Essays about: "biopower"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 essays containing the word biopower.

  1. 1. Coronavirus, Risk, and Responsibility - A Governmental Analysis of Swedish Crisis Management During the Covid-19 Pandemic

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Joel Bergenfalk; [2020]
    Keywords : Covid-19; coronavirus; Michel Foucault 1926–1984 ; governmentality; risk; biopower; responsibilization; Sweden; crises; human rights; Social Sciences;

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  2. 2. Resistance is Utile : a study of civil society organizing for public service regarding the Occupation of Sollefteå Hospital

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Mimmi Andersson Johansen; [2020]
    Keywords : resistance; occupation; discourse; biopower; identification; cultural heritage;

    Abstract : The declining access to public service is a concern for most rural areas in Sweden. This study aims to understand how civil society organize in order to maintain public service with the example of the occupation of Sollefteå Hospital. The protest opposes the closure of acute health care wards, most notably the maternity ward. READ MORE

  3. 3. Danger, Docility and the Denial of Death: On Productive Forces of Violent Practices in Prison

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rut Berling; [2020]
    Keywords : Bare life; biopower; discourse of security; force-feeding; F-Type prisons; hunger strike; medical discourse; sovereign power; torture; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis establishes an understanding of violence as discourse in the setting of Turkish prisons, during the death fast in the early 2000s. It uncovers discourses embedded in the acts of torture, hunger striking and force-feeding, each able to produce certain kinds of subjects. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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