Political ecologies of biopower: diversity, debates, and new frontiers of inquiry

  title={Political ecologies of biopower: diversity, debates, and new frontiers of inquiry},
  author={Connor Joseph Cavanagh},
  journal={Journal of Political Ecology},
  • C. Cavanagh
  • Published 3 January 2018
  • Art
  • Journal of Political Ecology
This article reviews recent literature on the political ecologies of conservation and environmental change mitigation, highlighting the biopolitical stakes of many writings in this field. Although a large and apparently growing number of political ecologists engage the concept of biopower directly – in its Foucauldian, Agambenian, and various other formulations – recent writings across the humanities and social sciences by scholars utilizing an explicitly biopolitical lens provide us with an… 

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