Essays about: "Biopolitics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 essays containing the word Biopolitics.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Registration as a biopolitical tool : An exploratory case study of stateless Roma

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

    Author : Emilie Yung Meiling; [2021]
    Keywords : statelessness; Roma; biopolitics; nation-birth link; Europe;

    Abstract : Taking up the persistent phenomena of statelessness across the world, this thesis explores the nexus between stateless Roma and registration practices. The current issue of lack of registration perpetuates statelessness, however, is largely under researched. READ MORE

  4. 4. How sustainable fast fashion and body inclusivity are shaped by class affiliation : A multimodal critical discourse analysis of class and health discourses in H&M’s communication

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    Author : Chiara Savorelli; Victoria Cassola; [2021]
    Keywords : sustainable fashion; body positivity; body inclusivity; H M; multimodal critical discourse analysis; health communication; class discourse analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how body positivity and sustainability are discursively constructed by fast fashion brands. The brand chosen as a case study is H&M, as it describes itself as being both environmentally and socially involved. READ MORE

  5. 5. EUROPE 2020: TOWARDS A NEOLIBERAL GOVERNMENTALITY? Neoliberal Dreams and Diffractive Awakenings

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Georgios Eleftherios Vordos; [2020-12-28]
    Keywords : Europe 2020; neoliberalism; biopolitics; diffraction; critical frame analysis; governmentality; European Union; inclusive growth;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this thesis is to examine whether the Europe 2020 strategy is of neoliberal nature and aims to adjust every aspect of life to be market-conforming.Furthermore, it examines if the target for an inclusive growth was achieved and whoended up benefitted from it. READ MORE