Essays about: "biopower"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 32 essays containing the word biopower.

  1. 16. 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;

    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

  2. 17. Subversive Care : An Intersectional Analyses of Nursing as Affective Labor

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Maria Carmela Morrone; [2017]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Nursing and intersectionality is yet an under-explored field of research. This study is a tentative of reflecting about the interconnections between the care process in health settings such as mental health and end-of-life care, body experience and multiple aspects of health, discrimination and hierarchies in the medical setting. READ MORE

  3. 18. Looking Back : Racializing Assemblages and the Biopolitics of Resistance

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Filmvetenskap

    Author : Christian Rossipal; [2017]
    Keywords : copwatch; counter-surveillance; sousveillance; race; biopolitics; embodiment; corporeality;

    Abstract : The topic of this thesis is the biopolitics of video activism vis-à-vis racialized police violence. It is written against the backdrop of recent developments in the critique of two central concepts in field of biopolitics, namely Giorgio Agamben’s bare life and Michel Foucault’s biopower. Offsetting their respective framework, Alexander G. READ MORE

  4. 19. Refugee Biopolitics: A discourse analysis of the Swedish government’s recent shift in the speech on refugees

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Jakob Gometz; [2016-08-25]
    Keywords : Refugee; Sweden; biopolitics; biopower; bare life;

    Abstract : The increased movement of people across nation borders of recent years further complicates the relation between nationality and citizenship, thus challenging the nation state’s project of controlling its population. One group that perhaps provide the starkest contrast between birth and nation are refugees, who are forced to flee their homes and whose juridical status in practice is ambiguous. READ MORE

  5. 20. The Unwanted: negotiating the refugeehood in Sweden : A qualitative discourse analysis of individual narratives of denied asylum seekers.

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för sociala och psykologiska studier; Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för sociala och psykologiska studier

    Author : Maryna Vertiachykh; Malin Lindroth; [2016]
    Keywords : Critical Discourse Analysis; asylum refugeehood; power resistance; subjectification.;

    Abstract : By using critical discourse analysis this study aims to understand the asylum process in Sweden through the experiences of the denied asylum seekers as they are expressed in their narratives published online. The study also aims to explore how the applicants influence the asylum process and if the applicants perform any resistance. READ MORE