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Book Review: Pigeon Trouble: Bestiary Biopolitics in a Deindustrialized America

Hoon Song. Pigeon Trouble: Bestiary Biopolitics in a Deindustrialized America. 2010. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 262 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8122-4242-3 Reviewed by Marcel LaFlamme, Department of Anthropology, Rice University (US) On the first Monday of September, the townspeople of Hegins, Pennsylvania would assemble in the park to kill pigeons. Birds rounded up in the railyards […]