Essays about: "biopower"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 32 essays containing the word biopower.

  1. 6. 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

  2. 7. “It’s so much more than just sports…” : a study of public health in the municipalities of Hultsfred and Vimmerby

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

    Author : Emma Sahlström; [2018]
    Keywords : public health; health discourse; biopolitics; governmentality;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how the public health discourse takes its expression in the municipalities of Vimmerby and Hultsfred, as health has become an imperative guiding the conduct of everyday life. In the understanding of public health having both political and symbolic dimensions, the theoretical framework of Foucault and the concepts of governmentality and biopower are applied to the empirical material by means of qualitative research methods. READ MORE

  3. 8. ”Human uses carefully managed” : A critical discourse analysis of the Chagos Marine Protected Area

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för tema

    Author : Axel Hallgren; [2018]
    Keywords : large-scale marine protected areas; political ecology; biopolitics; human-nature relationship; territorialization; critical discourse analysis; chagos marine protected area;

    Abstract : The large marine protected area (MPA) declared in 2010 around the Chagos Archipelago, also known as the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT), has led to a conflict in the thick of environmental protection, colonialism, sovereignty claims, and the human rights dispute of the Chagossian people that once were exiled from the islands in the 1970s. By applying a Foucauldian inspired critical discourse analysis, this study interprets and examines how the nature/human relationship was portrayed during and after the creation of the Chagos MPA. READ MORE

  4. 9. Life or Death: Biopower and Racism in Huxley´s Brave New World

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Erik Illerhag; [2018]
    Keywords : Brave New World; Aldous Huxley; Biopower; Eugenics; Michel Foucault; Racism;

    Abstract : Aldous Huxley´s Brave New World describes how a totalitarian power has taken control over both body and mind of the whole population. A hierarchical caste system, where a person´s role in society is predetermined long before birth, maintains stability together with brain-washing methods and propaganda. READ MORE

  5. 10. SOFT POWER - The Intercultural Bilingual Education policy as a window onto larger processes of governance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Elin Bergner; [2018]
    Keywords : Social anthropology; policy; EIB; Andean Nations; Governmentality; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study looks into Intercultural Bilingual Education among the Indigenous Peoples of the Andes. Using the policy as a vantage point it shows the interconnectedness of the different parts of a larger network of processes influencing it. READ MORE