Energy futures and present threats: critical infrastructure resilience, accumulation, and dispossession

@article{Dafnos2020EnergyFA,
  title={Energy futures and present threats: critical infrastructure resilience, accumulation, and dispossession},
  author={Tia Dafnos},
  journal={Studies in Political Economy},
  year={2020},
  volume={101},
  pages={114 - 134}
}
  • Tia Dafnos
  • Published 2020
  • Business
  • Studies in Political Economy
  • Abstract This article situates Canada’s national critical infrastructure security/resilience assemblage as encompassing pacification strategies that further accumulation and dispossession. It traces how specific practices enact preemptive anticipatory risk thinking in invoking an extractivist nation-state future and its threats, which are constituted as risks to be addressed in the present. In addition to criminalizing Indigenous land defenders and environmentalists, this assemblage generates… CONTINUE READING

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