The Politics of Nature in the Anthropocene


Nature has entered the political arena and it has become increasingly necessary to respond to ecological crises. McAfee examines the changing roles of scientists and politicians in the decision-making processes that affect the environment. She shows how the concept of the Anthropocene is being used differently: it can narrow approaches to human collectivity, create boundaries between man and nature, and potentially disguise the selective powers that steer human interactions with the environment.