Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect – reviewed by Dr Andra le Roux-Kemp

‘Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect’ by Mel Y. Chen (Duke University Press, 2012).  What does U.S. Senator George Allen’s 2006 re-election campaign, turtle eggs and the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 have in common? Or how about the dehumanising effect of disability discourse and ‘The Estrangement of Labour’ Read more…