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Engendering the anthropocene in oceania: Fatalism, resilience, resistance

Jolly, Margaret


The concept of the Anthropocene confounds Eurocentric distinctions of natural and human history, as Dipesh Chakrabarty observes. But who are ‘we’ in the Anthropocene, how do notions of our shared humanity contend with the cascading global inequalities of place, race, class and gender. Oceania is often said to have contributed the least and suffered the most from climate change. Pacific women, and especially those living on low lying atolls, have been portrayed as the most vulnerable to the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Cultural Studies Review
DOI: 10.5130/csr.v25i2.6888
Access Rights: Open Access


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