Irus Braverman

Professor; William J. Magavern Faculty Scholar

 

Research Focus: Animal Studies, Law and Geography, Law and Society, Legal Ethnography, Science and Technology Studies

Links: Curriculum VitaeSSRN, Personal Website

 

Contact Information

625 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1100
Phone: 716-645-3030
Email: irusb@buffalo.edu

Faculty Assistant: Anita M. Mazurek

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Books

ANIMALS, BIOPOLITICS, LAW: LIVELY LEGALITIES (ed.)(Routledge) (2016)

WILD LIFE: THE INSTITUTION OF NATURE (Stanford University Press) (2015)

THE EXPANDING SPACES OF LAW: A TIMELY LEGAL GEOGRAPHY (with N. Blomley, D. Delaney, A. Kedar, eds.) (Stanford University Press) (2014)
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ZOOLAND: THE INSTITUTION OF CAPTIVITY (Stanford Law Books) (2012)
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PLANTED FLAGS: TREES, LAND, AND LAW IN ISRAEL/PALESTINE (Cambridge University Press) (2009)
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I ḤUḲIYUT BE-MIZRAḤ YERUSHALAYIM : TOFAʻAT HARISOT HA-BATIM BI-REʼI MERḤAV, MISHPAṬ ṾE-ḤEVRAH (POWERS OF "ILLEGALITY": HOUSE DEMOLITIONS AND RESISTANCE IN EAST JERUSALEM) (2006)
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Journal Articles

Managing Bombs and Turtles: Critical Military Geography in Vieques, GEOFORUM (forthcoming 2017)

Renouncing Israeli Citizenship as Protest: Reflections by a Liminal Jewish Israeli Citizen-Ethnographer, CRITICAL INQUIRY (forthcoming 2017)

Anticipating Endangerment: The Biopolitics of Threatened Species Lists, BIOSOCIETIES (forthcoming 2016)

Captive: Zoometric Operations in Gaza, PUBLIC CULTURE, vol. 29: 191-215 (2016)
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Biopolarity: Coral Scientists between Hope and Despair, ANTHROPOLOGY NOW, vol. 8 (2016)
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Bleached! The Catastrophe Management of Corals, FUTURES, (2016)
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Conservation and Hunting: Till Death Do They Part? A Legal Ethnography of Deer Management. Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law 30(2): 143-200 (2015)

Hyperlegality and Heightened Surveillance: The Case of Threatened Species Lists, SURVEILLANCE & SOCIETY, vol.13: 310-313 (2015)

Rights of Passage: On Doors, Technology, and the Fourth Amendment, JOURNAL OF LAW, CULTURE, AND THE HUMANITIES (2015)
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Conservation without Nature: the Trouble with In Situ versus Ex Situ Conservation, GEOFORUM vol. 51: 47 (2014)
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Governing the Wild: Databases, Algorithms, and Population Models as Biopolitics, SURVEILLANCE & SOCIETY vol. 12: 15 (2014)
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Animal Frontiers: A Tale of Three Zoos in Israel/Palestine, CULTURAL CRITIQUE vol. 85: 122-162 (2013)
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Animal Mobilegalities: The Regulation of Animal Movement in the American City, HUMANIMALIA vol. 5(1): 104-135 (2013)
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Passing the Sniff Test: Police Dogs as Biotechnology, THE BUFFALO LAW REVIEW vol. 61: 1495 (2013)
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A Tale of Two Zoos, ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING A vol. 44: 2535 (2012)
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Checkpoint Watch: Reflections on Isreal's Border Administration in the West Bank, SOCIAL & LEGAL STUDIES vol. 21: 297 (2012)

Foucault Goes to the Zoo: Zooveillance in North America, SURVEILLANCE & SOCIETY vol. 10: 119 (2012)
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Looking at Zoos, JOURNAL OF CULTURAL STUDIES vol. 25: 809 (2011)
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States of Exemption: The Legal and Animal Geographies of American Zoos, ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING A vol. 43: 1693-1706 (2011)
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Civilized Borders: A Study of Israel's New Border Regime, ANTIPODE: A RADICAL JOURNAL OF GEOGRAPHY vol. 43: 264-296 (2010)
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Governing with Clean Hands: Automated Public Toilets and Sanitary Surveillance, SURVEILLANCE & SOCIETY  vol. 8: 1-27 (2010)
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Hidden in Plain View: Legal Geography from a Visual Perspective, JOURNAL OF LAW, CULTURE, AND THE HUMANITIES  :173 (2010)
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Zoo Registrars: A Bewildering Bureaucracy, DUKE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW & POLICY FORUM vol. 21: 165 (2010)
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Loo Law: The Public Washroom as a Hyper-Regulated Space, HASTINGS WOMEN'S LAW JOURNAL vol. 20: 45 (2009)
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Planting the Promised Landscape: Zionism, Nature, and Resistance in Israel/Palestine, NATURAL RESOURCES JOURNAL vol. 49: 317 (2009)
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Uprooting Identities: The Regulation of Olives in the Occupied West Bank, POLAR: THE POLITICAL AND LEGAL ANTHROPOLOGY REVIEW  vol. 32: 237 (2009)
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"The Tree is the Enemy Soldier:" A Sociolegal Making of War Landscapes in the Occupied West Bank, LAW & SOCIETY REVIEW  vol. 42: 449-482 (2008)
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Everybody Loves Trees: Policing American Cities Through Street Trees, DUKE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW & POLICY FORUM vol. 19: 81-118 (2008)
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Governing Certain Things: The Regulation of Street Trees in Four North American Cities, TULANE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW JOURNAL vol. 22: 35-60 (2008)
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Powers of Illegality: House Demolitions and Resistance in East Jerusalem, LAW AND SOCIAL INQUIRY vol. 32: 333 (2007)
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The Place of Translation in Jerusalem's Criminal Trial Court, NEW CRIMINAL LAW REVIEW vol. 10: 239 (2007)
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Illegality in East Jerusalem: Between House Demolitions and Resistance, THEORY AND CRITICISM vol. 28: 11 (2006)
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Chapters

The Regulatory Life of Threatened Species Lists in ANIMALS, BIOPOLITICS, LAW: LIVELY LEGALITIES, (Irus Braverman, ed.) (Routledge) (forthcoming)
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The Life and Law of Corals: Breathing Meditations in HANDBOOK OF RESEARCH METHODS IN ENVIRONMENTAL LAW (V. Brooks & A. Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos eds) (Edward Elgar Publishing) (forthcoming)
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More-than-Human Legalities, in THE WILEY HANDBOOK OF LAW AND SOCIETY (P. Ewick and A. Sarat eds.)  (Wiley Press) (2015)
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Order and Disorder in the Urban Forest, in URBAN FORESTS, TREES, AND GREEN SPACE: A POLITICAL ECOLOGY PERSPECTIVE (L. A. Sandberg, A. Bardekjian, and S. Butt, eds.)  (Routledge-Earthscan) (2014)

Good Night, Zoo: Human-Animal-City Relations in Children Books, VIRTUAL AND IDEAL WORLDS PART II (U. Gehmann and M. Reiche, eds.)  (2014)
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Introduction: Expanding the Spaces of Law, THE EXPANDING SPACES OF LAW: A TIMELY LEGAL GEOGRAPHY (with N. Blomley, D. Delaney, A. Kedar) (with N. Blomley, D. Delaney, A. Kedar, eds.) (Stanford Law Books) (2014) p. 1
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Who's Afraid of Methodology? Advocating a Methodological Turn in Legal Geography, THE EXPANDING SPACES OF LAW: A TIMELY LEGAL GEOGRAPHY (with N. Blomley, D. Delaney, A. Kedar, eds.) (Stanford Law Books) (2014) p. 120
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Animals and Law in the American City, ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND CONTRASTING IDEAS OF NATURE: A CONSTRUCTIVIST APPROACH (K. Hirokawa, ed.) (Cambridge University Press) (2014) p. 112
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Captive for Life: Conserving Extinct Species through Ex Situ Breeding, THE ETHICS OF CAPTIVITY (Lori Gruen,  ed.) (Oxford University Press) (2013)
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A Study of Animals, Law, and the American City, LAW'S IDEA OF NATURE (Keith H. Hirokawa, ed.) (2013)
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Legal Tails: Policing American Cities through Animals, POLICING CITIES: URBAN SECURITIZATION AND REGULATION IN A 21ST CENTURY WORLD (Randy K. Lippert and Kevin Walby, eds.) (Routledge) (2013) p. 130
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Zootopia: Utopia and Dystopia in the Zoological Garden, EARTH PERFECT? UTOPIA, NATURE, AND THE GARDEN (A. Giesecle and N. Jacobs, eds.) (Black Dog Press) (2012) p. 242
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Potty Training: Non-human Inspection in Public Washrooms, TOILET : PUBLIC RESTROOMS AND THE POLITICS OF SHARING (edited by Harvey Molotch and Laura Noren, ed.) (New York University Press) (2010) p. 65
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Checkpoint Gazes, ACTS OF CITIZENSHIP (Zed Books) (2008) p. 211-214
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