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Author O'Reilly, Jessica, 1978-
Title The technocratic Antarctic : an ethnography of scientific expertise and environmental governance / Jessica O'Reilly.
Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017.

Series Expertise : cultures and technologies of knowledge
Expertise (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Subject Scientists -- Antarctica.
Ethnology -- Antarctica.
Human ecology -- Antarctica.
Environmental policy -- Antarctica.
Antarctica -- Research.
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The imagined Antarctic : extremes and exceptions -- Antarctic environmental history : engaging and arranging things -- Sensing the ice : expert intimacy with data -- Samples and specimens at Antarctic biosecurity borders -- Managing Antarctic science in an epistemic technocracy -- Tectonic time and sacred geographies at the Larsemann Hills -- Charismatic data and climate change -- Conclusion : governance in technocratic natures.
Note Text in English.
Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher.
ISBN 9781501708350 (EPUB/MOBI)
9781501708367 (PDF)
OCLC # 956379795
Additional Format Print version: O'Reilly, Jessica, 1978- Technocratic Antarctic. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017 9780801454127 (DLC) 2016034188