Essays about: "Necropolitics"

Found 2 essays containing the word Necropolitics.

  1. 1. The Fields of Trans* Necropolitics: Trans Women‟s Narratives On the Vulnerabilities of Trans Death, Bereavement, Posthumous Challenges and Activism in Turkey

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Orhun Gündüz; [2017-11-09]
    Keywords : Necropolitics; trans feminist activism; collective remembrance; bereavement; transgender image; Turkey;

    Abstract : This study aims to bring forward the phenomenon of trans death, underscoring the challenges that trans women in İstanbul experience, endure and confront during the posthumous scenes of autopsy, funeral and burial. Departing from and developing the concept of trans necropolitics, I examine trans death in two explanatory layers. READ MORE

  2. 2. "The Speciesism Gaze!?" : An ethical discursive analysis of animal right posters from a postcolonial, eco-critical and new materialist feminist perspective.

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för sociala och psykologiska studier

    Author : Lena Johansson; [2017]
    Keywords : speciesism gaze; sexism; racism; grievability; killability; species necropolitics; anthropocentrism; androcentrism; anthropocene; intertextuality; intersectionality; eco-critical; new materialism feminism; post humanities; animal rights; blicken av speciesism; rasism; antropocentrism; androcentrism; antropocen; intertextualitet; intersektionalitet; eko-kritisk; djurs rätt;

    Abstract : Our western society and lifestyle is to a considerable extent depended on the way we perceive and treat our co-existing non-human species. Industrial farming, vivisection, sports, circuses etcetera are just a few examples of how human use and exploit animal bodies for own gain. READ MORE