Ethics of Life

Contemporary Iberian Debates

Ed. Katarzyna Beilin and William Viestenz

Ethics of Life: Contemporary Iberian Debates
Katarzyna Beilin and William Viestenz

Part I. Genealogies of Ecological and Animal Rights Movements in Modern and Contemporary Iberia

  1. The Environment in Literature and the Arts in Spain
    Carmen Flys-Junquera and Tonia Raquejo
  2. Nunca Máis: Ecological Collectivism and the Prestige Disaster
    John H. Trevathan

Part II. Ecological Crisis and the Neoliberal Appropriation of Public Space

  1. Tourism and Quality of Life at the End of Franco's Dictatorship
    Eugenia Afinoguénova
  2. Die and Laugh in the Anthropocene: Disquieting Realism and Dark Humor in Biutiful and Nocilla experience
    Katarzyna Olga Beilin
  3. Cultivating the Square: Trash, Recycling, and the Cultural Ecology of Post-Crisis Madrid
    Matthew Feinberg and Susan Larson
  4. Degrowth and Ecological Economics in Twenty-First-Century Spain: Toward a Posthumanist Economy
    Luis I. Prádanos

Part III. Iberian Bio-Power: Life as a Political Matter

  1. Reproductive Rights in Spain: From Abortion Tourism to Reproduction Destination
    Pablo de Lora
  2. Mar adentro and the Question of Freedom
    Paul Begin
  3. Still Different? Biotechnology, Politics, and Culture in Spain
    Sainath Suryanarayanan and Katarzyna Olga Beiling

Part IV. Reassembling the Archive through the Concept of Life

  1. Iberian Cultural Studies beyond the Human: Exploring the Life History of Marcos Rodríguez Pantoja in Spanish Anthropology and Popular Film
    Daniel Ares López
  2. The Bull Also Rises: The Political Redemption of the Beast in La pell de brau by Salvador Espriu
    William Viestenz
  3. Animals in Contemporary Spanish Newspapers
    John Beusterien
  4. Accounting for Violence, Counting the Dead: The Civil War and Spain's Political Present
    Sebastiaan Faber

Spain: Taking the Alternative?
Martín López-Vega and Luis Martín-Estudillo