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Biopower, heterogeneous biosocial collectivities and domestic livestock breeding (2017)
Book Chapter
Foucault and Animals, 239-259. Brill Academic Publishers. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004332232_012

This chapter explores Foucault’s concept of biopower and its focus on the regulation and fostering of life. It examines the analytical potential of Foucault’s anthropocentric conceptualisation in examples involving nonhuman animals. Specifically, it... Read More about Biopower, heterogeneous biosocial collectivities and domestic livestock breeding.

Biopower and an ecology of genes : seeing livestock as meat via genetics
Book Chapter
Holloway, L. Biopower and an ecology of genes : seeing livestock as meat via genetics

This book chapter focuses on some of the implications of what has been represented as a radical change in livestock breeding for thinking about meat in relation to living farm animals: the use of genetic techniques in selecting breeding animals. The... Read More about Biopower and an ecology of genes : seeing livestock as meat via genetics.

Making meat collectivities : entanglements of geneticisation, integration and contestation in livestock breeding
Book Chapter
Gibbs, D., Holloway, L., Gilna, B., & Morris, C. Making meat collectivities : entanglements of geneticisation, integration and contestation in livestock breeding

To explore some of the contours of this meat ‘supply chain integration’ - ‘the phrase of the moment’ according to Farmers Weekly - this chapter draws on research conducted as part of a project exploring the effects of the emergence of particular type... Read More about Making meat collectivities : entanglements of geneticisation, integration and contestation in livestock breeding.


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