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Agency, affect, and the immunological politics of disaster resilience

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Grove,Kevin (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
2014-04
ISBN:
0263-7758
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Jamaica, Ecology, Emergency management, Environmental policy, Biopolitics, immunization
Notes:
Critical analysis of participatory disaster resilience programming in Jamaica. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork conducted with Jamaica's national disaster management agency, argues that resilience operates through an affective economy of fear, hope, and confidence that enacts an immunitary biopolitics.