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Bovine and human becomings in histories of dairy technologies: robotic milking systems and remaking animal and human subjectivity (2017)
Journal Article
HOLLOWAY, L., & BEAR, C. (2017). Bovine and human becomings in histories of dairy technologies: robotic milking systems and remaking animal and human subjectivity. BJHS Themes, 2, 215-234. https://doi.org/10.1017/bjt.2017.2

This paper positions the recent emergence of robotic or automatic milking systems (AMS) in relation to discourses surrounding the longer history of milking technologies in the UK and elsewhere. The mechanisation of milking has been associated with se... Read More about Bovine and human becomings in histories of dairy technologies: robotic milking systems and remaking animal and human subjectivity.

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.


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