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dc.contributor.authorCHUA, LIANA
dc.contributor.authorFAIR, HANNAH
dc.contributor.authorSCHREER, VIOLA
dc.contributor.authorSTĘPIEŃ, ANNA
dc.contributor.authorTHUNG, PAUL HASAN
dc.date.accessioned2021-11-23T17:12:20Z
dc.date.available2021-11-23T17:12:20Z
dc.date.issued2021-11-23
dc.date.submitted2020-07-31
dc.identifier.issn0094-0496
dc.identifier.issn1548-1425
dc.identifier.otheramet13045
dc.identifier.urihttps://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/330991
dc.description.abstractABSTRACT: In an era of mass extinction, who gets a life jacket, who is left to drown or swim—and on what basis? This article addresses these questions by analyzing how tropes and practices of responsibility are variously enacted, reworked, contested, and refused across the global nexus of orangutan conservation. Drawing on multisited, collaborative ethnography, we trace the mutually constitutive relation between multiple orangutan figures and commons imaginaries at different nodes of conservation—from environmental activism in the Global North to NGO‐villager encounters in rural Borneo. In so doing, we “uncommon” international conservation's encompassing planetary imaginaries, showing how dominant portrayals of the orangutan as a global responsibility are translated and fragmented in different settings. We further contemplate what an analytic of responsibility might bring to ongoing discussions about the “commoning” planetary epoch in which conservation is increasingly embedded: the Anthropocene. [commons, uncommoning, responsibility, orangutan conservation, the Anthropocene, Borneo, Indonesia]
dc.languageen
dc.subjectOriginal Manuscript
dc.title“Only the orangutans get a life jacket”
dc.typeArticle
dc.date.updated2021-11-23T17:12:19Z
prism.publicationNameAmerican Ethnologist
dc.identifier.doi10.17863/CAM.78436
dcterms.dateAccepted2021-05-20
rioxxterms.versionofrecord10.1111/amet.13045
rioxxterms.versionAO
rioxxterms.versionVoR
rioxxterms.licenseref.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.contributor.orcidCHUA, LIANA [0000-0001-7518-8181]
dc.contributor.orcidFAIR, HANNAH [0000-0002-1758-778X]
dc.contributor.orcidSCHREER, VIOLA [0000-0002-9733-7819]


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