Essays about: "biopolitics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the word biopolitics.

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

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Do It Yourself Hormone Replacement Therapy In Dissonance With State-Sanctioned Constructions of Gender

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

    Author : Edwin Fondén; [2020]
    Keywords : Cisnormativity; Transgender; Biopolitics; Public Health; Social Anthropology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Although the field of transgender studies has grown exponentially during the last decades, little is still known about gender affirmative medication outside institutionalized settings. Based on group interviews and autoethnographic accounts, this thesis sheds light on the experiences of practitioners of unprescribed hormone replacement therapy. 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/Kultur och samhälle

    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. Data Biopolitics for Peace? ‘Peace’ as a Technique of Power for Social Control

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Veronika Wilhelmová; [2020]
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    Abstract : In light of Sweden’s increased reliance on surveillance for ensuring security within its own borders, as well as the promotion of big data use for the purposes of predictive analyses in support of peacebuilding, these developments warrant critical assessment. This thesis engages in an explanatory critique of the discursive (re-)definitions of peace in 16 officially released online documents of the Government Offices of Sweden against the backdrop of the increasing use of data technology. READ MORE