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Title:
Geontologies : a requiem to late liberalism
Author:
Povinelli, Elizabeth A., author.
ISBN:
9780822373810
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1 online resource (xii, 218 pages) : illustrations
Contents:
The three figures of geontology -- Can rocks die? : life and death inside the carbon imaginary -- The fossils and the bones -- The normativity of creeks -- The fog of meaning and the voiceless demos -- Downloading the dreaming -- Late liberal geontopower.
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Finding biopolitics unable to adequately reveal the mechanisms of power that govern contemporary life, Elizabeth A. Povinelli offers "geontopower" as a new theory of power that operates through the regulation of clear distinctions between life and nonlife.