The GEELs lab at Queen’s regularly reads together on themes that are shared across our research projects. Below find some of the things we’ve read together and other related work.


Han, Clara (2018). Precarity, precariousness, and vulnerability. Annual Review of Anthropology 47: 331-43.

Katz, C., Marston, S. A., & Mitchell, K. (2015). Demanding life’s work. In K Meehan & K Strauss (Eds.) Precarious Worlds: Contested Geographies of Social Reproduction (pp. 174-188). University of Georgia Press.

Standing, Guy. (2011). The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class. New York: Bloomsbury.

Strauss, Kendra & Meehan, Katie ( New frontiers in life’s work. In K Meehan & K Strauss (Eds.) Precarious Worlds: Contested Geographies of Social Reproduction (pp. 1-22). University of Georgia Press.


Davis, Janae, Moulton, Alex, Van Sant, Levi, Williams, Brian (2019). Anthropocene, Capitalocene, … Plantationocene?: A manifesto for ecological justice in an age of global crises. Geography Compass 13:e12438.

Haraway, Donna (2015). Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Plantationocene, Chthulucene: Making kin. Environmental Humanities 6: 159-165.

Whyte, Kyle (2017). Indigenous climate change studies: Indigenizing futures, decolonizing the Anthropocene. English Language Notes 55(1-2): 153-162.

Wynter, Sylvia & McKittrick, Katherine (2015). Unparalleled catastrophe for our species? Or, to give humanness a different future: Conversations. In K McKittrick (Ed.), Sylvia Wynter: On being human as praxis (pp. 9-89). Durham: Duke University Press.

Diverse Economies

Bledsoe, Adam, McCreary, T & Wright, W. (2019). Theorizing diverse economies in the context of racial capitalism. Geoforum

Gibson-Graham, JK. (2008). Diverse economies: Performative practices for ‘other worlds’. Progress in Human Geography 32(5): 613-632.

Critical Corruption Studies

Doshi, Sapana & Ranganathan, Malini. (2019). Towards a ciritical geography of corruption and power in late capitalism. Progress in Human Geography 43(3): 436-457.

Doshi, Sapana & Ranganathan, Malini (2019). Corruption. In Antipode Editorial Collective (Eds) Keywords in Radical Geography: Antipode at 50 (pp. 68-73).

Gupta A (2012). Red Tape: Bureaucracy, Structural Violence, and Poverty in India. Duke University Press.

Jeffrey C & Young S (2014). Jug¯ad: Youth and enterprise in India. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 104(1): 182-195.