In this Book

Ethics of Life
summary
The contributors ask the following questions:

• What are the different rhetorical strategies employed by writers, artists, filmmakers, and activists to react to the degradation of life and climate change?
• How are urban movements using environmental issues to resist corporate privatization of the commons?
• What is the shape of Spanish debates on reproductive rights and biotechnology?
• What is the symbolic significance of the bullfighting debate and other human/animal issues in today's political turmoil in Spain?

Hispanic Issues Series
Nicholas Spadaccini, Editor-in-Chief

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Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Table of Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Introduction: Ethics of Life: Contemporary Iberian Debates
  2. Katarzyna Olga Beilin and William Viestenz
  3. pp. ix-xxxiv
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  1. I. Genealogies of Ecological and Animal Rights Movements in Modern and Contemporary Iberia
  2. pp. 1-2
  1. 1. The Environment in Literature and the Arts in Spain
  2. Carmen Flys-Junquera and Tonia Raquejo
  3. pp. 3-34
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  1. 2. Nunca Máis: Ecological Collectivism and the Prestige Disaster
  2. John H. Trevathan
  3. pp. 35-56
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  1. II. Ecological Crisis and the Neoliberal Appropriation of Public Space
  2. pp. 57-58
  1. 3. Tourism and "Quality of Life" at the End of Franco's Dictatorship
  2. Eugenia Afinoguénova
  3. pp. 59-88
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  1. 4. Die and Laugh in the Anthropocene: Disquieting Realism and Dark Humor in Biutiful and Nocilla experience
  2. Katarzyna Olga Beilin
  3. pp. 89-112
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  1. 5. Cultivating the Square: Trash, Recycling, and the Cultural Ecology of Post-Crisis Madrid
  2. Matthew I. Feinberg and Susan Larson
  3. pp. 113-142
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  1. 6. Degrowth and Ecological Economics in Twenty-First-Century Spain: Toward a Posthumanist Economy
  2. Luis I. Prádanos
  3. pp. 143-160
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  1. III. Iberian Bio-Power: Life as a Political Matter
  2. pp. 161-162
  1. 7. Reproductive Rights in Spain: From "Abortion Tourism" to "Reproduction Destination"
  2. Pablo de Lora
  3. pp. 163-182
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  1. 8. Mar adentro and the Question of Freedom
  2. Paul Begin
  3. pp. 183-202
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  1. 9. Still Different? Biotechnology, Politics, and Culture in Spain
  2. Sainath Suryanarayanan and Katarzyna Olga Beilin
  3. pp. 203-228
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  1. IV. Reassembling the Archive through the Concept of Life
  2. pp. 229-230
  1. 10. Iberian Cultural Studies beyond the Human: Exploring the Life History of Marcos Rodríguez Pantoja in Spanish Anthropology and Popular Film
  2. Daniel Ares López
  3. pp. 231-256
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  1. 11. The Bull Also Rises: The Political Redemption of the Beast in La pell de brau by Salvador Espriu
  2. William Viestenz
  3. pp. 257-278
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  1. 12. Animals in Contemporary Spanish Newspapers
  2. John Beusterien
  3. pp. 279-294
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  1. 13. Accounting for Violence, Counting the Dead: The Civil War and Spain's Political Present
  2. Sebastiaan Faber
  3. pp. 295-318
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  1. Afterword: Spain: Taking the Alternative?
  2. Martín López-Vega and Luis Martín-Estudillo
  3. pp. 319-330
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 331-336
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 337-342
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