropocentric understanding of mourning and precarious lives, this article hopes to create ontological, ethical, (...)
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    Beyond Biopolitics: Animal Studies, Factory Farms, and the Advent of Deading Life.James Stanescu - 2013 - PhaenEx 8 (2):135.
    This article seeks to do two things: articulate the function of biopolitics as a necessary correlate to human exceptionalism, and argue for the factory farm as a supplementary inverse of biopolitical logic. Human exceptionalism is based fundamentally in a desire to create protected lives, and lives that can be, or even need to be, exterminated. In other words, human exceptionalism is the very definition of biopolitics. However, biopolitical theory was mostly developed around thinking through issues of human genocides, particularly the (...)
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    Review of Jean Kazez's Animalkind: What We Owe to Animals. [REVIEW]James Stanescu - 2010 - Between the Species 13 (10):16.
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