Biopolitics. by Thomas Landon Thorson

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references.

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LC ClassificationsJA71 .T53
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Paginationvii, 216 p.
Number of Pages216
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Open LibraryOL4573899M
ISBN 100030831423
LC Control Number77099107

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Terms of the Political: Community, Immunity, Biopolitics presents a decade of thought about the origins and possibilities of political theory from one of contemporary Italy's most prolific and engaging political theorists, Roberto Esposito.

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Governmentality and biopolitics has emerged as a chief source of scholarship and debate within contemporary international relations (IR), particularly among those involved in the sub-disciplines, Critical Security Studies and International Political Sociology. Governmentality, first and foremost, is a term coined by philosopher Michel Foucault, and refers to the way in which the state.

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The biography of a multifaceted technological object, the IUD, illuminates how political contexts shaped contraceptive development, marketing, use, and users. The intrauterine device (IUD) is used by million women around the world.

It is the second most prevalent method of female fertility control in the global South and the third most prevalent in the global North.In Beyond Biopolitics, prominent theorists seek to account for and critically engage the tendencies that have informed neoliberal governance in the past and are expressed in its reformulation today.

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