Reontologising Race: The Machinic Geography of Phenotype

@article{Saldanha2006ReontologisingRT,
  title={Reontologising Race: The Machinic Geography of Phenotype},
  author={Arun Saldanha},
  journal={Environment and Planning D: Society and Space},
  year={2006},
  volume={24},
  pages={24 - 9}
}
  • Arun Saldanha
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Environment and Planning D: Society and Space
  • In contradistinction to the treatment of race as a problem of epistomology—how is phenotype represented in racial discourse—the author seeks to defend a materialist ontology of race. The creative materiality of race is asserted following the ‘material turn’ in feminism, anthropology, complexity theory, and Deleuze. Race is shown to be an embodied and material event, a ‘machine assemblage’ with a different spatiality than the self/other scheme of Hegel. Taking issue with the calls for the… CONTINUE READING
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