Essays about: "Biopolitics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 essays containing the word Biopolitics.

  1. 1. The In-Visible : Life as an IDU with HIV in Romania

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Georgia Cristiana Zavatti; [2022]
    Keywords : IDU; homeless; HIV; post-socialist; structural violence; biopolitics; governmentality; homo sacer; other; stigma; risk; ID card; drugs; vulnerability; visibility; invisibility;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to present the situation of the intravenous drug-users (IDUs) living with HIV in Romania, with a focus on Bucharest. The study follows the IDUs experiences from the environment they live in, to the day-to-day examples of structural violence they face. READ MORE

  2. 2. The bare life in the al-Hol camp in Syria: The case of the Swedish children

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fadi Azzo; [2022]
    Keywords : Al-Hol camp; Swedish Children; ISIS; Syria; Sweden; Bare Life; State of Exception; Giorgio Agamben; Biopolitics; Political Theory; International Relations.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This paper aims to understand the constitution of the al-Hol camp in Syria, where thousands of women and children from 57 different countries are detained in subhuman conditions. I did that by studying the case of the Swedish children, motivated by the contradiction that those children did not get help even though they belong to one of the most liberal welfare states in the world. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Construction of (Un)Desired Migrants in Policy: A Foucauldian Discourse Analysis of the EU’s New Pact on Migration and Asylum

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Alexandra Andersson; [2022]
    Keywords : Migration; Categories; New Pact; European Union; Biopolitics; Discourse; Foucault; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the aspirations for the European Union’s future population composition through the European Commission’s proposal of the New Pact on Migration and Asylum. By examining six policy documents, this thesis investigates the migrant and citizen categories that are constructed and the technologies of biopower that will be employed to achieve the expressed aspirations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Am I not a woman even when I am pregnant?: An analysis of the development of fetal rights in policy documents in Europe and how pregnant women are fetal containers and second-class citizens

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Danielle Fröstad; [2021-10-14]
    Keywords : Pregnant women; Fetal containers; Second-class citizens; Fetal rights; Women’s rights; Policing; Human rights; Biopower; Biopolitics;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the development of fetal rights in policy documents in Europe and how fetal rights and the protection of fetal life can be a part of the discussion of how pregnant women are associated with being “fetal containers” and(/or) “second-class citizens”. The study aims to identify different articles and paragraphs in policy documents that can identify the connection between fetal rights and pregnancy rights and how pregnant women are “fetal containers” and(/or) “second-class citizens”. READ MORE

  5. 5. Between Discourse and Practice : A Critical Analysis of the EU Migration Regime

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Lara Solty; [2021]
    Keywords : EU; migration; biopolitics; borders; discourse analysis; externalization; Mediterranean; pushbacks;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how migration is framed in the public discourse of the European Union (EU) and in how far the discourse corresponds with the EU’s actions in the Mediterranean. A content analysis and critical discourse analysis of speeches and policy documents produced by the EU, identify that the discourse on migration is heavily focused on externalization and depoliticization. READ MORE