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Country life: agricultural technologies and the emergence of new rural subjectivities (2015)
Journal Article
Bear, C., & Holloway, L. (2015). Country life: agricultural technologies and the emergence of new rural subjectivities. Geography compass, 9(6), 303-315. https://doi.org/10.1111/gec3.12217

Rural areas have long been spaces of technological experimentation, development and resistance. In the UK, this is especially true in the post-second world war era of productivist food regimes, characterised by moves to intensification. The technolog... Read More about Country life: agricultural technologies and the emergence of new rural subjectivities.

Biopower and an ecology of genes : seeing livestock as meat via genetics (2015)
Book Chapter
Holloway, L. (2015). Biopower and an ecology of genes : seeing livestock as meat via genetics. In J. Emel, & H. Neo (Eds.), Political Ecologies of Meat (178-194). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315818283

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.

The contested aesthetics of farmed animals : visual and genetic views of the body (2015)
Book Chapter
Holloway, L., & Morris, C. (2015). The contested aesthetics of farmed animals : visual and genetic views of the body. In E. Straughan, & H. Hawkins (Eds.), Geographical Aesthetics: Imagining Space, Staging Encounters (267-281). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315584355-20

Farmed animals have long been the subject of aesthetic appreciation. They are valued for their particular contribution to the aesthetics of agricultural landscapes and can act as important visual signifiers of geographical locality (Evans and Yarwood... Read More about The contested aesthetics of farmed animals : visual and genetic views of the body.