They call them 'good-luck polka dots': disciplining bodies, bird biopower, and human-animal relationships at the Aquarium of the Pacific

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Teresa Lloro-Bidart;
  • Publisher: University of Arizona Libraries
  • Journal: Journal of Political Ecology (issn: 1073-0451)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2458/v21i1.21142
  • Subject: Environmental sciences | GE1-350 | Political science | J

The Aquarium of the Pacific is a 501(c)3 institution in the United States, beholden to ticket sales for its survival. In this article I show how its staff, and its animals, co-participate in an "edutainment" project, where the institution governs the bodies of Lorikeets... View more
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