Hoping for reproductive degrowth as a path to multispecies justice and non-familistic unprecedented alliances, in her latest book Angela Balzano reframes the Foucauldian analysis of biopower and biopolitics according to a transfeminist, materialistic and ecosystemic approach, and carries on her longstanding dialogue with such authors as Donna Haraway, Sarah Franklin, Melinda Cooper and Catherine Waldby, to name but a few. The book adopts a situated interdisciplinary perspective that has the feminist Studies of Science and Technology as its point of departure, and has a theoretical approach that sometimes adopts a pamphlet-like style. Here, figurations, intended as located and transformative cartographies, entangle theoretical focuses (identified in the book as “ritornelli speculativi” [speculative refrains] with contemporary embodied accounts (called Embedded Living-withs - Convissuti radicati), which root them in the situated experience of Balzano as a transfeminist activist and academic and inside present and historical Italian feminist struggles for reproductive justice.

Per farla finita con la famiglia. Dall’aborto alle parentele postumane [Doing Away with Family. From Abortion to Posthuman Kin]

Federica Timeto
2021

Abstract

Hoping for reproductive degrowth as a path to multispecies justice and non-familistic unprecedented alliances, in her latest book Angela Balzano reframes the Foucauldian analysis of biopower and biopolitics according to a transfeminist, materialistic and ecosystemic approach, and carries on her longstanding dialogue with such authors as Donna Haraway, Sarah Franklin, Melinda Cooper and Catherine Waldby, to name but a few. The book adopts a situated interdisciplinary perspective that has the feminist Studies of Science and Technology as its point of departure, and has a theoretical approach that sometimes adopts a pamphlet-like style. Here, figurations, intended as located and transformative cartographies, entangle theoretical focuses (identified in the book as “ritornelli speculativi” [speculative refrains] with contemporary embodied accounts (called Embedded Living-withs - Convissuti radicati), which root them in the situated experience of Balzano as a transfeminist activist and academic and inside present and historical Italian feminist struggles for reproductive justice.
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