“Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave”: The Triangulation of Environmentalism, Population Growth, and Immigration in the U.S

@inproceedings{Berger2016OhWA,
  title={“Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave”: The Triangulation of Environmentalism, Population Growth, and Immigration in the U.S},
  author={Susan A. Berger},
  year={2016}
}
This paper reconstructs the political and discursive formation that triangulated environmentalism, population control and immigration into a troubling Foucauldian knowledge-based discourse relying on nativism, racism, and misogyny. The phenomenon of the Donald J. Trump 2016 presidential candidacy has placed this narrative formation, and its accompanying biopolitics, center stage in American politics, but its immediate roots can be traced to the manipulation of fears over resource scarcity and… CONTINUE READING