Essays about: "biopower"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 32 essays containing the word biopower.

  1. 11. Biochar production integration into Phoenix BioPower BTC technology

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Àurea Solé Carulla; [2018]
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    Abstract : Phoenix BioPowers teknik BTC (Biomass fired TopCycle) integrerar förgasning av biomassa som ett försteg till en TopCycle högtrycksgasturbin. Dessutom injiceras ånga tillsammans med produktgasen i förbränningen, för att uppnå hög effektivitet samt minskar de totala kostnaderna samtidigt som tekniken erbjuder kontrollerbar och pålitlig förnybar kraft. READ MORE

  2. 12. Power Nap: Visualising sleep and neoliberal governmentality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier

    Author : Eilidh Urquhart; [2018]
    Keywords : Neoliberalism; sleep; governmentality; reality TV; quantified self; self-tracking; biopolitics; time; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how representations of sleep and sleeplessness in mass culture can be reflective of shifts in the constitution of time and self-image driven by neoliberal capitalism, using Shattered, a reality TV show and Sleep Cycle, a self-tracking app, as points of analysis. The first part of the thesis introduces various discourses around sleep, optimisation and productivity that exist in present day late capitalism, and authors and theorists who have studied them. READ MORE

  3. 13. Abortion stigma in Sweden: An explorative study and analysis of women’s personal experiences

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Ingrid Siösteen Holmblad; [2017-10-09]
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    Abstract : Abortion stigma has been identified as a harmful social phenomenon with severe consequences for women all over the world. Recent conceptualizations within the emerging field of abortion stigma suggest that the production of stigma is profoundly local. READ MORE

  4. 14. Struggling over Rights of Romani EU Migrants - An Inquiry into Biopower in the Case of the Eviction of the Sorgenfri Camp in Malmö, Sweden

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Johanna Dieskau; [2017]
    Keywords : Roma; Human Rights; European Union; Migration; Foucault; biopower; subjectivity; Sweden;

    Abstract : In 2015, local authorities in Malmö, Sweden, evicted an informal settlement, the Sorgenfri Camp, in which mostly Romani EU migrants were living. No housing alternatives were offered. Critics saw this as a human rights violation, but the municipality found that the people were not entitled to the rights in question. READ MORE

  5. 15. THE BIOPOLITICS OF DOMESTIC WORK AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE FEMALE 'OTHER' : REIMAGINING SPACES, LABOR, AND REPRESENTATIONS OF LIVE-IN DOMESTIC WORKERS IN FILM

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Filmvetenskap

    Author : Zoi Kourtoglou; [2017]
    Keywords : Cinema; biopower; biopolitics; maids; Antonio Negri; Michael Hardt; domestic space; heterotopia; Michel Foucault; immaterial labor; resistance; Emmanuel Levinas;

    Abstract : Representations of female characters in cinema have the effect of othering the female in front of the viewer’s gaze. Women’s characters are constructed along the lines of their gender and race difference. READ MORE