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Livestock for some, ownership debates for all: A review of Who Owns the Stock? Collective and Multiple Property Rights in Animals

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Reviewed in this essay: Who Owns the Stock? Collective and Multiple Property Rights in Animals, Khazanov, Anatoly and Günther Schlee, eds., Berghahn Books, 2012. This volume suggests that, in the face of the rapid diffusion of the notion of private property across the globe, there remain three main domains of objects subject to more complicated arrangements: “land,” “large domestic animals,” and...

TRB Podcast: Martin Manalansan on “Queer Dwellings: Migrancy, Precarity and Fabulosity”

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On September 11, Professor Martin F. Manalansan was welcomed by a packed room at U of T’s Munk School of Global Affairs. In “Queer Dwellings: Migrancy, Precarity and Fabulosity,” Prof. Manalansan “builds” and reflects on the nuances of Martin Heidegger’s notion of dwelling in these precarious times. Although about the early 20th century, Heidegger’s understanding of dwelling...