Reontologising Race: The Machinic Geography of Phenotype

  title={Reontologising Race: The Machinic Geography of Phenotype},
  author={Arun Saldanha},
  journal={Environment and Planning D: Society and Space},
  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
    218 Citations
    Immanent Politics: Thinking Race and Ethnicity through Affect and Machinism
    • 43
    'Race' in post-universalist perspective
    • 19
    • PDF
    Trance and visibility at dawn: racial dynamics in Goa’s rave scene
    • 87
    Race and Racism, Geography of
    Molecular Identities
    • 2
    Racial Excess: Rethinking How Race Comes to Matter
    • 1


    Against Race: Imagining Political Culture beyond the Color Line
    • 1,137
    • Highly Influential
    On race and philosophy
    • 155
    The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class
    • 2,638
    • PDF
    Constructions of Race, Place and Nation
    • 242
    • PDF
    Vancouver’s Chinatown: Racial Discourse in Canada, 1875–1980 by Kay J. Anderson (review)
    • 143