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Antarctica as cultural critique : the gendered politics of scientific exploration and climate change / Elena Glasberg.

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74VvyJm3PvPX

Antarctica as cultural critique : the gendered politics of scientific exploration and climate change / Elena Glasberg.

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Antarctica as cultural critique : the gendered politics of scientific exploration and climate change / Elena Glasberg.

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Antarctica as cultural critique : the gendered politics of scientific exploration and climate change / Elena Glasberg.

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New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Date

2012.

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919.89/81

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74VvyJm3PvPX

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English

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Contents

xxviii, 174 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm. Machine generated contents note: -- "Antarctic Convergence" and the End of the Grid * Gender and the Absent Native of Antarctic History * "Sculpting in Ice": Affective Data and the Market Flow * Roads To Pole: Territorialization Without Territory and Post Ecologic...

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New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

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Summary

"Antarctica as Cultural Critique arrives at an auspicious time in history and on earth. Amid the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the European "race" to the last place on earth, Antarctica -- a continent of ice and without natives -- is finally emerging as a center of global concern. Once an impediment to and backdrop for heroic endeavor, the ice itself now focuses dramas of national competition. Antarctica as Cultural Critique creates complex connections between the present ice of environmental crisis and the past through visualizations and photographs of what Ursula Le Guin names the "living ice." Antarctica as Cultural Critique links to new ways of thinking human/ non-human divides and disturbs understandings of gendered relations as fixed and hierarchical, science as progressive and rational, and history as a mode of nostalgia, remembering, or simple reinvigoration of power that does not take into consideration the effects of its content and in the case of Antarctica, the radically non-human and shifting ontology of ice itself. On Ice reconfigures the controversy over climate change and disaster capitalis...

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Antarctica as cultural critique : the gendered politics of scientific exploration and climate change / Elena Glasberg.

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Critical studies in gender, sexuality, and culture.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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2012.

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919.89/81

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74VvyJm3PvPX

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ISBN

0230116876 (hardback)

9780230116870 (hardback)

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919.89

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991016067469702626

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