Paper $12.95 ISBN: 9780996635561 Published July 2018

Making Kin not Population

Reconceiving Generations

Edited by Adele Clarke and Donna Haraway

Making Kin not Population

Edited by Adele Clarke and Donna Haraway

Distributed for Prickly Paradigm Press

120 pages | 4 1/2 x 7 | © 2018
Paper $12.95 ISBN: 9780996635561 Published July 2018

As the planet’s human numbers grow and environmental concerns proliferate, natural scientists, economists, and policy-makers are increasingly turning to new and old questions about families and kinship as matters of concern. From government programs designed to fight declining birth rates in Europe and East Asia, to controversial policies seeking to curb population growth in countries where birth rates remain high, to increasing income inequality transnationally, issues of reproduction introduce new and complicated moral and political quandaries.

Making Kin Not Population ends the silence on these issues with essays from leading anti-racist, ecologically-concerned, feminist scholars. Though not always in accord, these contributors provide bold analyses of complex issues of intimacy and kinship, from reproductive justice to environmental justice, and from human and nonhuman genocides to new practices for making families and kin. This timely work offers vital proposals for forging innovative personal and public connections in the contemporary world.

Introducing Making Kin Not Population
Adele Clarke
Chapter 1. Black AfterLives Matter: Cultivating Kinfulness as Reproductive Justice
Ruha Benjamin
Chapter 2. Making Kin in the Chthulucene: Reproducing Multispecies Justice
Donna Haraway
Chapter 3. Against Population, Towards Alterlife
Michelle Murphy
Chapter 4. New Feminist Biopolitics for Ultra-low-fertility East Asia
Yu-Ling Huang and Chia-Ling Wu
Chapter 5. Making Love and Relations Beyond Settler Sex and Family
Kim TallBear
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