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Subjecting cows to robots: farming technologies and the making of animal subjects (2007)
Journal Article
Holloway, L. (2007). Subjecting cows to robots: farming technologies and the making of animal subjects. Environment and planning. D, Society & space, 25(6), (1041-1060). doi:10.1068/d77j. ISSN 0263-7758

Recent representations of human-animal relationships in farming have tended to focus on human experience, and to essentialise animal subjectivity in granting them a centred subjectivity akin to that assumed to be possessed by humans. Instead, this pa... Read More about Subjecting cows to robots: farming technologies and the making of animal subjects.

Possible food economies: A methodological framework for exploring food production-consumption relationships (2007)
Journal Article
Holloway, L., Kneafsey, M., Venn, L., Cox, R., Dowler, E., & Tuomainen, H. (2007). Possible food economies: A methodological framework for exploring food production-consumption relationships. Sociologia ruralis, 47(1), 1-19. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9523.2007.00427.x

Modes of food production-consumption defined as 'alternative' have received considerable academic attention, with studies exploring both their potential for contributing to rural development strategies and the opportunities they provide for counterin... Read More about Possible food economies: A methodological framework for exploring food production-consumption relationships.

Exploring biopower in the regulation of farm animal bodies: genetic policy interventions in UK livestock (2007)
Journal Article
Holloway, L., & Morris, C. (2007). Exploring biopower in the regulation of farm animal bodies: genetic policy interventions in UK livestock. Life Sciences, society and policy, 3(2), 82 - 98. doi:10.1186/1746-5354-3-2-82

This paper explores the analytical relevance of Foucault’s notion of biopower in the context of regulating and managing non-human lives and populations, specifically those animals that are the focus of livestock breeding based on genetic techni... Read More about Exploring biopower in the regulation of farm animal bodies: genetic policy interventions in UK livestock.


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