Essays about: "Giorgio Agamben"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the words Giorgio Agamben.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. ‘Here there be monsters’ - A comparative case study of the discrimination against people with pedophilia in the US, UK and Germany

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Jessica Stegermaier; [2020]
    Keywords : Pedophilia; child sexual abuse; discrimination; media; prevention;

    Abstract : Pedophilia is one of the most misunderstood mental disorders in contemporary society. The aim of this thesis is to analyse the discriminatory behaviour against people with a pedophilic disorder by the public at large, the media and current legislations; in the case of the US, the UK and Germany. READ MORE

  3. 3. Agamben's Aesthetic Framework and the Published Poetry of the Artist-Poet

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Estetik

    Author : Sebastian Rozenberg; [2020]
    Keywords : aesthetics; Agamben; art; artist-poet; Bernadette Corporation; Broodthaers; Hanne Lippard; Karl Larsson; Karl Holmqvist; poiesis; poetry; potentiality;

    Abstract : The main objective of this thesis is to formulate a practical aesthetic framework from Giorgio Agamben’s writings, and to use his concepts as an interpretative tool in relation to certain aspects of poetry in contemporary art. The specific category of printed poetry by artists is studied from a meta perspective, looking primarily at the gesture performed by writing poetry as an artist. READ MORE

  4. 4. The War on the Womb: A socio-legal analysis of women’s bodies as battlegrounds for biopolitical control and regulation by the Trump Administration

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Lena Fonteyne; [2020]
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    Abstract : This thesis explores how reproductive rights regulations in the U.S. by the Trump administration perpetuate the biopolitical control of women’s bodies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Biopolitical bodies at the Greek-Turkish border

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Giorgos Litsis; [2020]
    Keywords : Biopolitics; state of exception; bare life; homo sacer; borders;

    Abstract : On 27 February 2020, Erdogan announced that he would open the Turkish border, allowing refugees to cross into Europe. Greece’s response was the deployment of military forces and the suspension of asylum applications. READ MORE