Essays about: "Biopolitics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 essays containing the word Biopolitics.

  1. 1. Gestational Surrogacy or Wombs for Rent? An analysis of the surrogacy debate in Spain.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Rocío Urías Martínez; [2020]
    Keywords : Surrogacy; Wombs for rent; Discourse Theory; Bodily autonomy; Redistribution; Recognition; Biopolitics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Surrogacy is a much-discussed issue in Spain since in 2017 the political party Ciudadanos proposed in parliament a law to legalize altruistic surrogacy. Since then, the main political parties have constructed a discourse on surrogacy, positioning themselves in favor of or against its legalization. READ MORE

  2. 2. Age of Arrakis: State Apparatuses and Foucauldian Biopolitics in Frank Herbert's Dune

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Pontus Viberg; [2019]
    Keywords : power; ideology; biopower; religion; science fiction; Herbert Dune; America; colonialism; state apparatus;

    Abstract : Frank Herbert’s Dune is generally recognized as the best-selling science fiction novel of all time. While it is commonly referred to as a novel of environmental characteristics, this essay investigates the depiction of society and how the power dynamics in this far future setting are presented. READ MORE

  3. 3. From invisibility to political witch-hunt: The influence of everyday marginalization on the sense of Polish and European belonging among the LGBTQ+ minority in Poland.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Anna Jastrzembska; [2019]
    Keywords : narrative analysis; LGBTQ ; European identity; sexual citizenship; European Studies; Poland; Cultural Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Thirty years after the fall of communism and fifteen years after Poland joined the European Union, there have been more steps backwards than forwards in regards to gender and sexual equality. From the very beginning, this has been a cause of tension between Poland and the EU. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Development-Security Nexus

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Pedagogik; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Thomas Wright; [2019]
    Keywords : security; development; biopower; biopolitics; underdeveloped; populations; contingency; frame analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The increasingly interwoven landscape of development and security (often referred to as the ‘development-security nexus’) has become a salient feature of contemporary international relations. This thesis will investigate what this nexus entails and how it impacts the reality of developmental projects ‘on the ground’. READ MORE

  5. 5. Race and Religion : The Construction of Race in a Pro-Nazi Christian Association in Interwar Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Gustaf Forsell; [2019]
    Keywords : Sweden; interwar period; pro-Nazism; race; Christianity; liberal theology; völkisch ideology; Sveriges Religiösa Reformförbund;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to scrutinize how Sveriges Religiösa Reformförbund (Swedish Association of Religious Reform), a pro-Nazi Christian association in interwar Sweden, constructed the concept of race during the years 1929–1940. Using hermeneutic content analysis and a theoretical approach based on “biopolitics” and “political theology,” I examine the construction during three identified periods: 1929–1933, 1934–1937, 1938–1940. READ MORE