Christine Labuski's research while affiliated with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and other places

Publications (3)

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Growth in renewable energy does not displace fossil fuel use on a one-to-one basis, but rather increases the total amount of energy that is produced. As numerous scholars have argued, an energy transition away from – rather than in addition to – fossil fuels will require more than technology and financial capital. Here we argue that a feminist pers...
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In 2014, the United States Federal Aviation Administration chose six sites at which to conduct research crucial to integrating unmanned aircraft systems into the nation’s airspace. Analyzing data collected from five focus groups that we conducted at one of these test sites, this article centers on the gendered and racialized politics of civilian un...

Citations

... On a micro level, case studies should investigate how the planning and implementation of hydrogen projects can be aligned with principles of energy and environmental justice. Feminist, decolonial, degrowth and ecosocialist perspectives are helpful to identify cornerstones for building inclusive, democratic and just hydrogen futures beyond neo-colonial, capitalist and patriarchal hydrogen techno-utopias (Bell et al. 2020, Lennon 2017). ...
... Other studies have explored the persistence of gendered and racialized politics in the imagination, design and deployment of security devices (e.g. Olson and Labuski, 2018;Wilke, 2017). Suchman et al. (2017) have recently called for a renewed attention to the materialsemiotic dynamics through which security practices reproduce asymmetry and de facto insecurity. ...